NAACL 2001


Language Technologies 2001:
2nd Meeting of the North American Chapter of the
Association for Computational Linguistics
June 2-7, 2001

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

General Conference Chair: Lori Levin (Carnegie Mellon University),
Program Chair: Kevin Knight (USC/Information Sciences Institute),
Local Arrangements: Alon Lavie (Carnegie Mellon University),

Senior Program Committee:
Eric Brill, Microsoft Research,
Ann Copestake, Cambridge University and CSLI,
Marti Hearst, UC Berkeley,
Aravind Joshi, University of Pennsylvania,
Andrew Kehler, UC San Diego,
Elliott Macklovitch, University of Montreal,
Fernando Pereira, WhizBang! Labs,
Owen Rambow, AT&T Research,
Elizabeth Shriberg, SRI,
Ralph Weischedel, BBN,

Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research contributions on all aspects of computational linguistics, including, but not limited to:


Submissions will be hardcopy. Submissions must use the appropriate ACL latex style or Microsoft Word style (links to style files are on ). Submissions should follow the two-column format of ACL proceedings and should not exceed eight (8) pages, including references. If you cannot use the ACL-standard styles directly, a description of the required format will be available on the conference web page. If you cannot access the conference web page or have other questions about submissions, send email to

Reviewing will be blind. Thus, a separate identification page is required. The identification page should include the following:

Authors' names and affiliations should be omitted from the paper itself. Furthermore, self-references that reveal the author's identity (e.g., "We previously showed (Smith, 1991) ... ") should be avoided. Instead, use citations such as "Smith previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...".

Papers that do not conform to these requirements are subject to being rejected without review.


1) Submission notification: You must submit a notification of submission by filling out a form on the conference web page by November 6, 2000. This will return to you an email with a paper ID number that should be included (printed or handwritten) on the first page of the paper and on the identification page. Also, please use it on all correspondence with the program committee chair.
The form will be available on the web after October 1, 2000.

2) Paper submission: send six (6) hardcopies of your submission and two (2) hardcopies of your identification page to:

Remember to include your ID number on all submissions and identification pages. Late submissions will be returned unopened. Notification of receipt will be emailed to the first author shortly after receipt.


Electronic submission notification deadline: 6-Nov-00
Hardcopy paper submission deadline: 9-Nov-00
Notification of acceptance for papers: 24-Jan-01
Camera ready papers due: 27-Feb-01
Regular sessions begin: 5-Jun-01
A signed copyright release statement will be needed along with the final version.