FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
Workshop on Monolingual Text-to-Text Generation
Portland, Oregon, USA; June 24, 2011
Abstract Deadline: April 01, 2011
Full Submission Deadline: April 09, 2011
This workshop is endorsed by SIGGEN
*** DEADLINE EXTENDED ***
The deadline for papers has been extended until April 9. However, to help us manage our reviewing schedule, please submit your abstract by April 1 (using the START V2 system).
The ability to perform monolingual text-to-text generation is an important step in solving many natural language processing problems. For example, when generating novel text at the sentence-level, abstractive summarization systems may need to compress sentences or fuse multiple sentences together; the evaluation of translation systems may require additional paraphrases to use as reference gold standards; and answers to questions may need to be generated automatically from extracted sentences. The community of researchers examining monolingual text-to-text generation has grown steadily in recent years, introducing the need for a focused venue to communicate results in this area. As tools and approaches are developed, it is important that our community shares its experiences and its resources.
This workshop will solicit work describing the use of data-oriented text-to-text generation methods, where the generation process begins with some source text as input. As such, it complements existing events such as GenChal'11 at ENLG 2011, which will have a focus on data-to-text surface realisation methods.
This year, the workshop will focus on work describing the generation of novel sentences, with preference given to submissions that describe how the proposed text-to-text generation model has an impact on content selection and/or issues of grammaticality at the sentence level. Submissions can describe work-in-progress, resources, position papers as well as traditional unpublished work.
Suggested topics for this workshop include (but are not limited to):
* Sentence fusion
* Sentence compression
* Sentence-level paraphrase generation
* Answer generation for questions
* Sentence simplification
* Evaluating novel sentence generation
* Semantics and world knowledge for sentence generation
* Content planning issues in text-to-text generation
* Incorporating user preferences for text-to-text generation
* Discourse-level constraints for novel sentence generation
* Descriptions of new monolingual text-to-text generation problems
* Applications of monolingual text-to-text generation
A list of relevant resources can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/texttotext2011#data.
Please follow the 2011 ACL-HLT submission guidelines: http://www.acl2011.org/call.shtml#submission
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 01, 2011 Submission Deadline: April 09, 2011 Notification of Acceptance: April 25, 2011 Camera-ready papers Due: May 06, 2011 Workshop: June 24, 2011
Katja Filippova, Google, Switzerland (katjaf at google.com) Stephen Wan, CSIRO, Australia (stephen.wan at csiro.au) -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 4005 bytes Desc: not available URL: <http://www.uib.no/mailman/public/corpora/attachments/20110331/d100688b/attachment.txt>