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INLG 2017 : 10th International Conference on Natural Language Generation


Conference Series : International Conference on Natural Language Generation
When Sep 4, 2017 - Sep 7, 2017
Where Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Submission Deadline May 1, 2017
Notification Due Jun 30, 2017
Final Version Due Jul 15, 2017
Categories    NLP

Call For Papers

INLG2017, 4-7 September 2017, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

The 10th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG2017)
will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 4-7, 2017.

INLG is the International Conference of the Special Interest Group on
Natural Language Generation (SIGGEN) of the Association for Computational
Linguistics (ACL). INLG2017 is organized by the Intelligent Systems Unit of
the Research Centre in Information Technologies (CiTIUS) of the University
of Santiago de Compostela (USC), with the support of SIGGEN. The conference
will be held in the facilities provided by CiTIUS and USC in Santiago de
Compostela, a UNESCO World Heritage City which has been awarded over twenty
national and international prizes in this regard.

Important dates
Long/Short Paper and Demo Submission: May 1, 2017 (midnight at GMT -12)
Notification: June 30, 2017
Application Deadline Student Helpers: July 3, 2017
Notification Student Helpers: July 7, 2017
Camera-ready: July 15, 2017
Conference: September 4-7, 2017

On 4 Sept there will be four workshops:

- Computational Creativity in Language Generation (
- Recent Advances in Rhetorical Structure Theory and Related Formalisms
- Linguistic Resources for Automatic Natural Language Generation
- XCI: Explainable Computational Intelligence (

On 5-6 Sept, it is the main conference with plenary, oral, poster and demo
sessions. In addition, there will be a special session on NLG challenges and
a panel session on open-source software for NLG. We are glad to announce the
2 invited speakers for INLG2017:
Dr. Frank Schilder (Thomson Reuters)
Dr. Gemma Boleda (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

On 7 Sept there will be:
- Tutorial on "Evaluating Natural Language Generation Systems" given by
Prof. Ehud Reiter (University of Aberdeen)
- Hackathon organized by Dr. Yaji Sripada (University of Aberdeen)

We kindly invite you to contribute to INLG2017. 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

Submission (remind deadline is 1 May 2017, midnight at GMT -12) for the main
conference is made via:

For the workshops, please go to the related websites or contact organizers
by email.

You can find further details at:

Please, follow @inlg2017 on Twitter to keep updated!
Do not hesitate to contact for any additional inquiry.

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