Fifth Symposium on Natural Language Processing (NLP'16)

Natural Language Processing enables communication between people and computers and automatic translation to enable people to interact easily with others around the world. The aim of Symposium on Natural Language Processing (NLP'16) is to foster interactions among researchers and practitioners in NLP and allied areas. The Symposium will cover a broad spectrum of technical areas related to natural language and computation.

NLP'16 invites original and unpublished work from individuals active in the broad theme of the special session. Authors should submit their papers online using EDAS. Unregistered authors should first create an account on EDAS to log on.  The manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format.  Further guidelines for submission are posted at:



Topics of interest include but not limited to:

  • Applying NLP on Domain Specific Data
  • Automatic Text Summarization
  • Computational Semantics
  • Deep Learning in NLP
  • Dialog and Speech Processing
  • Discourse and Anaphora
  • Discourse Processing, Discourse Co-Reference
  • Frameworks for Morphological Processing
  • General Semantics and Event Semantics
  • Human-Computer Dialogue Systems
  • Information Extraction and Retrieval
  • Interactive Dialogue Systems
  • Language and Social Networks
  • Language Modeling for Spoken Language
  • Lexical Semantics, Word Sense Disambiguation
  • Machine Translation, Multilingual NLP
  • Models of Cognitive Processes
  • Morph Analyzer
  • Multimodal Representations and Processing
  • Natural Language Interface for Database
  • Natural Language Understanding and Generation
  • NLP Applied to Social Meaning and the Social Sciences
  • Ques/Ans and Dialogue Systems
  • Real-Time Machine Translation
  • Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining
  • Software Engineering for NLP
  • Syntax and Parsing
  • Textual Entailment
  • Evaluation of NLP Technologies, Resources, and Human Language Use
  • Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning of Linguistic Structure

All papers that conform to submission guidelines will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Acceptance of papers will be communicated to authors by email. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. To be published in the Proceedings, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full rate. All accepted papers MUST be presented at the conference by one of the authors, or, if none of the authors are able to attend, by a qualified surrogate.

Accepted Papers


Title & Authors with affiliation and country


Bayesian Learner Based Language Learnability Analysis of Hindi

Sandeep Saini (The LNM Institute of Information Technology, India); Nitin Gupta, Shivin Bhogal and Shubham Sharma (The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India); Vineet Sahula (MNIT Jaipur, India)


Named Entity Recognition in Assamese: A Hybrid Approach

Padmaja Sharma (Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India)


Sentiment Analysis for Mixed Script Indic Sentences

Rupal Bhargava (Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Pilani Campus, India); Yashvardhan Sharma (Faculty, CS & IS, BITS-Pilani, India); Shubham Sharma (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India)


An Efficient English to Hindi Machine Translation System Using Hybrid Mechanism

Jayashree Nair (Amrita School of Engineering, India); Amrutha K and Deetha R (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amritapuri, India)


Multi-level Inflection Handling Stemmer Using Iterative Suffix-Stripping for Malayalam Language

Balasankar C (Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, India); Sobha T (MG University, India); Manusankar C (SSV College Valayanchirangara & Mahathma Gandhi University, India)


Optimizing Feature Extraction Techniques Constituting Phone Based Modelling on Connected Words for Punjabi Automatic Speech Recognition

Arshpreet Kaur Chauhan (Chitkara University, Punjab, India)


Coreference Between Subjective Expression and Holder:A Classification Perspective

Sunit Bhattacharya (Central University of Rajasthan, India); Dipankar Das (Jadavpur University, India)


A Rule Based Question Generation Framework to Deal with Simple and Complex Sentences

Rubel Das, Antariksha Ray, Souvik Mondal and Dipankar Das (Jadavpur University, India)


Rule Based Kannada Agama Sandhi Splitter

Shashirekha Hosahalli Lakshmaiah (Mangalore University, India); Vanishree Kasaravalli Suryanarayana (Government First Grade College  Shikaripura, India)


Extraction of Syllabically Rich and Balanced Sentences for Tigrigna Language

Hafte Abera (Ethiopia, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia); Climent Nadeu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,  Barcelona,  Spain, Spain); Sebsibe H/Mariam (Addis Ababa University  Addis Ababa Ethiopia, Ethiopia)


A Comparative Study of Noise Reduction Techniques for Automatic Speech Recognition Systems

Kanika Garg and Goonjan Jain (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)



Edwin Lughofer, University of Linz, Austria
José Alfredo Costa, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Ondrej Krejcar, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Somnath Chandra, DEITY, India
Asif Ekbal, IIT Patna, India
Vishal Goyal, Punjabi University Patiala, India
Mohd Shahid Husain, Integral University, India
Ramakrishna Kolikipogu, Sridevi Women's Engineering College, India
Sunil Kumar Kopparapu, Tata Consultancy Services, India
G Bharadwaja Kumar, VIT University, Chennai Campus, India
Anand Kumar M, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Sindhu L, College of Engineering Poonjar, India
Lajish Lajish V L, University of Calicut, India
Pratibha Moogi, Samsung India Software Operation, India
Partha Pakray, National Institute of Technology, Mizoram, India
K N Ramachandran Nair, Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology, India
Lewlyn Rodrigues, Manipal University, India
Rajeev RR, IIITM-K, India
Sriparna Saha, IIT Patna, India
Sandeep Saini, The LNM Institute of Information Technology, India
Pardeep Singh, National Institute of Technology, India
Rahul Singhal, BITS Pilani, India
Kambiz Badie, Iran Telecom Research Center, Iran
Hossein Rabbani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Akram Shokri, Audio and Speech Processing Lab, IUST., Iran
Mohammad Faiz Liew Abdullah, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia
Sajilal Divakaran, FTMS College, Malaysia
Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Ireneusz Czarnowski, Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
Dariusz Gasior, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Arkadiusz Kawa, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
Adrianna Kozierkiewicz-Hetmańska, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
Zouhir Zemirli, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia
Horacio Rodríguez, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech, Spain
Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Bor-Chen Kuo, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
Hassan Sawaf, eBay Inc., USA


Key Dates

Paper Submission Ends June 25, 2016
Acceptance Notification July 15, 2016
Final Paper Deadline July 31, 2016




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