Final Call for Papers - Exceptional Deadline Extension: July 12th, 2020

*Vietnam is revealed to be on the list of countries the EU will open borders to as of 1 July.  
*Virtual presentation will be possible for non-attending authors because of coronavirus. 

The 34th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 34) will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 24–26 October, 2020. The PACLIC 34 will be the latest installment of our long standing collaborative efforts among theoretical and computational linguists in the Pacific-Asia region for providing an opportunity to share their findings and interests in the formal and empirical study of languages. Paper submissions of original and unpublished research are invited on all aspects of both theoretical and computational linguistics. Papers exemplifying synergy of multi-disciplinary approaches on the construction of language resources and system development that would assist language learning are particularly encouraged.

Topics include but are not limited to the following areas:

Language studies

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language acquisition
  • Language learning
  • Language, mind, and culture
  • Language theory
  • Morphology
  • Phonology
  • Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Spoken language processing
  • Syntax
  • Typology

Information Processing and Computational Applications

  • Cognitive modeling of language
  • Dialogue and interactive systems
  • Digital humanities
  • Information retrieval/extraction
  • Language resources
  • Machine learning/Data mining
  • Machine translation
  • Multi-linguality in NLP
  • NLP applications
  • Sentiment analysis and opinion mining
  • Social media
  • Text classification/summarization
  • Word segmentation


Conference proceedings will be published in open-access digital formats. Past PACLIC proceeding papers have been indexed in Scopus (since PACLIC 19 in 2005) and listed in ACL Anthology. According to Google Scholar, PACLIC currently has an h5-index of 13 and the h5-median is 19.

Information for authors

Submissions should describe substantial, original, and unpublished work written in readable and plain English and may not exceed 8 pages, excluding references and appendices. The authors’ names, affiliations and addresses must be anonymous for the initial submission. Accepted papers will be presented in either regular sessions or poster sessions as determined by the program committee. Each author may only have one accepted paper as the first author. Authors are required to declare upon submission any multiple submission(s) or intention to submit to multiple conferences — failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification of the paper.

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