HHL is a forum dedicated to the discussion of research projects and ideas envolving natural language processing and their industrial application.


Topics of interest in this area are:
  • Computational morphology, syntax and semantics;
  • Machine translation and tools for computer assisted translation;
  • Computational terminology and lexicography;
  • Speech synthesis and understanding;
  • Information extraction and automatic question answering;
  • Corpora linguistics;
  • NLP system evaluation;
  • Public tools and resources for NLP;
  • Ontologies and knowledge representation;
  • Statistical Methods applied to NLP;
  • Language teaching support tools.

Program Committee

Program Committee in this area:
  • Alberto Simões (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
  • António Teixeira (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)
  • Cristina Mota (Linguateca, Portugal)
  • Hugo Oliveira (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Jörg Tiedemann (Uppsala University, Sweeden)
  • Jorge Baptista (Universidade do Algarve, Portugal)
  • José João Almeida (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
  • Lluís Padró (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)
  • Luísa Coheur (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Pablo Gamallo (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
  • Philipp Koehn (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
  • Piek Vossen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Xavier Gómez Guinovart (Universidade de Vigo, Spain)
  • Yorick Wilks (Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, USA)