25.3393, Calls: Computational Linguistics/USA

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LINGUIST List: Vol-25-3393. Wed Aug 27 2014. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 25.3393, Calls: Computational Linguistics/USA

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Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:48:23
From: Saif Mohammad [uvgotsaif at gmail.com]
Subject: 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL

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Full Title: 2015 Conference of the North American Chapter of the ACL 
Short Title: NAACL HLT 2015 

Date: 31-May-2015 - 05-Jun-2015
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA 
Contact Person: NAACL Google group
Meeting Email: naacl2015 at googlegroups.com
Web Site: http://naacl.org/2015 

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 04-Dec-2014 

Meeting Description:

The NAACL HLT 2015 conference covers a broad spectrum of disciplines aimed at: Building intelligent systems to interact with humans using natural language; understanding computational and other linguistic properties of languages; and enhancing human-human communication through speech recognition, automatic translation, information retrieval, text summarization, and information extraction.

NAACL HLT 2015 will feature long papers, short papers, demonstrations, and a student research workshop, as well as associated tutorials and workshops. In addition, some of the presentations at the conference will be of papers accepted for the new Transactions of the ACL journal (http://www.transacl.org/).

Call for Papers:

The conference invites the submission of long and short papers on substantial, original, and unpublished research in all aspects of automated language processing, including language resources. The short paper format may also be appropriate for a small, focused contribution, a work in progress, a negative result, an opinion piece or an interesting application nugget.  Topics include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

- Dialogue and Interactive Systems (including spoken and multimodal dialogue systems)
- Discourse and Pragmatics
- Generation and Summarization
- Information Extraction and Question Answering
- Information Retrieval
- Language Resources and Evaluation
- Language and Vision
- Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Aspects of CL
- Machine Learning for NLP
- Machine Translation
- NLP for Web, Social Media and Social Sciences
- NLP-enabled Technology
- Phonology, Morphology and Word Segmentation
- Semantics
- Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining
- Spoken Language Processing
- Tagging, Chunking, Syntax and Parsing
- Text Categorization and Topic Models

Important Dates:
Deadline for both Long and Short paper submission: December 4, 2014
Author response period: January 22-28, 2015
Notification to authors: February 20, 2015
Camera ready papers due: March 20, 2015

All deadlines are 11:59PM Pacific Time. Please DO NOT submit the same paper in long and short paper form. (See Multiple Submission policy section.)


Long Papers:

NAACL HLT 2015 submissions must describe substantial, original, completed and unpublished work. Wherever appropriate, concrete evaluation and analysis should be included. The long paper deadline is December 4, 2014 by 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8). Submissions will be judged on appropriateness, originality/innovativeness, soundness/correctness, impact, meaningful comparison, thoroughness, replicability and clarity. Each submission will be reviewed by at least three program committee members.

Long papers may consist of up to eight (8) pages of content, plus 2 pages for references.  Upon acceptance, final versions of long papers will be given one additional page (up to 9 pages with 2 pages for references) so that reviewers' comments can be taken into account.

Short Papers:

NAACL HLT 2015 also solicits short papers. Short paper submissions must describe original and unpublished work. The short paper deadline this year is also December 4, 2014 by 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8). Characteristics of past short papers include:

- A small, focused contribution
- Work in progress
- A negative result
- An opinion piece
- An interesting application nugget

Short papers may consist of up to four (4) pages of content, plus 2 pages for references.  Upon acceptance, short papers will be given five (5) pages in the proceedings and 2 pages for references. Authors are encouraged to use this additional page to address reviewers comments in their final versions.

Electronic Submission:

Papers should be submitted electronically using the Softconf START conference management system at the following URL:


The site will be open for accepting submissions two months before the conference deadline.

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