International NooJ 2021 Conference

Besançon, June 9-11, 2021


The Université de Franche-Comté organizes the 15th International NooJ 2021 Conference in Besançon, June 2021.

Conference goals:

⟶ Give NooJ users and researchers in Linguistics and in Computational Linguistics the opportunity to meet and share their experience as developers, researchers and teachers

⟶ Present to NooJ users the latest linguistic resources and NLP applications developed for/with NooJ, its latest functionalities, as well as its future developments

⟶ Offer researchers and graduate students two tutorials (one basic and one advanced) to help them parse corpora and build NLP applications using NooJ

⟶ Provide the occasion to present and discover the recent developments of NooJ itself (v7)

Topics of Interest:

⟶ Digital Humanities: Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Literature Studies, Second-Language Teaching, Narrative content analysis, Corpus processing for the Social Sciences.

⟶ Linguistic Resources: Typography, Spelling, Syllabification, Phonemic and Prosodic transcription, Morphology, Lexical Analysis, Local Syntax, Structural Syntax, Transformational Analysis, Paraphrase Generation, Semantic annotations, Semantic analysis.

⟶ Natural Language Processing Applications: Business Intelligence. Text Mining. Text Generation. Automatic Paraphrasing. Machine Translation, etc.


We invite the submission of abstracts in English until 15 January 2021. The abstracts should contain the title, name, institution and email of the author(s). Abstracts should not exceed one page (length between 300 and 600 words, references not included) and must be sent to the conference board via EasyChair.

The scientific committee will review all proposals and authors will be given notice of acceptance of their papers no later than March 1st, 2021. All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission: 15.01.2021.
Notification of acceptance: 01.03.2020.
Camera-ready abstracts must be sent before: 20.03.2020.
Early Registration until 30.04.2020.


Submission of papers to be selected for publication in the NooJ2021 volume (Springer, CCIS series): 15.09.2021. We enforce a 30% to 35% acceptance rate. Volumes in the CCIS series are indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for inclusion in ISI Proceedings.