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Natural Language Processing and Information Systems

25th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2020, Saarbrücken, Germany, June 24–26, 2020, Proceedings

  • Elisabeth Métais
  • Farid Meziane
  • Helmut Horacek
  • Philipp Cimiano
Conference proceedings NLDB 2020

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12089)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 12089)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Semantic Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Csaba Veres, Paul Kapustin
      Pages 3-15
    3. Mikhail Tikhomirov, N. Loukachevitch, Anastasiia Sirotina, Boris Dobrov
      Pages 16-24
    4. Juliano Efson Sales, André Freitas, Siegfried Handschuh
      Pages 37-44
  3. Question Answering and Answer Generation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Santanu Bhattacharjee, Rejwanul Haque, Gideon Maillette de Buy Wenniger, Andy Way
      Pages 47-59
    3. Caio Viktor S. Avila, Wellington Franco, José Gilvan R. Maia, Vania M. P. Vidal
      Pages 60-72
    4. Anutosh Maitra, Shivam Garg, Shubhashis Sengupta
      Pages 73-81
    5. Deeksha Varshney, Asif Ekbal, Ganesh Prasad Nagaraja, Mrigank Tiwari, Abhijith Athreya Mysore Gopinath, Pushpak Bhattacharyya
      Pages 82-93
    6. Mathilde Veron, Anselmo Peñas, Guillermo Echegoyen, Somnath Banerjee, Sahar Ghannay, Sophie Rosset
      Pages 94-101
  4. Classification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Md Rashadul Hasan Rakib, Norbert Zeh, Magdalena Jankowska, Evangelos Milios
      Pages 105-117
    3. Jonas Rieger, Jörg Rahnenführer, Carsten Jentsch
      Pages 118-125
    4. Gino V. H. Mangnoesing, Maria Mihaela Truşcǎ, Flavius Frasincar
      Pages 126-134
    5. Olivier Salaün, Philippe Langlais, Andrés Lou, Hannes Westermann, Karim Benyekhlef
      Pages 135-143
  5. Sentiment Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Avinash Madasu, Vijjini Anvesh Rao
      Pages 147-156
    3. Nicolay Rusnachenko, Natalia Loukachevitch
      Pages 157-169

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems, NLDB 2020, held in Saarbrücken, Germany, in June 2020.*

The 15 full papers and 10 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: semantic analysis; question answering and answer generation; classification; sentiment analysis; personality, affect and emotion; retrieval, conversational agents and multimodal analysis.

*The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


artificial intelligence classification computational linguistics computer systems data mining databases education information retrieval learning linguistics machine learning Natural Language Processing (NLP) natural languages neural networks semantics signal processing text processing

Editors and affiliations

  • Elisabeth Métais
    • 1
  • Farid Meziane
    • 2
  • Helmut Horacek
    • 3
  • Philipp Cimiano
    • 4
  1. 1.Laboratoire CédricConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance
  2. 2.School of Science, Engineering and EnvironmentUniversity of SalfordSalfordUK
  3. 3.Language TechnologyGerman Research Center for Artificial IntelligenceSaarbrückenGermany
  4. 4.Semantic Computing GroupBielefeld UniversityBielefeldGermany

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