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FG 2011 : The 16th Conference on Formal Grammar


Conference Series : Formal Grammar
When Aug 6, 2011 - Aug 7, 2011
Where Ljubljana, Slovenia
Submission Deadline Apr 11, 2011
Notification Due May 13, 2011
Final Version Due May 23, 2011
Categories    NLP

Call For Papers

(Apologies if you receive this announcement multiple times.)


The 16th Conference on Formal Grammar
Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 6-7, 2011

Collocated with the European Summer School
in Logic, Language and Information


FG-2011 is the 16th conference on Formal Grammar, to be held in conjunction
with the European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, which
takes place in 2011 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Previous Formal Grammar meetings were held in Barcelona (1995), Prague (1996),
Aix-en-Provence (1997), Saarbruecken (1998), Utrecht (1999), Helsinki (2001),
Trento (2002), Vienna (2003), Nancy (2004), Edinburgh (2005), Malaga (2006),
Dublin (2007), Hamburg (2008), Bordeaux (2009) and Copenhagen (2010).

Aims and Scope

FG provides a forum for the presentation of new and original research on
formal grammar, mathematical linguistics and the application of formal and
mathematical methods to the study of natural language. Themes of interest
include, but are not limited to,

* formal and computational phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics
and pragmatics;
* model-theoretic and proof-theoretic methods in linguistics;
* logical aspects of linguistic structure;
* constraint-based and resource-sensitive approaches to grammar;
* learnability of formal grammar;
* integration of stochastic and symbolic models of grammar;
* foundational, methodological and architectural issues in grammar;
* mathematical foundations of statistical approaches to linguistic

Previous conferences in this series have welcomed papers from a wide variety
of frameworks.

Submission Details

We invite **electronic** submissions of original, 16-page papers (including
references and possible technical appendices). Authors are encouraged to use
the Springer-Verlag LNCS style:

The submission deadline is **April 11st, 2011**. Papers must be submitted
electronically at:

Papers should report original work which was not presented in other
conferences. However, simultaneous submission is allowed, provided that the
authors indicate other conferences to which the work was submitted in a
footnote. Note that accepted papers can only be presented in one of the

Submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least three reviewers.
Accepted papers will be published as a volume in the Springer LNCS series,
under the FoLLI LNAI subline.

Important Dates

* April 11, 2011: Deadline for paper submission
* May 13, 2011: Notification of acceptance
* May 23, 2011: Camera ready copies due
* August 6-7, 2011: Conference dates

Standing committee

* Markus Egg (Humboldt-Universitaet Berlin, Germany)
* Philippe de Groote (Inria-Lorraine, France)
* Mark-Jan Nederhof (University of St Andrews, UK)
* Frank Richter (University of Tuebingen, Germany)


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