Welcome to the Home Page of SIGSLAV—the Special Interest Group on Slavic Natural Language Processing

Our SIG is dedicated to computational linguistics for Slavic languages. The purpose of SIGSLAV is to promote interest in basic and applied research on natural language processing (NLP) in all Slavic languages, including in areas such as: morphological analysis and generation, syntactic and semantic tagging, named-entity recognition, information extraction, co-reference resolution, question-answering, information retrieval, text summarization and machine translation.

News and Announcements

22 January 2019:
The 2nd edition of the shared task on multilingual named entity recognition released. The final workshop will take place on August 2nd, as a part of the BSNLP-2019 program.
29 November 2018:
SIGSLAV-sposored BSNLP-2019 accepted as a one-day event at ACL in Florence, Italy.
6 February 2018:
Announcement of new SIGSLAV officers
30 September 2017 — 31 October 2017:
General Elections: voting for SIGSLAV officers
10 November 2017:
RUSSE 2018: Shared Task on Word Sense Induction and Disambiguation for the Russian Language.
13 June 2017:
Shared task on multilingual named entity recognition: data, results and evaluation code are published.
30 May 2017:
General Elections: Call for Nominations of SIGSLAV officers
4 April 2017:
BSNLP 2017: the 6th Workshop on Balto-Slavic Natural Language Processing took place at EACL, Valencia, Spain
Workshop Proceedings
26 August 2016:
SIGSLAV mailing list is started.
28 July 2015:
SIGSLAV Advisory Board is announced.
23 March 2015:
BSNLP 2015: → the 5th Biennial Workshop on Balto-Slavic Natural Language Processing
10-11 September
Held in conjunction with RANLP-2015, 5-11 September, Hissar, Bulgaria
15 January 2015:
SIGSLAV Web page has been launched.
27 November 2014:
ACL has approved the proposal to create SIGSLAV—the SIG on Slavic NLP.