[Corpora-List] First Call for Papers: NAACL-HLT 2019 Industry Track

Yuval Pinter yuvalpinter at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 19:42:43 CEST 2018


Subject line correction: this call is for the INDUSTRY track.

On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 11:35 AM Yuval Pinter <yuvalpinter at gmail.com> wrote:


> http://naacl2019.org/calls/industry/
>
> Industry Track: Call For Papers
>
> The industry track at NAACL-HLT 2019 will be a venue for all members of
> the ACL community to share and learn about recent advances and challenges
> in the deployment of language processing technologies in real-world
> systems. Transitioning a technology to real-world industrial strength
> applications raises a unique set of technical issues. Such issues do not
> receive the deserved attention in language technology forums and are often
> relegated to isolated instances and vagaries of specific systems, with
> little effort to learn from common experiences.
>
> ------
> Topics
> ------
>
> We invite submissions in all technical areas of NAACL-HLT 2019 pertaining
> to practical issues in real-world deployment of NLP and speech processing
> technologies. Papers that describe key lessons learned and new challenges
> posed by real-world implementations are solicited, including, but not
> limited to, the following topics (in alphabetical order):
>
> - Continuous improvement of deployed systems
>
> - Cost considerations
>
> - Design of application-relevant datasets
>
> - Ethical issues specific to deployed systems
>
> - Experience papers (e.g. lessons learnt, best practices)
>
> - Handling unexpected inputs
>
> - Implementation at scale
>
> - Monitoring and maintenance
>
> - Non-standard evaluation metrics
>
> - Novel practical solutions to known problems
>
> - Novel previously unsolved problems
>
> - Offline and online system evaluation methodologies
>
> - Operational processes and workflows
>
> - Processing time consideration
>
> - System combination and hybridization
>
> Papers highlighting interesting negative results related to real-world
> applications are also welcome.
>
> ----------
> Submission
> ----------
>
> Papers submitted to NAACL-HLT 2019 industry track should follow the author
> guidelines laid out in the calls for research track papers. Specifically:
>
> Similar to the research track, authors must register the title, author
> list, abstract and keywords by December 3, 2018.
> Industry track papers should not exceed six (6) pages in length (excluding
> references). Accepted papers will be given one additional page of content
> (up to 7 pages) so that reviewers’ comments can be taken into account.
> Industry papers will be presented orally or as posters to be determined by
> the program committee. The decisions as to which papers will be presented
> orally and which ones as poster presentations will be based on the nature
> rather than the quality of the work. There will be no distinction in the
> proceedings between industry papers presented orally and those presented as
> posters.
> Papers should follow the same style and format guidelines (LaTeX, Word,
> Overleaf) and be submitted electronically in PDF format via the NAACL-HLT
> 2019 online submission system (link coming soon).
> NAACL-HLT 2019 research and industry tracks will have the same submission
> deadline. Submissions of identical or closely related work to multiple
> tracks will be rejected by all tracks.
>
> ------------------
> Reviewing criteria
> ------------------
>
> Submissions to the industry track should be relevant to real-world
> application focus of the track as described in this call for papers.
> Relevant papers that meet formatting requirements will be reviewed in a
> double-blind manner and will be assessed on the basis of their industry
> track relevance, contribution, clarity, completeness and novelty.
>
> ---------------
> Important dates
> ---------------
>
> The industry track will have the same deadlines as the research track.
>
> Abstract submissions due (long, short, & industry track): Monday, December
> 3, 2018
>
> Final paper submissions due (long, short, & industry track): Monday,
> December 10, 2018
>
> Notification of acceptance: Friday, February 22, 2019
>
> Camera ready papers due: Monday, April 1, 2019
>
> All deadlines are 11.59 pm UTC -12h.
>
> -------------------
> Contact Information
> -------------------
>


> Email: naacl-2019-industry-track at googlegroups.com
>
> Industry track co-chairs
>
> Rohit Kumar (Spotify)
>
> Anastassia Loukina (Educational Testing Service)
>
> Michelle Morales (IBM)
>
> General chair: Jill Burstein (Educational Testing Service)
>
> --------------------------
> Frequently Asked Questions
> --------------------------
>
> Is the industry track only for participants from industry?
>
> No, the industry track welcomes participants from the entire ACL
> community. Researchers working on real-world applications that match the
> industry track call for papers are invited to submit papers. Everyone is
> welcome to attend industry track sessions.
>
> What do you mean by “real-world applications”?
>
> We are looking for applications that are deployed (or expected to be
> deployed) for real-world use i.e. outside controlled environments such as a
> laboratories, classrooms or experimental crowd-sourced setups.
>
> Can students also submit papers to industry track?
>
> Yes! If your work matches the industry track call for papers, consider
> submitting a paper to the industry track.
>
> I work in the industry. Can I still submit my paper to the research track?
>
> Absolutely! There are no changes to the main conference submissions. The
> industry track offers a forum to submit papers describing aspects of
> real-world applications that may differ in focus from the research track
> reviewing criteria.
>
> Will the papers in the industry track be published in the proceedings?
>
> Yes, industry track papers will be published as a separate volume of the
> proceedings. For example, see the NAACL-HLT 2018 proceedings.
>
> How do I decide whether to submit to the research track or the industry
> track?
>
> Papers describing key lessons learned and challenges pertaining to
> real-world deployment of NLP and speech technologies are best suited for
> industry track. Authors are advised to review the call for papers for both
> tracks and submit to the track that best matches your work. The list of
> topics and reviewing criteria may be helpful. You can also reach out to the
> track chairs if you need help deciding.
>
>
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