Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Dates: 5-8 September 2016 Website: http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/InteractionLab/INLG2016/
Submissions deadline: 16 May 2016
The Special Interest Group on Natural Language Generation is pleased to announce that the 9th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2016) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from 5-8 September. The first two days (5-6 September 2016) will consist of workshops, tutorials and a possible hackathon, for which separate calls will be issued, and the final two days (7-8 September 2016) will be the main conference.
We invite substantial, original, and unpublished submissions on all topics related to natural language generation.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Affect / emotion generation Applications for people with disabilities Cognitive modeling of language generation Content and text planning Data-to-text generation Evaluation of NLG systems Grounded language generation Lexicalisation Multimedia generation Multimodality in generation Storytelling and narrative generation NLG and accessibility NLG in dialogue NLG for embodied agents and robots NLG for real-world applications NLG in linguistically motivated frameworks Paraphrase generation Personalization and personality of text Psycholinguistics and NLG Referring expression generation Rule-based approaches to generation Statistical approaches to generation Comparisons between rule-based and statistical approaches to NLG Surface realization Text-to-text generation and summarisation
Requirements A paper accepted for presentation at INLG 2016 must not have been presented at any other meeting with publicly available proceedings. Submission to other conferences should be clearly indicated on the paper.
Paper Categories INLG 2016 has three submission categories, long and short papers, and demos:
Long papers are most appropriate for presenting substantial research results and must not exceed eight (8) pages of content, with up to two additional pages for references. These will be orally presented. Short papers are more appropriate for presenting an ongoing research effort and must not exceed four (4) pages, including references. These may be presented orally or as posters. Demo papers should be no more than two (2) pages in length, including references, and should describe implemented systems which are of relevance to the NLG community. Demo papers will be included in the proceedings. Authors of demo papers should be willing to present a demo of their system during INLG 2016.
Important Dates Long/Short Paper and Demo Submission: Friday 16 May 2016 Notification: Thursday 30 June 2016 Camera-ready: Friday 29 July 2016 Conference: Monday-Thursday 5-8 September 2016
Organizing Committee General Chairs: Amy Isard, Verena Rieser, Dimitra Gkatzia Local Chairs: Simon Keizer, Jekaterina Novikova Workshops Chair: Albert Gatt
Contact Contact the workshop organizers with questions: inlg2016 at googlegroups.com -- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.