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

Record-Breaking Long Paper Submissions and the Last-minute Majority

We received a record number of 647 long paper submissions (excluding withdrawn submissions)!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

Our New Review Form

In this post, we will introduce all of you to our new review form for the NAACL HLT 2018 research track. This review form was created in cooperation with ACL 2018; their final review form is a little different, but substantially similar. Why a New Review Form? The new review form is in service of … More Our New Review Form