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Humanist Archives: Oct. 29, 2021, 9:57 a.m. Humanist 35.333 - events cfp: NLP for digital humanities

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 333.
        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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        Date: 2021-10-29 08:44:11+00:00
        From: Hämäläinen, Mika K <>
        Subject: Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Digital Humanities (NLP4DH)

The Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Digital Humanities is
co-located with ICON 2021. The proceedings will be published in the ACL
anthology. The workshop will take place virtually on the 16th or 19th of
December 2021.


Submission deadline: 7 November 2021

The focus of the workshop is on applying natural language processing
techniques to digital humanities research. The topics can be anything of
digital humanities interest with a natural language processing or
generation aspect. A list of suitable topics include but are not limited to:

-Text analysis and processing related to humanities using computational
-Dataset creation and curation for NLP (e.g. digitization,
digitalization, datafication, and data preservation).
-Research on cultural heritage collections such as national archives and
libraries using NLP
-NLP for error detection, correction, normalization and denoising data
-Generation and analysis of literary works such as poetry and novels
-Analysis and detection of text genres

We solicit original and unpublished work related to digital humanities
and natural language processing. Short papers can be up to 4 pages in
length and long papers up to 8 pages. Both submission formats can have
an unlimited number of pages for references. All submissions must follow
the ACL stylesheet. We don’t accept submissions that consist of an
abstract only.

The submissions must be anonymous and they will be peer-reviewed by our
program committee. The peer review is double blinded. Please see “Paper
Submission Information” on the main conference website for more information.

Papers must be submitted using SoftConf by the workshop deadline. At
least one of the authors of an accepted paper must register for the main
conference and present the paper.

Accepted papers (short and long) will be published in the workshop
proceedings that will appear in the ACL Anthology. Accepted papers will
also be given an additional page to address the reviewers’ comments. The
length of a camera ready submission can then be 5 pages for a short
paper and 9 for a long paper with an unlimited number of pages for

The authors of the accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended
version of their workshop paper to a special issue in the Journal of
Data Mining & Digital Humanities.

Important dates
- Paper submission (full and short): the 7th of November 2021
- Notification of acceptance: the 28th of November 2021
- Camera ready deadline: the 5th of December 2021
- Workshop: the 16th or 19th of December 2021

Looking forward to seeing you in NLP4DH!

The NLP4DH organizers

Mika Hämäläinen
Khalid Alnajjar
Niko Partanen
Jack Rueter

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