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Call for papers

Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals

The Fourth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-2012)
Lund, October (24)-25-26, 2012

The Fourth Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-2012) will be held in Lund, October 25-26, 2012, organized by Lund University, (LTH and SOL), with support from the Swedish Graduate School of Language Technology (GSLT).
SLTC-2012 will be collocated with a Nordic Seminar on speech recognition organized by ASTIN (The workgroup for Language Technology in the Nordic Countries) on October 24-25:

The SLTC program committee invites two types of contributions to the conference:

  1. Papers (Deadline: August 27, 2012)
  2. Workshop proposals (Deadline: June 4, 2012)


Content: Papers are invited on all aspects of language technology, including natural language processing, speech technology, and relevant neighboring areas. Papers can describe completed or ongoing research, as well as practical applications of language technology, and may be combined with system demonstrations.

Format: Papers will be presented at the conference either as posters or as oral presentations and will be published as extended abstracts.

Submission: Papers should be submitted as extended abstracts (max. 2 pages) using the style files available on the conference website:

Deadline: The deadline for submission is August 27, 2012.

Review: Papers will be reviewed by the program committee. Authors will be notified September 14, 2012.


Content: Workshops are invited on any theme relevant to language technology, including applications, best practice, theoretical foundations, and its relation to neighboring disciplines.

Format: Workshops will be devoted up to two hours of the conference program, possibly in parallel with other activities. The exact format is decided by the workshop organizers.

Submission: Workshop proposals should be submitted by e-mail to The e-mail message should contain the following information:

  1. Name of the workshop;
  2. Full list of organizers;
  3. Short description of the workshop theme and intended audience;
  4. Short description of the workshop organization:
    • Will there be a call for papers or only invited presentations?
    • Will there be regular talks, posters, panels, discussions, or what?
    • Will there be published proceedings?
  5. Duration of the workshop (normally 1 or 2 hours).

Deadline: The deadline for submission is June 4, 2012.

Review: Workshop proposals will be reviewed by the program committee. Proposers will be notified June 14, 2012.

Organizing Committee

Pierre Nugues, Anders Ardö, Jonas Granfeldt, Marcus Uneson, Caroline Willners, Jonas Wisbrant.


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