This book constitutes the proceedings of the 18th China National Conference on Computational Linguistics, CCL 2019, held in
Kunming, China, in October 2019. The 56 full papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 134
submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: linguistics and cognitive science, fundamental theory and methods
of computational linguistics, information retrieval and question answering, text classification and summarization, knowledge
graph and information extraction, machine translation and multilingual information processing, minority language processing,
language resource and evaluation, social computing and sentiment analysis, NLP applications.