Call For Papers

ROCLING 2017 is the 29th annual Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing in Taiwan sponsored by the Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (ACLCLP). The conference will be held in Academia Sinica in Taipei. ROCLING 2017 will provide an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences from all NLP areas, including computational linguistics, information understanding, and speech processing. We invite paper submission reporting original investigation results and system development experience as well as real-world applications.


         Computational Linguistics
          Cognitive/Psychological linguistics      
          Computational semantics
          Computational pragmatics
          Computational morphology
          Computational phonology
          Discourse processing
          Dialogue system
          Natural language generation
          Syntax and parsing 
          Word segmentation / POS tagging / Chunking
Information Understanding
Information extraction and database linking
Information retrieval
Language learning
Machine translation / Multi-lingual systems
Named entity recognition
NLP tools/resources
Opinion mining and sentiment analysis
  Question answering
Semantic processing
Textual Entailment
Applications / software / Tools

Speech Processing
Spoken language processing 
Speech analysis
Speech understanding
Speech synthesis/conversion 
Speech/speaker/language recognition
Speech based affective computing
Speech summarization 
Speech enhancement
Speech coding

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due                        September 15, 2017  1st CFP
Notification of Acceptance          October 9, 2017
Camera-Ready Final Papers Due          October 19, 2017

Paper Submission

Each submission will be reviewed based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and relevance to the conference through a double-blind review process. Accepted papers will be presented orally or as poster presentations. Both oral and poster presentations will be published in the ROCLING 2017 conference proceedings and included in the ACL Anthology. A number of papers will be selected as Journal versions and invited for extension and publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP).

Submission Guidelines
Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers of no more than 15 A4-sized pages, using size of 12 points, 1 1/2-spaced, in PDF 
or MSWORD format (Click here for the paper guideline and template). Papers will be accepted only by soft submission through the conference website. The submitted papers should be written in either Chinese or English. 
In this year, the paper review process is double-blinded. Please don't put any author information in your paper. Papers should be made in PDF or MSWORD format and submitted online. 

Page Limitation - Camera-Ready Paper
According to the format of paper template (single column, 1 1/2-spaced), the page limitations for oral presentation papers and poster papers are 15 and 10 pages respectively. The first page of the camera-ready version of accepted paper should bear the items of paper title, author name, affiliation and email address. All these items should be properly centered on the top, followed by a concise abstract of the paper.
Copyright Form
Every accepted paper should also be sent with a signed copyright form (Click here for the copyright form) in PDF or MSWORD format via the online paper submission system.