Established in 2011, the ACL Fellows program recognizes ACL members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary. To date, there are 26 members of teh ACL that have been honored by the ACL as Fellows. Today we are pleased to announce six new members who have been granted Fellow status, in recognition of their long standing contribution to the field of Computational Linguistics. Please join us in congratulating our 2014 Fellows for their achievements. They are (in alphabetical order): Walter Daelemans, Kevin Knight, Daniel Marcu, Raymond Mooney, Martha Palmer, and Junic
The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) mourns the passing of Remko Jan Hendrik Scha (15 September 1945 – 9 November 2015), who made important contributions to the study of semantics, and discourse analysis through his work on Dynamic Discourse Model (with Livia Polanyi).