January 18 2013, ATAK ENSCHEDE

Call For Papers

The 23rd Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN 2013)

Latest change:
2013-01-17: Added book of abstracts
2013-01-11: Added Session Chairs to Programme
2013-01-09: Programme available
2012-12-21: draft programme and poster available;
2012-12-01: registration is open;
2012-11-15: submission is closed;
2012-09-28: invited talk title and abstract available.

[Here] you can find the book of abstracts [3 MB]


The 23rd Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN 2013) will be hosted by the Human Media Interaction research group of the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands on January 18th, 2013.
CLIN 2013 is organised in cooperation with

Abstract submission information

Researchers are invited to submit, in English, abstracts describing work on all aspects of computational linguistics and related language technologies and applications. In addition to the regular scientific tracks, CLIN 2013 aims to have an industry track with scientific presentations on topics such as R&D challenges in industry, collaborations between industry and academia, and experiences with “real-world” applications. Submissions should include:
  • Author(s) names, affiliation and contact details
  • Presentation title
  • An abstract of 250 words maximum, outlining their presentation
  • Presentation type preference (oral presentation or poster)
  • Submission for industry track (yes or no)
Presentation abstracts should be submitted electronically, no later than Wednesday, 14 November 2012.
Submission is closed.

Invited Speaker

The invited speaker of CLIN 2013 is Candy Sidner.
Candace L. (Candy) Sidner has a long standing interest in human communication and collaboration, and their application to agents, robots, and interfaces, especially those using gesture, social behavior, speech, and natural language. For more information see her website.

CLIN Journal

After the conference, authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity to submit a full version of their paper to the CLIN journal (see

STIL thesis prize

At the CLIN meeting we will also announce the winner of the CLIN 2013 STIL (Stichting Toepassing Inductieve Leertechnieken) Thesis Prize. MA theses submitted to and evaluated at a university or organization of higher education in the Netherlands or Flanders are eligible for the prize. The thesis should address a topic in computational linguistics or its applications, and may be written in Dutch or English. Please send submissions before November 14 2012 to More information about the STIL Prize can be found on:

Important dates

November 14: Deadline for abstract submission
December 5:Notification of acceptance
January 7:Registration deadline
January 18: CLIN 2013 meeting

Local organization committee

Maral Dadvar
Hendri Hondorp
Anton Nijholt
Mariët Theune
Dolf Trieschnigg
Khiet Truong