Thanks to the wonderful efforts by all area chairs, here are the classic computational linguistics papers nominated so far for the Test-of-Time Paper Award. The paper links are added now. If you are one of the 1000 productive authors, we will ask you to vote soon! Note on paper #18: this great paper by Amanda … More Test-of-Time Paper Nominations, or, Classic Computational Linguistics Papers!
We received 425 short paper submissions (excluding withdrawn submissions). In total we received 392 more papers than NAACL-HLT2016. We make sure each area chair gets a light meta-review load, usually < 15 long+short papers which match the chair’s expertise. Each reviewer gets <=3 papers across all long and short tracks so everyone will have time … More Short Paper Submissions
Author: Omer Levy (University of Washington) PC Chair Note: Omer is an outstanding reviewer and author, one of my favorite rising stars. -Heng Writing reviews is a time-consuming task, and it can be tempting to get it over quickly or view it as one of the thankless chores of academia. However, it’s also a rare … More With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
We feel sorry at delivering bad news to the authors of 19 long papers during the holiday season. The reasons for rejecting these papers without review are as follows, hopefully it could help authors avoid similar mistakes for future submissions. Violated ACL Blind Review Policy: 2 papers include author name and affiliation under title, and … More Reject without Review: Avoidable Mistakes
We are honored and thrilled to have three awesome keynote speakers for NAACL-HLT 2018! The details of their talks will be announced later as the conference gets closer. Dilek Hakkani-Tur Google Research Dilek is a research scientist at Google Research Dialogue Group and has previously held positions at Microsoft Research, ICSI, and AT&T Labs – … More Keynote Speakers
We received a record number of 647 long paper submissions (excluding withdrawn submissions)! Submissions by Area We have recruited enough reliable reviewers for each area: Area #Submissions #Reviewers Information Extraction 77 169 Semantics 69 156 Machine Translation 43 110 Summarization 42 52 Machine Learning for NLP 42 189 Text Mining 40 100 Sentiment Analysis 39 … More Record-Breaking Long Paper Submissions and the Last-minute Majority