NAACL-2001 Call for Papers

Priscilla Rasmussen rasmusse at cs.rutgers.edu
Tue Aug 15 14:03:40 EST 2000


          PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS

              Language Technologies 2001:
    2nd Meeting of the North American Chapter of the
         Association for Computational Linguistics
                        June 2-7, 2001
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
      http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~ref/naacl2001.html

General Conference Chair: Lori Levin (Carnegie Mellon University)
Program Chair: Kevin Knight (USC/Information Sciences Institute)
Local Arrangements: Alon Lavie (Carnegie Mellon University)

Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research
contributions on all aspects of computational linguistics, including, but
not limited to: pragmatics, discourse, semantics, syntax and the lexicon;
phonetics, phonology and morphology; interpreting and generating spoken and
written language; linguistic, mathematical and psychological models of
language; information retrieval and information extraction; corpus-based
language modeling; multilingual processing, machine translation and
translation aids; natural language interfaces and dialogue systems;
language in multimedia systems; message and narrative understanding
systems; tools and resources; and evaluation of systems.

===== SUBMISSION FORMAT

Submissions will be hardcopy.  Submissions must use the appropriate ACL
latex style or Microsoft Word style (links to which will be available from
the conference web page
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~ref/naacl2001.html).  Submissions should follow the
two-column format of ACL proceedings and should not exceed eight (8) pages,
including references.  If you cannot use the ACL-standard styles directly,
a description of the required format will be available on the conference
web page.  If you cannot access the conference web page or have other
questions about submissions, send email to naaclpgm at isi.edu.

Reviewing will be blind.  Thus, a separate identification page is
required.  The identification page should include the following:

      * Paper ID number (see SUBMISSION PROCEDURE below).
      * Title.
      * Authors' names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses.
      * Keywords: Up to 5 keywords specifying subject area.
      * Under consideration for other conferences? If yes, please list.
      * Abstract: Short (no more than 5 lines) summary.

Authors' names and affiliations should be omitted from the paper
itself.  Furthermore, self-references that reveal the author's identity
(e.g., "We previously showed (Smith, 1991) ... ") should be avoided.
Instead, use citations such as "Smith previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...".

Papers that do not conform to these requirements are subject to being
rejected without review.

===== SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

1) Submission notification:  You must submit a notification of submission
by filling out a form on the conference web page
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~ref/naacl2001.html by November 6, 2000.  This will
return to you an email with a paper ID number that should be included
(printed or handwritten) on the first page of the paper and on the
identification page.  Also, please use it on all correspondence with the
program committee chair.  The form will be available on the web after
October 1, 2000.

2) Paper submission: send six (6) hardcopies of your submission and two (2)
hardcopies of your identification page to

     Kevin Knight (Program Chair, NAACL 2001)
     USC/Information Sciences Institute
     4676 Admiralty Way
     Marina del Rey, CA 90292
     http://www.isi.edu/~knight

Remember to include your ID number on all submissions and identification
pages.  Late submissions will be returned unopened.  Notification of
receipt will be emailed to the first author shortly after receipt.

===== DEADLINES

Electronic submission notification deadline: 6-Nov-00
Hardcopy paper submission deadline: 9-Nov-00
Notification of acceptance for papers: 24-Jan-01
Camera ready papers due: 27-Feb-01
Regular sessions begin: 5-Jun-01
A signed copyright release statement will be needed along with the final
version.



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