Call for papers

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb is organizing the Nooj 2020 International conference in Zagreb, 05 - 07 June 2020.

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We are delighted that Springer Verlag will publish a selection of the papers presented at the 14th International Conference - NooJ 2020 in their CCIS Series (Communication in Computer and Information Sciences).

  • CCIS is abstracted/indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago, Scopus. CCIS volumes are also submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.
  • Instructions for the camera-ready papers are provided by Springer [zip file].
  • Deadline for submission of full camera-ready papers is September 13th, 2020.

Conference goals:

  • Give NooJ users and researchers in Linguistics and in Computational Linguistics the opportunity to meet and share their experience as developers, researchers and teachers
  • Present to NooJ users the latest linguistic resources and NLP applications developed for/with NooJ, its latest functionalities, as well as its future developments
  • Offer researchers and graduate students two tutorials (one basic and one advanced) to help them parse corpora and build NLP applications using NooJ
  • Provide the occasion to present and discover the recent developments of NooJ itself (v5)

Topics of interest

  • Linguistic Resources: Typography, Spelling, Syllabification, Phonemic and Prosodic transcription, Morphology, Lexical Analysis, Local Syntax, Structural Syntax, Transformational Analysis, Paraphrase Generation, Semantic annotations, Semantic analysis.
  • Digital Humanities: Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Literature Studies, Second-Language Teaching, Narrative content analysis, Corpus processing for the Social Sciences.
  • Natural Language Processing Applications: Business Intelligence. Text Mining. Text Generation. Automatic Paraphrasing. Machine Translation, etc.


We invite the submission of abstracts in English until 15 January 2020. The abstracts should contain the title, name, institution and email of the author(s). Abstracts should not exceed one page (length between 300 and 600 words, references not included) and should be sent via EasyChair. The scientific committee will review all proposals and authors will be given notice of acceptance of their papers no later than 01 March 2020. All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

Important dates

  • Abstract submission: 15.01.2020. extended deadline: 27.01.2020.
  • Notification of acceptance: 01.03.2020.
  • Camera-ready abstract submission: 20.03.2020.
  • Early Registration: until 30.04.2020.
  • Late Registration: after 30.04.2020.
  • Selected papers submission: 13.09.2020.


The camera-ready versions of the abstracts should be submitted electronically in a FORMAT prepared in the following document [zip file]. The deadline for the submission of the final version of abstracts is 20 March 2020.
All camera-ready abstracts are included in the “NooJ 2020 Book of Abstracts” (DOI: