Special Interest Group of Natural Language Processing (IPSJ-SIGNL)

Information Processing Society of Japan

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Related Topics of SIGNL

Language Theory, Language and Action, Data and Statistics, Linguistic Database, Lexicon, Grammar, Morphological Analysis, Syntactic Analysis, Semantic Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Dialogue, Discourse Understanding, Sentence Generation, Speech Processing, Linguistic Knowledge Representation and Acquisition, Machine Translation, Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, Text Processing, Automatic Summarization, NLP Software, Application of Linguistic Analysis, etc.

Upcoming Events


No. Date Venue Application Deadline
SIGNL 226 May 16th to 17th, 2016 Tokyo Institute of Technology April 4th, 2016
SIGNL 227 July, 2016 TBA TBA
SIGNL 228 Sep., 2016 TBA TBA

SIGNL Membership, Participation in the SIGNL Meeting

  • Members of SIGNL can attend every meeting (six times per year) free. Furthermore, every proceedings of the meeting will be sent via mail when a member doesn’t attend it.
    Please see this page (in Japanese) if you would like to join SIGNL.
  • Please see this page (in Japanese) if you would like to know how to participate the SIGNL meeting and participation fees.
  • Please see this page for the information of the other special interest groups in IPSJ.
  • We will inform you call for papers and program of the forthcoming SIGNL meeting via mailing list (announce–at–nl-ipsj.or.jp) for free. If you would like to join the mailing-list, send an mail to “Majordomo–at–ml.asahi-net.or.jp” with a body text “subscribe nl-member-ipsj”. The message about this mailing list (how to subscribe and unsubscribe, etc.) will be automatically sent to you.

Programs of the Past SIGNL Meetings

Note: All programs below are written in Japanese.

List of papers in 26th to 112nd meeting (125KB)
Program of the 113rd meeting 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214

SIG-NL Steering Committee


Katsuhito Sudoh Nara Institute of Science and Technology


Kei Uchiumi DENSO IT Laboratories
Yuzu Uchida Hokkai Gakuen Univeristy
Kanako Komiya Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Masatsugu Hangyo Weathernews Inc.
Naoki Yoshinaga The University of Tokyo
Koichiro Yoshino RIKEN

Committee Members

Tatsuya Ishigaki National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Yo Ehara Tokyo Gakugei University
Hiroki Ouchi Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Tomoyuki Kajiwara Ehime University
Hidetaka Kamigaito Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Hirotaka Kameko Kyoto University
Shuhei Kurita RIKEN
Akio Kobayashi National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Itsumi Saito Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Hideyuki Shibuki BESNA Institute Inc.
Ribeka Tanaka Ochanomizu University
Akihiro Tamura Doshisha University
Hiromi Narimatsu Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Kyosuke Nishida Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Ryo Masumura Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Miho Matsunagi Yahoo Japan Corporation
Tomoya Mizumoto Future Corporation
Masato Mita RIKEN
Makoto Miwa Toyota Technological Institute
Hajime Morita Fujitsu Corporation
Hitomi Yanaka The University of Tokyo
Katsumasa Yoshikawa LINE Corporation
Masashi Yoshikawa Tohoku University
Koki Washio The University of Tokyo