Call for Papers

Topics of interest

Contributions are to be organized into two tracks, corresponding to ESIRMT and HyTra, respectively. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

ESIRMT track:

HyTra track:

Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit papers on original and previously unpublished work. Formatting should be according to EACL 2012 specifications using LaTeX or MS-Word style files (paper length: up to 9 pages plus an extra page for references). Reviewing of papers will be double-blind, so the submissions should not reveal the authors’ identity.

Submission is electronic in PDF format using the START submission system at

Double submission policy: Parallel submissions to other meetings or publications are possible but must be immediately notified to the workshop contact person (see below).

Authors of accepted papers will be invited to present their research at the workshop. The papers will be published in the electronic workshop proceedings. These will be part of the EACL proceedings, published by ACL. They will also be made available online via the ACL Anthology.

Important Dates

February 12, 2012: Paper submissions due
March 7, 2012: Notification of acceptance
March 12, 2012: Camera ready papers due
April 23-24, 2012: Workshop in Avignon


Contact person: Marta R. Costa-jussà (e-mail:

ESIRMT: Marta R. Costa-jussà (Barcelona Media Innovation Center), Patrik Lambert (University of Le Mans), Rafael E. Banchs (Institute for Infocomm Research)

HyTra: Reinhard Rapp (Universities of Mainz and Leeds), Bogdan Babych (University of Leeds), Kurt Eberle (Lingenio GmbH), Tony Hartley (Toyohashi University of Technology and University of Leeds), Serge Sharoff (University of Leeds), Martin Thomas (University of Leeds)

Invited Speakers

ESIRMT: CHRISTOF MONZ (University of Amsterdam)
HyTra: PHILIPP KOEHN (University of Edinburgh)

Programme Committee

Jordi Atserias, Yahoo! Research , Barcelona, Spain
Bogdan Babych, University of Leeds, UK
Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Núria Bel, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Pierrette Bouillon, ISSCO/TIM/ETI, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Chris Callison-Burch, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Michael Carl, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Oliver Culo, ICSI, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Kurt Eberle, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Andreas Eisele, Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission, Luxembourg
Marcello Federico, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
José A. R. Fonollosa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Mikel Forcada, University of Alicante, Spain
Alexander Fraser, Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS), Stuttgart, Germany
Johanna Geiß, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Mireia Ginesti-Rosell, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Silvia Hansen-Schirra, FTSK, University of Mainz, Germany
Tony Hartley, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan, and University of Leeds, UK
Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Ireland
Min-Yen Kan, National University of Singapore
Udo Kruschwitz, University of Essex, UK
Yanjun Ma, Baidu Inc. Beijing, China
Maite Melero, Barcelona Media Innovation Center, Barcelona, Spain
Haizhou Li, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Reinhard Rapp, University of Mainz, Germany, and University of Leeds, UK
Paul Schmidt, Institut for Applied Information Science, Saarbrücken, Germany
Uta Seewald-Heeg, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Köthen, Germany
Nasredine Semmar, CEA LIST, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Serge Sharoff, University of Leeds, UK
Wade Shen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
Fabrizio Silvestri, Instituto de Scienza e Tecnologia del'Informazione, Pisa, Italy
Harold Somers, CNGL, Dublin City University, Ireland
Anders Sөgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Martin Thomas, University of Leeds, UK
Jörg Tiedemann, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Zygmunt Vetulani, University of Poznan, Poland