December 1st, 2020
Natural Language Processing Research is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a special issue on Multilingual Representations for NLP. This special issue invites articles on all aspects of multi- and cross-lingual text representations in NLP. Beyond standard zero-shot cross-lingual text classification transfer, particular focus is on challenging application scenarios of cross-lingual representations. Analyses of cross-lingual representations and novel benchmarks are, furthermore, of high interest. Original submissions as well as substantial extensions of submitted conference papers are welcome. Guest Editors for this special issue are Steffen Eger (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany), Li Dong (Microsoft Research, China), Chi-kiu Lo (National Research Council, Canada), Gözde Gül Şahin (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany), Johannes Bjerva (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), Pushpak Bhattacharyya (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India). The paper submission deadline is 20 March 2021. Please find the full call for papers here.
October 30th, 2020
Natural Language Processing Research is pleased to announce an upcoming special issue on Information Extraction and NLP. This special issue aims at highlighting recent advances in NLP and IE focusing on the extraction of structured information from natural human language texts. The submission of original research articles and literature survey papers is welcome. Guest Editors for this special issue are Ziqi Zhang (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom), Ahmet Aker (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany), Gong Cheng (Nanjing University, China), Zhuang Liu (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China), Lu Xiao (Syracuse University, United States), and Xiabing Zhou (Soochow University, China). The paper submission deadline is 30 April 2021. Please find the full call for papers here.