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When Oct 23, 2013 - Oct 23, 2013
Where Fortaleza/Ceará, Brazil
Submission Deadline May 3, 2013
Notification Due May 31, 2013
Final Version Due Jun 23, 2013
Categories    NLP

Call For Papers


Fortaleza/Ceará (Brazil), October 23, 2013

"RST and discourse studies" workshop gathers researchers, professors and
students of Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or Information Science
who work with Rhetorical Structure Theory (MANN and THOMPSON, 1988) or
similar theories and models. The goal is to enable the showing of researches
carried out in different institutions and research groups in different
countries. The 4th edition of the workshop will be held on the October
23rd, 2013, as a satellite meeting of the 9th Brazilian Symposium in
Information and Human Language Technology (STIL, in Fortaleza,

The 1st edition of the workshop was held at 16thIntercambio de
Pesquisas em Lingüística Aplicada (InPLA), in 2007, at PUC-SP. The
second edition, in 2009, was named "Brazilian RST Meeting" within STIL
in Sao Carlos ( The 3rd workshop "RST
and Discourse Studies" was also held within STIL (2011) in Cuiabá

Scientific committee
Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza (University of the Basque Country)
Horacio Saggion (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Iria da Cunha (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Juan-Manuel Torres (Laboratoire Informatique d'Avignon)
Juliano Desiderato Antonio (Universidade Estadual de Maringá)
Lucia Rino (Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos)
Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University)
Maria Beatriz Nascimento Decat (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
Maria Eduarda Giering (Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos)
Mikel Iruskieta (University of the Basque Country)
Thiago Pardo (Universidade de Sao Paulo)

Mikel Iruskieta (University of the Basque Country)
Juliano Desiderato Antonio (Universidade Estadual de Maringá)

Paper submission and evaluation
Participants may submit full papers or extended abstracts to until May 3rd, 2013. The full paper should be no
more than eight pages (including tables and figures) length, with two
additional pages for references. The extended abstract should be no more
than four pages length and one additional page for references.

Each paper [without the name(s) of the author(s)] will be sent to two
members of the scientific committee, who will point out if the paper should
be accepted or not. In case the paper is accepted, members of the committee
will suggest whether the paper should be presented as a talk or as a
poster. In case the paper is granted a positive and a negative evaluation, a
third evaluation will be necessary. Acceptance notifications will be
published by May 31th, 2013.

Final camera-ready papers or extended abstracts must be sent by June 23rd,
2013 to be published in the online conference proceedings (under ISBN).

The model for the full paper or for the extended abstract is available at Papers
and extended abstracts which are not according to the model will not be

Authors of the accepted papers must register for STIL until the deadline for
extended abstract or full paper submission. Otherwise their papers will not
be published in the proceedings.

Participants must register for STIL at

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