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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Preliminary Schedule

This schedule is subject to addition or modification (especially June 4th); more detail will be provided following the final paper submission deadlines. Time June 2 June 3 June 4 08:45-09:00 Opening Remarks Announcements Announcements 09:00-10:00 Research Track Keynote: Charles Yang Research Track Keynote: Kevin Knight Research Track Keynote: Dilek Hakkani-Tür 10:00-10:30 Coffee 10:30-11:30 Parallel Oral … Continue reading Preliminary Schedule

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