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We received 425 short paper submissions (excluding withdrawn submissions).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
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 … More Long Paper Reviewing Notes
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
The wonderful NAACL 2018 PC co-chairs asked for a some thoughts on how to make a computational linguistics papers linguistically informative. My take on this is that not all NAACL papers need to be linguistically informative—but they should all be linguistically informed. Here are a four steps to achieving that, which I hope will be … More Putting the Linguistics in Computational Linguistics
NAACL 2018 has an impressive line up of 17 workshops across a wide range of topics from Generalization in the age of Deep Learning to Ethics in NLP. Workshops provide researchers with an opportunity to submit early stage or narrowly focused work and get feedback from a targeted audience. Attendees have an opportunity to take … More NAACL 2018 Workshop Line-up