MOL 2019: The 16th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language

President (2017-2019): Philippe de Groote
President-Elect: Frank Drewes
Local Organizer: Gerald Penn
MOL is a special interest group of the Association for Computational Linguistics

MoL 2019: Mathematics of Language

18-19 Jul 2019
Toronto ON, Canada

16th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language (MOL 2019)
July 18-19, 2019

First Call for Papers

The Association for Mathematics of Language invites submissions to its biennial conference, MOL, which will be held July 18-19, 2019 at at the University of Toronto. The local organizing committee is chaired by Gerald Penn.


MOL is devoted to the study of mathematical structures and methods that are of importance to the description of language. Contributions to all areas of this field are welcome. Specific topics within the scope of the conference include, but are not limited to the following:


MOL invites the submission of papers on original, substantial, completed, and unpublished research. Each submission will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee. Papers presented at the conference will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published in the ACL Anthology.

All submissions must follow the style set out in the conference style files, which are available at the conference website. They must not exceed twelve (12) pages of technical content, but may have an unlimited number of extra pages for references.

Simultaneous submission to other conferences is allowed, provided that the authors indicate which other conferences the paper is submitted to. A paper is accepted on the condition that it will not be presented at any other venue.

MOL uses the EasyChair conference management system for submission, reviewing and preparation of proceedings:

Submissions must be uploaded to this system electronically in PDF format no later than (end of day, Anywhere on Earth)
Monday, April 22 April 29, 2019.

Please note that the reviewing process will not be double-blind. The authors' identity will be visible to the reviewers on the EasyChair system.

Important Dates

Program Committee


For inquiries about the scientific program of the conference, please email For inquiries about the local organization and all practical aspects of the conference, please email