CFP * Workshop on Language Technology for Patent Data: Language Resources and Evaluation*

24 Feb 2012

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS Workshop on Language Technology for Patent Data: Language Resources and Evaluation

To be held in conjunction with the 8th International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2012)

27 May 2012 (afternoon)

Lütfi Kirdar Istanbul Exhibition and Congress Centre, Istanbul, Turkey

The different topics addressed during the workshop will be (but are not limited to):

  • Corpora aspects: collecting data, cleaning, alignment, parallel corpora, etc.;
  • Evaluation of technologies: definition of metrics, patent specificity;
  • Integration of patent applications: web services, end-user applications;
  • IPR issues and licensing.

Submission Format Full papers up to 8 pages should be formatted according to LREC 2012 guidelines and be submitted through the online submission form ( on START. For further queries, please contact Olivier Hamon at hamon_at_elda_dot_org. When submitting a paper from the START page, authors will be asked to provide essential information about resources (in a broad sense, i.e. also technologies, standards, evaluation kits, etc.) that have been used for the work described in the paper or are a new result of your research. For further information on this new initiative, please refer to

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: Friday 24 February 2012

Notification of acceptance: Friday 23 March 2012

Final version due: Friday 30 March 2012

Workshop : 27 May 2012 (afternoon)