Call For Papers for
October 25-29, 2014
SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics' special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, invites submissions to EMNLP 2014.
The conference will be held October 25-29, 2014, in Doha, Qatar, spanning three days of paper presentations plus two days of workshops and tutorials.
Conference URL: http://www.emnlp2014.org. For more details and FAQ on Doha and Qatar go to http://emnlp2014.org/local.html.
We are excited to announce new additions to the EMNLP conference.
For the first time, EMNLP 2014 will have tutorials. The tutorial submission deadline is June 15, see http://emnlp2014.org/call-for-tutorials.html for more details.
For the first time, EMNLP 2014 will have a large workshop program with 7 workshops, http://emnlp2014.org/workshops.html.
EMNLP 2014 will offer a considerable number of student scholarships for attending the conference.
We solicit papers in all areas of interest to the SIGDAT community and aligned fields, including but not limited to the following:
- Phonology, Morphology, and Segmentation - Tagging, Chunking, Syntax and Parsing - Discourse, Dialogue, and Pragmatics - Semantics - Summarization and Generation - NLP-related Machine Learning: theory, methods and algorithms - Machine Translation - Information Retrieval, Text Categorization, and Question Answering - Information Extraction - Text Mining and Natural Language Processing Applications - Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining - NLP for the Web and Social Media - Spoken Language Processing - Computational Psycholinguistics
Long and Short paper submission deadline: June 2, 2014 Author response period: July 5-8, 2014 Acceptance notification: July 22, 2014 Camera-ready submission deadline: August 26, 2014 Workshops: October 25 and 29, 2014 Main conference: October 26-28, 2014
All deadlines are calculated at 11:59pm (UTC/GMT -11 hours)
Submissions should describe original, unpublished work. Papers presented at EMNLP should mainly contain new material that has not been presented at any other meeting with publicly available proceedings. Papers that have been or will be submitted to other meetings or publications must disclose this information at submission time. Please list all other meetings where the paper has been submitted in the "other submissions" field on the submission site (and see below for details of the multiple submission policy).
Each long paper submission consists of a paper of up to nine (9) pages of content and any number of additional pages containing references only, together with optional supplementary material as described below.
EMNLP 2014 also solicits short papers. Characteristics of short papers include:
- a small, focused contribution - work in progress - a negative result - an opinion piece - an interesting application nugget
Short papers will be presented orally or as a poster (at the discretion of the programme chairs), and will be given four (4) pages plus 2 pages for references in the proceedings.
While short papers will be distinguished from long papers in the proceedings, there will be no distinction between papers presented orally or as posters.
Both long and short papers must follow the two-column format available at http://emnlp2014.org/templates/ (and ensure that your paper is A4 size). We reserve the right to reject submissions if the paper does not conform to these styles, including letter size and font size restrictions.
As reviewing will be blind, the submission should not include the authors' names and affiliations. 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 (1991) previously showed ...". Submissions that do not conform to these requirements will be rejected without review. Separate author identification information is required as part of the on-line submission process.
The supplementary material should be supplementary (rather than central) to the paper. It may include explanations or details of proofs or derivations that do not fit into the paper, lists of features or feature templates, sample inputs and outputs for a system, pseudo-code or source code, and data. The paper should not rely on the supplementary material: while the paper may refer to and cite the supplementary material and the supplementary material will be available to reviewers, they will not be asked to review or even download the supplementary material.
Submission and reviewing will be on-line, managed by the START system. The only accepted format for submitted papers is Adobe PDF. The supplementary material must be in the form of a single .zip or a .tgz archive file with a maximum size of 10MB; otherwise there are no constraints on its format. Submissions, together with all supplementary material, must be uploaded to the START system by the submission deadlines; submissions submitted after that time will not be reviewed. To minimize network congestion we request authors upload their submissions as early as possible (especially if they contain large supplementary material files).
Alessandro Moschitti, Qatar Computing Research Institute
Bo Pang, Google Walter Daelemans, University of Antwerp
Enrique Alfonseca, Google Research at Zurich Eric Gaussier, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I)
Lucia Specia, University of Sheffield Xavier Carreras, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Yuval Marton, Microsoft Corporation
Min Zhang, Soochow University, China
Mona Diab, The George Washington University Irina Matveeva, NexLP, Chicago
Student Scholarship co-Chairs
Katrin Erk, University of Texas at Austin Sebastian Pado, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Kareem Darwish, Qatar Computing Research Institute
Mona T. Diab, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Computer Science School of Eng. & Applied Science The George Washington University http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~mtdiab Tel.: 202 994.8109
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