The Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society (COLIPS) is a non-profit professional organisation that was established in 1988 to advance the research of computer processing of Chinese and other Asian languages. It promotes the free exchange of information about information processing of these languages in the best scientific and professional tradition. COLIPS organizes international conferences, short courses and seminars for members and the public.  Having its members from all over the world, COLIPS is based in Singapore. COLIPS’ logo can be downloaded from here.

COLIPS is one of the founding members of Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP). Its flagship conference, International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP), is held annually. COLIPS publishes the International Journal of Asian Languages Processing (IJALP) in partnership with World Scientific.

COLIPS is the organizer of many international conferences in Singapore, that include:

  • The 47th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2022)
  • IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition Workshop (ASRU) 2019
  • International Conference on Orange Technology (ICOT) 2017
  • The 17th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW) 2016
  • The 4th annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction 2016
  • INTERSPEECH: The 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2014
  • Blizzard Challenge Worksop 2014
  • The 9th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP) 2014
  • Asian Information Retrieval Symposium (ARIS) 2013
  • Speaker Odyssey 2012
  • The 25th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 25) 2011
  • ACL-IJCNLP: The Joint Conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the ACL and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the AFNLP (ACL-IJCNLP) 2009
  • The 9th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW) 2008
  • The 5th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP)  2006
  • The 21st International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages (ICCPOL) 2006
  • The 5th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW) 2004
  • Oriental COCOSDA 2003
  • The 17th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 17) 2003
  • The 4th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE) 2000
  • The 1st International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP) 1998

COLIPS Council Members (Term 2019-2021):

President Dr Haizhou LI, National University of Singapore
Vice President Dr Minghui DONG, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Secretary Dr Lei WANG, KLASS Engineering and Solutions
Treasurer Dr Yan WU, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Advisor Dr Kim-Teng LUA, InCampus Pte Ltd
Member Dr Bin MA, Alibaba Inc.
Member Dr Ridong JIANG, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Member Dr Eng-Siong CHNG, Nanyang Technological University
Member Mr Paul CHAN, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Member Ms Tse-Min LUA, InCampus Pte Ltd
Member Dr Yanfeng LU, Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Member Dr Rong TONG, Alibaba Inc.