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INLG 2016 : International Natural Language Generation conference (INLG)


Conference Series : International Conference on Natural Language Generation
When Sep 5, 2016 - Sep 8, 2016
Where Edinburgh, U.K.
Submission Deadline May 16, 2016
Notification Due Jun 30, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 29, 2016
Categories    computational linguistics   natural language generation   SIGGEN

Call For Papers

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We invite substantial, original, and unpublished submissions on all topics related to natural language generation.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
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
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.

Submission Instructions

Submissions should follow the two-column format of ACL proceedings. NAACL 2016 offers both LaTeX style files and Microsoft Word templates. Details on how to submit your papers will be provided shortly.

Important Dates

Long/Short Paper and Demo Submission: Monday 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 the workshop organizers with questions:

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