A First Look at the Research Track Schedule

NAACL HLT 2018 will feature: June 1: Tutorials June 2-4: Research Track June 2-3: Industry Track June 5-6: Workshops The research track will include keynotes,  long and short paper oral and poster presentations from TACL and from submissions accepted to NAACL HLT 2018, and demos. And of course there will be a NAACL business meeting … Continue reading A First Look at the Research Track Schedule


Long Paper Accepts/Rejects

After all the research track decisions are made we will provide detailed analyses of the submissions, reviews and decisions. For now, (so as not to unduly bias the short paper reviewing process) we will provide only overview numbers for long paper submissions. The Raw Numbers Of the 665 long paper submissions, 60 were withdrawn by … Continue reading Long Paper Accepts/Rejects

Long Paper Reviewers: Read Authors’ Responses

We have received the author responses for long paper submissions to NAACL HLT 2018. You now have through February 9th to read these responses and if necessary, adjust your reviews, at https://www.softconf.com/naacl2018/papers/. To see all the reviews and the author responses in START, you should: in the main page after you log in, click Track … Continue reading Long Paper Reviewers: Read Authors’ Responses


It’s Not All About the Number

Some reviewers and authors have contacted us to inquire if the only factor in the eventual decision on a submission will be the overall score. That's not how the review process should work, and it is not how it will work for NAACL HLT 2018. We know (http://inverseprobability.com/2014/12/16/the-nips-experiment) that reviewing is imperfect. We constructed a … Continue reading It’s Not All About the Number


About Our Reviewers

You may recall that one of our goals for NAACL HLT 2018 is to ensure broad participation. We recruited a pool of 1247 program committee members. To do this in a non-biased fashion, we re-used a method used for NAACL HLT 2016 - we invited people who have published repeatedly in *CL venues (ACL, NAACL, EMNLP, … Continue reading About Our Reviewers


A Review Form FAQ

To help you navigate and understand the new review form, Amanda and Heng (the PC chairs) have each reviewed an already published paper. In this post, we provide our reviews. At the bottom there is a FAQ. Recall that our main goals with this new form are to get better quality reviews and put together … Continue reading A Review Form FAQ


Long Paper Reviewing Notes

We have assigned 826 reviewers to review the NAACL HLT 2018 long paper submissions. (As a reminder, long paper reviews are due by January 24th.) Here's how we did it: If you filled out our survey (or otherwise communicated your area preferences) then we assigned you to your areas of preferences, to make it easier … Continue reading Long Paper Reviewing Notes