Session Chair Duties

We wrote some basic guidelines about how to be a good session chair for the oral presentations. Hope it will be helpful for junior chairs who are serving this task for the first time.  The main conference program schedule is at: http://naacl2018.org/program.html Please take a look and identify your session. By May 20: Email the … Continue reading Session Chair Duties

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Outstanding Papers

The selection of outstanding papers and best paper includes four steps: Step 1: Area chairs nominated 19 submissions. Step 2: PC chairs selected 9 submissions as candidate outstanding papers. Step 3: We composed an outstanding and best paper award committee that consists of five area chairs who are experts in various areas and don't have conflict-of-interest … Continue reading Outstanding Papers

Test-of-Time Award Papers

We formed two award committees to select the Test-of-Time awards from 19 papers nominated by area chairs. Expert award committee: consisted of all ACL and NAACL conferences’ general chairs, program chairs and NAACL board chairs between 2013-2018. Community award committee: consisted of all the top 1000 authors ranked by the ACL Anthology Network, based on … Continue reading Test-of-Time Award Papers

NAACL Paper Titles Over Time

Inspired by Kristina Gulordava's NAACL18 word cloud (Thanks!), here are some fun word clouds from NAACL2007, NAACL2013 and NAACL2018 paper titles. Topics like Translation and Extraction have been consistently popular over years, and topics like Neural Networks, Generation and Representations have become trendy. Happy to see 'Language' is always one of the top ranked words. … Continue reading NAACL Paper Titles Over Time

Outstanding Reviewers and Ad-hoc Reviewers

Outstanding Reviewers We thank all reviewers for spending their valuable time on reviewing NAACL paper submissions! The following are outstanding reviewers nominated by area chairs: Omri Abend Manex Agirrezabal Cem Akkaya Enrique Alfonseca Dimitrios Alikaniotis Tim Anderson Layla El Asri Michael Auli Wilker Aziz Mohit Bansal Valerio Basile Roberto Basili Beata Beigman-Klebanov Jonathan Berant Delphine Bernhard … Continue reading Outstanding Reviewers and Ad-hoc Reviewers