Conference Overview

PolTAL 2014 – 9th International Conference on Natural Language Processing
took place on 17–19 September 2014 in Warsaw, Poland.

PolTAL 2014 was the ninth in the series of the TAL conferences, following JapTAL 2012 (Kanazawa, Japan), IceTAL 2010 (Reykjavík, Iceland), GoTAL 2008 (Gothenburg, Sweden), FinTAL 2006 (Turku, Finland), EsTAL 2004 (Alicante, Spain), PorTAL 2002 (Faro, Portugal), VexTAL 1999 (Venice, Italy) and FracTAL 1997 (Besançon, France).

The main purpose of the TAL conference series is to bring together scientists representing linguistics, computer science and related fields, sharing a common interest in the advancement of computational linguistics and natural language processing.

The conference was organised and hosted by the Institute of Computer Science
of the Polish Academy of Sciences.


  • Johan Bos, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
  • Ann Copestake, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh, UK


LNCS logo PolTAL 2014 proceedings appeared in the Springer LNCS/LNAI series, as in case of previous TAL conferences.


samsung_logo.jpg HLT Young Researchers Symposium co-located with PolTAL was organised by Samsung.