Issue 50 of Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural journal

PLN 2013

Artificial Intelligence

We would like to inform you that the call for papers for Issue 50 of
Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural journal is open and available at

The aim of the journal Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural is to provide a
forum for the publication of scientific-technical articles in the field of
Natural Language Processing (NLP), for both the national and international
scientific community. The articles must be unpublished and cannot be
simultaneously submitted for publication by other journals or conference
proceedings. The journal also aims to promote the development of areas
related to NLP, disseminate research carried out, identify future guidelines
for basic research, and present software applications in this field. Every
year the Sociedad Española de Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN)
publishes two issues of the journal, including original articles,
presentations of R&D projects, book reviews and summaries of PhD theses.

The print edition of the journal is distributed freely to all the SEPLN
members, but an open access journal is also freely available to all online

* Corpus linguistics
* Morphological, syntactic, semantic and pragmatic analysis
* Development of linguistic resources and tools
* Linguistic, mathematic and psycholinguistic models of language
* NLP evaluation systems
* Computational Lexicography and Terminology
* Word Sense Disambiguation
* Monolingual and multilingual text generation
* Speech synthesis and recognition
* Machine translation
* Monolingual and multilingual information extraction and retrieval
* Question answering systems
* Text summarization
* Machine Learning in NLP
* Semantics, pragmatics and discourse
* Sentiment analysis
* Opinion Mining

Submission Information
The proposal must be submitted by December 1st, 2012 and must meet certain
format and style requirements.

All submissions must be in PDF format and submitted electronically using the
Myreview system available at:

Submitted papers will be subjected to a blind review by at least three
members of the program committee.

Information for Authors
The proposals can be written in Spanish or English, and should be at most 8
A4-size pages in length including the references for articles and 4 pages
for summaries of PhD theses.

The proposals must include the following sections:
· The title of the communication (in English and Spanish).
· An abstract in English and Spanish (maximum 150 words).
· A list of keywords or related topics (in English and Spanish).
· The documents must not include headers or footers.

As reviewing will be blind, the paper should not include the authors'
names and affiliation. Furthermore, self references that reveal the
author's identity should be avoided. The articles should only include
the title, the abstract, the keywords and the proposal.

We recommend using the LaTeX and Word templates that can be downloaded from
the SEPLN web:

Committee Program
· José Gabriel Amores (Universidad de Sevilla)
· Toni Badia (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
· Manuel de Buenaga (Universidad Europea de Madrid)
· Sylviane Cardey-Greenfield (Centre de recherche en linguistique
et traitement automatique des langues, France)
· Irene Castellón (Universitat de Barcelona)
· Arantza Díaz de Ilarraza (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
· Antonio Ferrández (Universitat d'Alacant)
· Mikel Forcada (Universitat d'Alacant)
· Ana García-Serrano (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
· Alexander Gelbukh (Instituto Politécnico Nacional. México)
· Koldo Gojenola (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
· Xavier Gómez Guinovart (Universidade de Vigo)
· Julio Gonzalo (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
· José Miguel Goñi (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
· Bernardo Magnini (Fondazione Bruno Kessler)
· Nuno J. Mamede (Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e
Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa)
· José Mariño (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
· M. Antònia Martí (Universitat de Barcelona)
· M. Teresa Martín (Universidad de Jaén)
· Patricio Martínez-Barco (Universitat d'Alacant)
· Raquel Martínez (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
· Ruslan Mitkov (Universidad de Wolverhampton)
· Manuel Montes y Gómez (Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica
y Electrónica. México )
· Lidia Moreno (Universitat Politècnica de València)
· Lluís Padró (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
· Manuel Palomar (Universitat d'Alacant)
· Ferran Pla (Universitat Politècnica de València)
· German Rigau (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
· Horacio Rodríguez (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
· Leonel Ruiz Miyares (Centro de Linguistica Aplicada de Santiago de Cuba)
· Kepa Sarasola (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
· Emilio Sanchís (Universitat Politècnica de València)
· L. Alfonso Ureña (Universidad de Jaén)
· Felisa Verdejo (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia)
· Manuel Vilares (Universidad de A Coruña)
· Luis Villaseñor-Pineda (Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica
y Electrónica de México)

Important dates
Submission deadline: 1st December 2012
Notification of acceptance: 31 January 2013
Camera ready: 8 February 2013

Contact person: Mariona Taulé (