SIGDIAL 2018 : Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL)

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Conference Information

Submission Deadline Sunday 11 Mar 2018 Proceedings indexed by :
Conference Dates Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 14, 2018
Conference Address Melbourne, United States
Conference & Submission Link http://www.sigdial.org/workshops/conference19/
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Conference Ranking & Metrics (This is a TOP Conference)

Guide2Research Overall Ranking: 158
Category Rankings
Computational Linguistics & Speech Processing 10
Human Computer Interaction 21

Google Scholar H5-index:
26

Conference Call for Papers

The SIGDIAL venue provides a regular forum for the presentation of cutting edge research in discourse and dialogue to both academic and industry researchers. Continuing with a series of eighteen successful previous meetings, this conference spans the research interest areas of discourse and dialogue. The conference is sponsored by the SIGDIAL organization, which serves as the Special Interest Group in discourse and dialogue for both ACL and ISCA.
TOPICS OF INTEREST
We welcome formal, corpus-based, implementation, experimental, or analytical work on discourse and dialogue including, but not restricted to, the following themes:

Discourse Processing
Rhetorical and coherence relations, discourse parsing and discourse connectives. Reference resolution. Event representation and causality in narrative. Argument mining. Quality and style in text. Cross-lingual discourse analysis. Discourse issues in applications such as machine translation, text summarization, essay grading, question answering, and information retrieval.
Dialogue Systems
Open domain, task oriented dialogue and chat systems. Knowledge graphs and dialogue. Dialogue state tracking and policy learning. Social and emotional intelligence. Dialogue issues in virtual reality and human-robot interaction. Entrainment, alignment and priming. Generation for dialogue. Style, voice, and personality. Spoken, multi-modal, embedded, situated, and text/web based dialogue systems, their components, evaluation and applications.
Corpora, Tools and Methodology
Corpus-based and experimental work on discourse and dialogue, including supporting topics such as annotation tools and schemes, crowdsourcing, evaluation methodology and corpora.
Pragmatic and/or Semantic Modeling
The pragmatics and/or semantics of discourse and dialogue (i.e. beyond a single sentence).
Applications of Dialogue and Discourse Processing Technology

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