Test-of-Time Paper Nominations, or, Classic Computational Linguistics Papers!

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!

Short Paper Submissions

We received 425 short paper submissions (excluding withdrawn submissions).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

Reject without Review: Avoidable Mistakes

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

Keynote Speakers

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

Putting the Linguistics in Computational Linguistics

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