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GWN 2021 : 11th International Global Wordnet Conference

Pretoria, South Africa
Event Date: Jan 18, 2021 - Jan 21, 2021
Submission Deadline: Sep 18, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: Oct 23, 2020
Camera Ready Version Due : Nov 20, 2020




The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce that the 11th International Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2021) will be held from 18 to 21 January 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa. The conference will be hosted by the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR)

Call For Paper

Conference Topics

Contributions are invited on all aspects of wordnets, including but not limited to:

  1. Lexical semantics and meaning representation

  • Critical analysis and applications of lexical and semantic relations
  • Proposed new relations
  • Definitions, semantic components, co-occurrence and frequency statistics
  • Word and Sense Embeddings
  • Necessity and completeness issues
  • Ontology and wordnet
  • Other lexicographical and lexicological questions pertaining to wordnet-style meaning representation
  • Wordnets and Linked Open Data (LOD)
  1. Architecture of lexical databases

  • Language independent and language dependent components
  • Integration of multi-wordnets in research infrastructures (like CLARIN) and LT networks (like META-NET)
  1. Tools and Methods for wordnet development

  • User and Data entry interfaces
  • Methods for constructing, extending and enriching wordnets
  1. Applications of wordnet

  • Word sense disambiguation
  • Machine translation
  • Information extraction and retrieval
  • Document structuring and categorisation
  • Automatic hyperlinking
  • Language pedagogy
  • Psycholinguistic applications
  1. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets and wordnet tools.

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