We encourage researchers to submit well-written papers in English, however they may use Arabic or French languages.
Full paper must be submitted (Abstracts are not acceptable) electronically as pdf format.
Papers should solely consist of original research works that have neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere .
Authors should submit a Full and anonymous paper(12 to 15 pages maximum) in its final version according to the Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences
(LNCS) Springer-Verlag format.

Article should be on one of the following topics (but are not limited to):

  • Information Retrieval Systems (IRS)
  • Question/Answering Systems (QAS)
  • Information Extraction (IE)
  • Opining Mining and Sentiment Analysis
  • Text Categorization and Clustering
  • Named Entity Recognition (NER)
  • Information Extraction
  • Part-Of-Speech Tagging (POS)
  • Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD)
  • Multi-Word Term Extraction (MWTE)
  • Paraphrasing and Textual Entailment
  • Building Ontologies
  • Text Summarization
  • Machine Translation Systems (MTS)
  • Cross-Language Applications: Arabic-English, Arabic-Spanish, Arabic-French
  • Study of Linguistic Phenomena
  • Language Resources: Linguistic Dictionnaries-Based resources (Phonology, Morphology, Semantic)
  • Developement and Normalisation of Linguistic Resources and their Exploitation in Arabic NLP Applications
  • Spell-check and automatic corrections
  • Generation and Analysis (Morphology, Syntax, Semantics)
  • Linguistic Resources and NLP Applications
  • Comparative Linguistic Studies
  • Speech Recognition and Synthesis
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Paper Submission: Instructions for Authors

Authors should submit anonymous papers in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the ICALP'17 conference topics.
Authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Papers should solely consist of original research works that have neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere .
Authors are advised to read the ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting their papers.
Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.


Submitted works have to present original research contributions not concurrently submitted elsewhere and they should be submitted as full research papers (12 to 15 pages).

    All submitted papers must:
  • be written in English;
  • not contain author names, affiliations, and email addresses or any other information that will allow to reveal the authors’ names during the review process;
  • be formatted according to the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligent (LNAI) Springer-Verlag format;
  • be submitted as PDF files.
  • It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that their submissions adhere strictly to the required format. Submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines may be rejected without review.
Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit PDF papers through the Conference Submission System ICALP'17 EasyChair

All papers will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

All Accepted, Registred and Presented papers will be published in the Springer-Verlag Conference Proceedings: "Communications in Computer and Information Science" (CCIS Volume)
CCIS proceedings are included in the CCIS electronic book series hosted in the SpringerLink digital library
CCIS is abstracted/indexed in :
Google Scholar,
Mathematical Reviews,
CCIS volumes are also submitted for the inclusion in ISI Proceedings.

Accepted Papers

  • - Samira Lagrini, Nabiha Azizi and Mohammed Redjimi
    "Extractive Arabic Text Summarization Approaches"

  • - Tachicart Ridouane, Bouzoubaa Karim, Aouragh Si Lhoussain and Hamid Jaafar
    "Automatic Identification of Moroccan Colloquial Arabic "

  • - Halim Sayoud and Hassina Hadjadj
    "Fusion Based Authorship Attribution -Application of Comparison between the Quran and Hadith"

  • - Alaa Alahmadi, Arash Joorabchi and Abdulhussain Mahdi
    "Combining Words and Concepts for Automatic Arabic Text Classification "

  • - El Moatez Billah Nagoudi, Jérémy Ferrero, Didier Schwab and Hadda Cherroun
    "Word Embedding-Based Approaches for Measuring Semantic Similarity of Arabic-English Sentences "

  • - Ali Salhi and Adnan Yahya
    "Document Similarity for Arabic and Cross-Lingual Web Content "

  • - Naoual Nassiri, Abdelhak Lakhouaja and Violetta Cavalli-Sforza
    "Modern Standard Arabic Readability Prediction "

  • - Hajer Maraoui, Kais Haddar and Laurent Romary
    "Encoding prototype of Al-Hadith Al-Shareef in TEI "

  • - Younes Jaafar and Karim Bouzoubaa
    "A New Tool for Benchmarking and Assessing Arabic Syntactic Parsers "

  • - Mohamed Seghir Hadj Ameur, Youcef Moulahoum, Lamia Berkani and Ahmed Guessoum
    "Toward a Context-aware Multilingual Personalized Search "

  • - Mohamed Seghir Hadj Ameur, Ahlem Chérifa Khadir and Ahmed Guessoum
    "An Automatic Approach for WordNet Enrichment through Machine Translation"

  • - Mourad Gridach, Hatem Haddad and Hala Mulki
    "Empirical Evaluation of Word Representations on Arabic Sentiment Analysis "

  • - Mohamed Seghir Hadj Ameur, Ahmed Guessoum and Farid Meziane
    "A POS-based Preordering Approach for English-to-Arabic Statistical Machine Translation"

  • - Ali Sadiqui and Ahmed Zinedine
    "Towards a universal speech recognizer for multiple languages, Using Arabic acoustic model "

  • - Said Bourahma, Samir Mbarki, Mohammed Mourchid and Abdelaziz Mouloudi
    "Syntactic parsing of simple Arabic nominal sentence using the NooJ linguistic platform"

  • - Oumaima Zine, Abdelouafi Meziane and Mohamed Boudchiche
    "Towards high quality lemma-based Text To Speech system for the Arabic language"

  • - Reem Elhady, Mohamed Elmahdy and Slim Abdennadher
    "A Game with a Purpose for Automatic Detection of Children's Speech Disabilities using Limited Speech Resources"

  • - Ali Meftah, Yasser M. Seddiq, Yousef Alotaibi and Sid-Ahmed Selouani
    " Building a Rich Arabic Speech and Language Corpus Based on the Holy Quran"

Accepted Posters

  • .
    - Mourad Brour and Abderrahim Benabbou
    "Towards a Robust Machine Translation System from Arabic Text to Arabic Sign Language"

  • - Anoual El Kah and Abdelhak Lakhouaja
    "Legible Arabic fonts for young readers"

  • - Mohamed Boudchiche and Azzeddine Mazroui
    "Arabic root extraction using continuous quadratic splines"

  • - Nabil Ababou and Azzeddine Mazroui
    "Classical Grammar and Context Free Grammar to Parse Arabic Nominal Sentences"

  • - Sarah Dahir and Abderrahim El Qadi
    "A hybrid approach based on DBpedia and Wordnet to improve the Information Retrieval"

  • - El Jihad Abdelhamid, Namly Driss, Hamdani Fettah and Bouzoubaa Karim
    "ALIF a standard morpho-syntactic lexicon for Arabic NLP"

  • - Imad Zeroual and Abdelhak Lakhouaja
    "Stages in corpus building: A survey"

  • - Issam Sahmoudi, Mohammed Bekkali and Abdelmonaime Lachkar
    "Rough Set Theory based a Linguistic Approach for Knowledge reduction in Formal Context"

  • - Tarik Elmalki, Moukrim Chouaib and Abderrahim Tragha
    "Towards a more expressive OWL to describe Traditional Arabic Grammar"

  • - Mohamed Ghanem, Mourchid Mohammed and Mouloudi Abdelaaziz
    " A Semantic web based QA System for Arabic Fatawa"

  • - Moukrim Chouaib, Tragha Abderrahim, Benlahmer El Habib and Elmalki Tarik
    "A new approach for correcting syntactic errors in Arabic language"

Preparing your Camera-Ready paper

ICALP2017 CCIS proceedings:

Please follow carefully the next instructions for the preparation of your camera-ready version (source files) and copyright form:

Instructions for Presenters

Accepted papers will be given 20 minutes for presentation including questions and discussion.

Student Best Paper Awards

Papers accepted and presented in the conference and their first author is MSc or PhD students will be given the opportunity to compete for the Best Paper Award. The entries of the competition should be presented at the conference by the student.
A best paper award will be made for work of high quality presented at the ICALP'17.
The Program Committee in conjunction with the Organizing/Steering committee will decide on the qualifying papers.
Award comprises a certificate for the authors and will be announced during the conference closing session.

ICALP'17 Conference Proceeding
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Important Dates

Paper Submission: May 15 2017
Extended Submission Deadline:
June 04 2017

Acceptance Notification: August 10, 2017
CR Submission: August 20, 2017
Registration deadline: September 8, 2017
Conference Dates: October 11-12, 2017

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