Subword & Character Level Models in NLP
The 1st Workshop on Subword and Character level models in NLP (SCLeM) will be held on September 7 at EMNLP 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The workshop provides a forum for discussing recent advances as well as future directions on sub-word and character-level natural language processing and representation learning. A detailed discussion on ideas and motivation behind this workshop are described here.
We thank Google Research for sponsoring our workshop in part.
Deadline for paper submission:
June 2, 2017 (new deadline: June 10, 2017)
- Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2017
- Camera ready submission due:
July 14, 2017(new deadline: July 21, 2017)
- Early registration deadline: TBD
- Workshop: September 7, 2017
- tokenization-free models
- character-level machine translation
- character-ngram information retrieval
- transfer learning for character-level models
- models of within-token and cross-token structure
- NL generation (of words not seen in training etc)
- out of vocabulary words
- morphology & segmentation
- relationship b/w morphology & character-level models
- stemming and lemmatization
- inflection generation
- orthographic productivity
- form-meaning representations
- true end-to-end learning
- spelling correction
- efficient and scalable character-level models
Our workshop highly values the open exchange of ideas, the freedom of thought and expression, and respectful scientific debate. We support and uphold the ACL Anti-Harassment policy, and any workshop participant should feel free to contact any of the NAACL Board members or Priscilla Rasmussen, in case of any issues.