Special Session on
Natural Language-Independent Engineering
The 3rd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

December 17-19, 2007, Pune, India

A Special Session on Natural Language-Independent Engineering will be held during the 3rd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-07).

The session focuses on all areas of Natural Language Engineering. Special emphasis should be given to the Language-Independent part of each approach in order to make possible the use of each multilingual technique for all the 22 co-official Indian languages.

The topics covered by the session include but certainly not limited to:

  • Passage Retrieval
  • Question Answering
  • Semantic Indexing
  • Text Categorization
  • Document Clustering
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Extraction
  • Text Summarization
  • Word Sense Disambiguation

Paper Submission and Publication:

Authors are encouraged to submit the papers for this session at http://www.easychair.org/NLIE2007. The papers should be in MSWORD, PDF, or PS format and should be formatted according to the Springer Lecture Notes instructions. The length of a paper should not exceed 20 pages. Shorter papers or papers on the work currently in progress are also welcome. The first page of the paper should contain the title, name(s) of the authors, affiliations, the postal and email addresses, and at least 3 keywords appropriate to the content of the paper. Further information regarding the paper submission can be obtained from the conference website too.

Each paper will be peer reviewed by at least two experts in the topical area. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under the title of the session.

You may contact the General Chair of the conference for any additional information.


May 13th 2007: Paper manuscripts due.
June 3rd 2007: Notification of acceptance.
July 2nd 2007: Camera ready papers and Pre-registration due.
December 17-19, 2007: Special Session and the IICAI-07 Conference.

Session Chair:
Dr. Rosso Paolo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Information Systems and Computation
University Polytechnic Valencia, Spain
Phone: +34963877007 ext. 73571
Fax:    +34963877359
Email:   prosso [at] dsic.upv.es
Web:   http://www.dsic.upv.es/~prosso

Session Co-Chairs:
Dr. Narayana Murthy Kavi, Ph.D.
Department of Computer & Information Sciences
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Vasudeva Varma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India

Program Committee:
A Kumaran, Microsoft Research, India
Amba Kulkarni, University of Hyderabad, India
Negi Atul, University of Hyderabad, India
Jagadeesh Jagarlamudi, Microsoft Research, India
Mandar Mitra, ISI Kolkata, India
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT Bombay, India
Ratna Sanyal, IIIT Allahabad, India
S Durga Bhavani, University of Hyderabad, India
Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Sobha L, AU-KBC, Chennai, India
Sudeshna Sarkar, IIT Kharagpur, India
Prasad Pingali, IIIT Hyderabad, India
Benajiba Yassine, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Errecalde Marcelo, Nacional University of San Luis, Argentina
Gelbukh Alexander, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
Masulli Francesco, University of Pisa, Italy
Molina Antonio, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Montes y Gómez Manuel, INAOE Mexico
Moreno Lidia, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Pinto David, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Pla Ferran, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Rovetta Stefano, University of Genova, Italy
Sanchis Emilio, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Segarra Encarna, Polytechnic University Valencia, Spain
Sidorov Grigori, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico


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