Second Call For Papers: 5th International Conference on Meaning and Knowledge Representation

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEANING AND KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION
We invite 20-minute (plus 10-minute discussion) presentation proposals on the following general and/or specific topics:
General topics
• At the crossroads between functionalist, cognitivist and/or constructionist approaches.
• Division of labour of lexical semantics and constructional semantics.
• Role of metaphor and metonymy and other cognitive operations in meaning construction and grammar.
• Relationship between semantics, pragmatics and discourse in meaning construction and/or meaning representation.
• Cognitive modeling and construal.
• Pragmatic inferencing.
Papers that pay special attention to the treatment of these topics within the Lexical Constructional Model (LCM) and FunGramKB are particularly welcome.
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LCM and FunGramKB specific topics
• Meaning construction and meaning representation in the LCM.
• Methodological tools in the LCM (e.g. equipollence).
• Syntactic representation in the LCM.
• The form of lexical and constructional templates in the LCM.
• Connections between the LCM and FunGramKB.
• Lexico-grammatical knowledge in FunGramKB.
• Terminology in FunGramKB.
• Conceptual representation in FunGramKB.
• Reasoning in FunGramKB.
• NLP applications of FunGramKB.

Guidelines for submissions
Submissions should include the following information:
1. Author's name
2. Affiliation
3. E-mail address
4. Paper title
5. An abstract with a maximum of 500 words, excluding references
The official language of the conference is English. All paper proposals are assumed to represent original and unpublished work.
Email for abstract submission: 5mkr.conference@gmail.com
(NEW) IMPORTANT DATES
• Abstract submission deadline: April 1, 2016
• Notification of acceptance: April 10, 2016
• Registration deadline: May 31, 2016
• Conference dates: July 6, 7 and 8, 2016
WEBSITE: http://www.fungramkb.com/events/2016/index.html
The Organising Committee intends to publish a monograph edited as a Special Issue of Revista de Lenguas para Fines Específicos with a selection of the best conference papers after a blind double peer-review process.

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