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ECONLP 2018 – 1st Workshop on Economics and Natural Language Processing

@ ACL 2018, Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2018

PDF: ECONLP 2018 - Workshop Description V06

Organizer Institution E-Mail
Udo Hahn (chair) Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
Ming-Feng Tsai National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Véronique Hoste Ghent University, Belgium
Program Comittee Institition E-Mail
Sven Buechel FSU Jena, Germany
Erik Cambria Nanyang Technological U, Singapore
Philipp Cimiano U Bielefeld, Germany
Xiao Ding Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Junwen Duan Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Flavius Frasincar Erasmus U Rotterdam,The Netherlands
Petr Hájek U Pardubice, Czech Republic
Allan Hanbury TU Wien, Austria
Pekka Malo Aalto U, Finland
Viktor Pekar U Birmingham, UK
Paul Rayson Lancaster U, UK
Samuel Rönnqvist Åbo Akademi U, Turku, Finland
Kiyoaki Shirai Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan
Padmini Srinivasan U of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Chuan-Ju Wang Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Yue Zhang Singapore U of Technology and Design, Singapore


The workshop addresses the increasing relevance of natural language processing (NLP) for regional, national and international economy, both in terms of already launched language technology products and systems, as well as new methodologies and techniques emerging in interaction with the paradigm of Computational Social Science. The focus of the workshop is on the many ways, how NLP alters business relations and procedures, economic transactions, and the roles of human and computational actors involved in commercial activities.

Papers submitted to this workshop should address (not excluding other topic areas of relevance for the workshop theme):

Submission information

Two types of papers are solicited: Long papers (8 pages) should describe solid results with strong experimental, empirical or theoretical/formal backing, short papers (4 pages) should describe work in progress where preliminary results have already been worked out. Accepted papers will appear in the workshop proceedings. All papers are allowed unlimited but sensible pages for references. Final camera-ready versions will be allowed an additional page of content to address reviewers’ comments. All submissions should be in PDF format (using ACL 2018 style sheets for the main conference; see ACL 2018 style sheets at current CfP and made through the Softconf website set up for this workshop (softconf ACL2018 ECONLP).

Key Dates (several extensions)

Deadline for paper submission: 24 April 2018 (at 11:59 p.m., anywhere on Earth (UTC -12))

Notification of acceptance: 20 May 2018

Camera-ready version due: 3 June 2018

Workshop: 20 July 2018

List of accepted papers

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