Program

DSNNLG 2019 will be a one-day workshop, co-located with INLG 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, on November 1 2019. The program includes a mix of sessions, including talks by invited speakers, presentations and posters for submitted works, and a panel session. Here are the proceedings.

Schedule (Friday, November 1 2019)

  • 10:00-10:15: Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:15-11:00: Invited Talk:
    • Thiago Castro Ferreira, Data-to-text Natural Language Generation: Traditional, Novel and Future Methods
  • 11:00-11:30: Long Paper Presentation:
    • Vrindavan Harrison, Lena Reed, Shereen Oraby and Marilyn Walker, Maximizing Stylistic Control and Semantic Accuracy in NLG: Personality Variation and Discourse Contrast.
  • 11:30-12:00: Coffee Break
  • 12:00-12:45: Invited Talk:
    • Lu Wang, Convince Me If You Can: Argument Generation with Content Planning and Style Specification
  • 12:45-14:15: Lunch
  • 14:15-15:00: Invited Talk:
    • Angela Fan, Hierarchical Structure in Story Generation
  • 15:00-15:20: Short Paper Presentation:
    • Tianyi Li and Sujian Li, Incorporating Textual Evidence in Visual Storytelling
  • 15:20-16:15: Coffee Break and Poster Session
  • 16:15-17:00: Invited Talk:
    • Behnam Hedayatnia, Topical Chat: On the Structure of Knowledge Grounded Conversations
  • 17:00-17:45: Panel

Poster Session

DSNNLG Posters

  • Kritika Mehta, Raheel Qader, Cyril Labbe and Fran├žois Portet, Fine-Grained Control of Sentence Segmentation and Entity Positioning in Neural NLG
  • Yi Cheng and Sujian Li, Zero-shot Chinese Discourse Dependency Parsing via Cross-lingual Mapping

Non-archival Posters

  • Craig Thomson, Ehud Reiter, and Somayajulu Sripada, Towards a scalable & controllable computational solution for document planning
  • Sashank Santhanam and Samira Shaikh, Modeling Conversation Context by Adapting Cognitive Architectures.
  • Anusha Balakrishnan, Jinfeng Rao, Kartikeya Upasani, Michael White and Rajen Subba, Constrained Decoding and Query Attention for Neural NLG in Task-Oriented Dialogue