*Paper submission deadline extended to July 12, 12:00PM (noon) CET*
We call for papers and abstracts exploring shortcomings in current vision and language models covering topics including but not limited to
- Analysis of current vision and language models - Analysis of current tasks and datasets - Novel evaluation metrics - Novel vision and language tasks - Other pertinent work about shortcomings of vision and language
Papers must describe substantial, original, completed and unpublished work. Paper submissions must be anonymous and will receive at least 2 peer-reviews. They may consist of up to six (6) pages of content, plus unlimited pages for references. Papers may be supplemented with up to two (2) pages of appendices included in the same file as the paper, before the references. Camera-ready versions of accepted papers will be given two additional pages of content (up to 8 pages plus 2 pages appendices) so that reviewers’ comments can be taken into account. They will be presented both in the Spotlight talks and the Poster session. They will be published by Springer after the workshop.
Abstracts can describe work in progress, work under review, accepted to be published elsewhere or already published work. They may consist of up to two (2) page of content, plus additional pages for references. Abstract submissions are subject to single-blind review to evaluate relevancy to the workshop topics. Accepted abstracts will be posted online on the workshop website and will be presented both in the Spotlight talks and the Poster session.
Submission instructions are available on the workshop website.
- Paper submission deadline: July 12, 2018, 12:00PM (noon) CET - Abstract submission deadline: July 30, 2018 - Paper and abstract notification: August 4, 2018 - Abstract final version upload: August 25, 2018 - Workshop date: September 8, 2018 - Paper camera-ready: September 30, 2018
Invited Speakers and Visual Dialog Challenge
We have an exciting lineup of invited speakers from a diverse set of disciplines related to vision and language:
- Aishwarya Agrawal, Georgia Institute of Technology - Vicente Ordˇ˝ez, University of Virginia - Lucia Specia, University of Sheffield
In addition, we are also hosting the organizers of the Visual Dialog Challenge 2018 who will announce the results of their challenge. Visual Dialog is a novel task that requires an AI agent to hold a meaningful dialog with humans in natural, conversational language about visual content. For more information and to participate in the challenge, please visit their web page: https://visualdialog.org/challenge/2018
Raffaella Bernardi, University of Trento Dhruv Batra, Georgia Institute of Technology and Research Scientist, Facebook AI Research Raquel Fernandez, University of Amsterdam Spandana Gella, University of Edinburgh Kushal Kafle, Rochester Institute of Technology Stefan Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology Moin Nabi, SAP SE
The workshop is sponsored by SAP SE and endorsed by the European Network on Integrating Vision and Language (iV&L Net) ICT COST Action.