Aims and Scope

FG provides a forum for the presentation of new and original research on formal grammar, mathematical linguistics and the application of formal and mathematical methods to the study of natural language. Themes of interest include, but are not limited to,
Previous conferences in this series have welcomed papers from a wide variety of frameworks.


Submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least three reviewers. Accepted papers will be published after the conference as volume number 5591 in the Springer series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (under the FoLLI LNAI subline).

Submission Details

We invite electronic submissions of original, unpublished 30-minute papers (including questions, comments, and discussion). Papers should report original work which was not presented in other conferences. However, simultaneous submission is allowed, provided that the authors indicate other conference to which the work was submitted on the paper submission form. Note that accepted papers can only be presented in one of the venues.

Authors are invited to submit anonymous papers presenting original and unpublished research. Papers should not exceed 16 pages and should be formatted according to the usual LNCS article style. Submissions. The needed style files are available at

The submission deadline is April 26th, 2009. Papers must be submitted electronically at

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