The First International Workshop on Text Analytics and Retrieval (TexAR-2018)

In Conjunction With Web Intelligence WI'18 (Santiago, Chile, 3-6 Dec., 2018).

Call for Papers

Due to exponential growth of the social media, large amount of online data has been generated in recent time in form of ‘big data’. The most of the content generated online is in the form of text, thus, it generated large number of opportunities to the researchers, practitioners, and academicians working in the area of text analytics and retrieval to analyze this huge amount of text. This workshop is aimed to invite state-of- the-art methods for text analytics and retrieval. It is also aimed to provide a forum where researchers can present and discuss their research with experienced Information Retrieval community/ researchers. In addition, it is aimed to provide researchers an opportunity to establish a helpful community by collaborations. The First International Workshop on Text Analytics and Retrieval (TexAR- 2018) invites original and unpublished research papers in all aspects of Text Analytics and Information Retrieval. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Document analysis including text categorization, and information retrieval

  • Information extraction

  • Dialogue and Interactive Systems

  • Sentiment analysis and opinion mining

  • Recommender Systems

  • Question Answering

  • Summarization

  • Machine learning in NLP

  • Text Mining

  • Topic Modelling

  • Machine translation and Multilinguality

  • Deep Learning for NLP Applications

    Tagging, chunking, syntax, and parsing

  • Web Search, Retrieval and Ranking

  • Web and Social media

  • Language and Vision

  • Deep learning for IRD

  • Representation learning for NLP

  • Social Network Analysis


Important Dates

  • September 15, 2018: Submission of Workshop papers.
  • September 30, 2018: Notification of Acceptance / non-acceptance papers
  • October 10, 2018: Camera-Ready Papers.
  • December 03, 2018: Workshop.

Submission Guidelines

The workshop papers should be limited to a maximum of 4 pages in the IEEE 2-column format. The IEEE Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines can be found at:

All accepted papers will be included in the Workshop Proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.

The workshop only accepts online submissions. Workshops online submission page can be accessed

Program Committee

Organizing Committee

Dr. Namita Mittal, Department of Computer Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
Dr. Basant Agarwal, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SKIT Jaipur, India

Technical Program Committee

Dr. Richi Nayak, Queensland University of Technology - QUT Australia,
Dr. Sangeetha Kutty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dr. Aditi Sharan, JNU, India
Dr. Sriparna saha, IIT Patna, India
Dr. Soujanya Poria, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Prasenjeet majumdar, DAICT, India
Dr. Mandar Mitra, ISI India , India
Dr. Poonam Goyal, BITS Pilani, India
Dr. Renu Dhir, NIT Jalandhar, India.
Dr. Rajiv Ratn, IIIT Delhi, India
Dr. Nisheeth Joshi, Banasthali Vidyapith, India
Dr Madhvi Sinha, BIT Jaipur, India
Dr. Vishal Goyal, Punjabi University, India
Dr. Shashank Gupta, BITS Pilani, India
Dr. Pooja Jain, IIIT Kota, India
Dr. Sonal Jain, JKL,India
Dr. Jyoti Pareek , Gujrat University, India
Dr. Lokesh Sharma, Galgotia University, India
Dr. Gulshan Shrivastava, NIT, Patna, India
Dr. Ankit vidhyarthi, Bennett University, India
Dr. Aditi Sharan, JNU, India

Contact Us

Dr. Namita Mittal, Associate Professor, MNIT Jaipur, India.

Dr Basant Agarwal, Associate Professor, SKIT Jaipur,