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NLIWOD 2019 : 5th International Workshop on Natural Language Interfaces for Web of Data

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Link: http://2019.nliwod.org
 
When Nov 26, 2019 - Nov 27, 2019
Where The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Submission Deadline TBD
Categories    natural language processing   dialogue systems   question answering   chatbots
 

Call For Papers

5th International Workshop on Natural Language Interfaces for Web of Data (NLIWOD)

# Website: http://2019.nliwod.org/
# Date: October 26-27, 2019, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

The primary goal of this workshop is to bring together experts on the use of natural-language interfaces (NLI) for answering questions especially over the Web of Data.

# Topics
The workshop topics include but are not limited to
NEW focus! Conversation Information Retrieval
NEW focus! Combining Deep Learning and Knowledge Graphs for NL interfaces
NEW focus! NL interfaces for the whole LOD cloud
NEW focus! Industrial NL interfaces
Focus! Keyword search on structured data
Focus! Dialogue systems
Focus! Personal assistants
Focus! Chatbots (over Linked Data)
Focus! Question answering over Linked Data
Self-wiring systems natural language systems
Benchmarking natural language interfaces
Term matching and entity disambiguation
Browsing Linked Data
Indexing for question answering
SPARQL query pattern generation
Schema-agnostic query generation
Discovery of Linked Data sources
Dealing with data and schema heterogeneity NL interfaces
Providing justifications of answers and conveying trust
Knowledge base design for question answering
Language resources and NLP software for question answering
Reasoning for question answering
Natural language querying of Web services
User feedback and interaction

# Important dates
Workshop papers due: June 28, 2019
Notification of accepted workshop papers: July 24, 2019
Materials for the USB sticks: September 2, 2019
Publication of workshop proceedings: After ISWC
Workshops held: October 26-27, 2019

# Submission Instructions

NLIWOD solicits the submission of original research articles in two types:
Full articles submissions (up to 16 pages) must describe substantial and original work.
Short articles submissions (up to 8 pages) must describe an original work which may present
A small, focused contribution,
A work in progress, or
An interesting application case.
Demos and posters presentations (5 pages)
All submissions must be in English and in formatted the style of the Springer Publications format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). For details on the LNCS style, see Springer's Author Instructions.
All articles are to be submitted via EasyChair https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nliwod5
All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the Program Committee of the workshop.
Submissions do not need to be anonymous.
We encourage HTML submissions but are currently bound to the ISWC proceedings decision, which is still open and thus demands a PDF of your HTML page as well which needs to be formatted according to LNCS. For useful information about HTML submissions, please see https://2018.eswc-conferences.org/call-for-papers/ .

# Organizers

Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, KR)
Jin-Dong Kim (Database Center for Life Science, ROIS, JP)
Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo (Paderborn University, DE)
Ricardo Usbeck (Fraunhofer IAIS, DE)

# Contact Information
In case of questions, please contact nliwod5@easychair.org

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