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The Sixth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2008) will be held at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India during 20-22 December, 2008. The ICON conference series is intended to act as a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing in India and abroad
There will be four keynote lectures in the conference besides the technical program of contributed papers.
After rigorous international refereeing process, the following papers have been selected for presentation at the conference.
Post Conference Tutorial:
There will be three tutorials on 20 December 2008.
20 December 2008 (10:00 am - 5:00 pm).
Tutorial 1 : Eilenberg machines, the Zen toolkit, and applications to Sanskrit Computational Linguistics.
Speakers : Gerard Huet, Directeur de recherches, INRIA. Benoit Razet, Doctoral student, Paris 7 University.
Tutorial 2 : Linguistic Data Annotation for Indian Languages
Speakers : Dipti Misra Sharma, et al, IIIT Hyderabad
Tutorial 3 : Sense Disambiguation and Attachment Disambiguation
Speakers : Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Mitesh Khapra, IIT Bombay
Student Paper Contest:
papers based on original work will be presented for the final round
of evaluation in the following two tracks:
NOTE: There will be a special discount for group registrations for the members of the consortia projects funded by DIT.
Group of 5 registrations : Rs.15000. (Main Conference + Free tutorial)
Group of 10 registrations : Rs.30000. (Main Conference + Free tutorial)
*Please note that student rates are only applicable to participants who will have full-time student status as on 01 August 2008. A letter verifying this status must accompany all registration forms. Letters must be signed by either a supervisor or head of department. If you register via the website a letter verifying student status must be sent by hard copy to the ICON-2008 Secretariat and must be carried in person and presented at the time of collecting the registration kit.
Travel support for students:
limited number of students can be supported for travel within India
under a grant from CIIL, Mysore. Kindly send your applications by
November 24, 2008 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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