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== Under Construction ==
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== Guidelines ==
  
[http://www.aclweb.org/downloads/sig_guidelines.txt ACL SIG Guidelines]
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[http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=SIG_Creation_Guidelines ACL SIG Creation Guidelines]
  
(update officers)
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== List of SIGs ==
  
; SIGANN:
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=== SIGANN: SIG for annotation ===
* [http://www.cs.vassar.edu/sigann/ website] [http://www.cs.vassar.edu/sigann/SIGANN-constitution.txt constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGANN 2008 report]
 
* Contacts: Nancy Ide, Adam Meyers: ide at cs.vassar.edu, meyers at cs.nyu.edu
 
* Last election: ''formed in 2008, no election held yet''
 
  
; SIGBioMed:
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        '''web page''': http://www.cs.vassar.edu/sigann
* [http://www.sigbiomed.org/ website] [http://www.sigbiomed.org/r02.01.11/index.php?title=BioMed_SIG_Constitution constitution]
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        '''contacts''': president Nancy Ide (ide@cs.vassar.edu), secretary Adam Meyers (meyers@cs.nyu.edu)
* Contacts: Kevin Bretonnel Cohen, Dina Demner-Fushman: Kevin.Cohen at gmail.com, ddemner at gmail.com
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        '''members''': 250
* Last election: ''formed in 2008, no election held yet''
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Sep. 2014, Sep. 2017
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        '''events''': LAW IX at NAACL-HLT 2015; LAW X at ACL 2016; LAW XI at EACL 2017
  
; SIGDAT (not compliant):
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=== SIGBioMed: SIG for biomedical natural language processing ===
* [http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~yarowsky/sigdat.html website] ''no constitution''; ''no report''
 
* Contacts: Ken Church, David Yarowsky: church at microsoft.com, yarowsky at cs.jhu.edu
 
* Last election: ''none held so far''
 
* ''no constitution''
 
  
; SIGDIAL:
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        '''web page''': http://aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGBIOMED
* [http://www.sigdial.org/ website] [http://www.sigdial.org/constitution.php constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGDIAL 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': chair Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (Kevin.Cohen@gmail.com),
* Contacts: David Traum: traum at ict.usc.edu
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                  secretary Dina Demner-Fushman (ddemner@gmail.com)
* Last election: 2008
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        '''members''': 112
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        '''elections (last, next)''': June 2016, June-July 2019
; SIGGEN:
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        '''events''': BioNLP workshops at ACL 2015, ACL 2016 and ACL 2017
* [http://www.siggen.org/ website] [http://www.siggen.org/discussion/constitution/index.html constitution] ''no report''
 
* Contacts: Charles Callaway: ccallawa at inf.ed.ac.uk
 
* Last election: ?
 
* ''last bimonthly newsletter was in 2005?''
 
  
; SIGHAN:
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=== SIGDAT: SIG for linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP ===
* [http://www.sighan.org/ website] [http://www.sighan.org/constitution.htm constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGHAN 2008 report]
 
* Contacts: Benjamin Tsou, Gina Levow: rlbtsou at cityu.edu.hk, levow at cs.uchicago.edu
 
* Last election: ?
 
  
; SIGLEX:
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        '''web page''': http://emnlp.org/
* [http://www.siglex.org/ website] [http://www.clres.com/SIGLEX%20Constitution.htm constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGLEX 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': president Pascale Fung (pascale@ece.ust.hk), vice president Mirella Lapata (mlap@inf.ed.ac.uk), VP elect Jian Su  <sujian@i2r.a-star.edu.sg>, secretary-treasurer Chris Callison-Burch (ccb@upenn.edu)
* Contacts: Diane McCarthy, Eneko Agiree: dianam at sussex.ac.uk, e.agirre at ehu.es
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        '''members''': approx. 1200
* Last election: 2006?
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        '''elections (last, next)''': December 2016, December 2017
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        '''events''': EMNLP every year
  
; SIGMT:
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=== SIGdial: SIG on discourse and dialogue ===
* in proposal stage
 
  
; SIGMOL:
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        '''web page''': http://www.sigdial.org
* [http://molweb.org/ website] [http://molweb.org/constitution.html constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGMOL 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': president Jason Williams (jawillia@microsoft.com),
* Contacts: Gerhard Jaeger, Marcus Kracht: Gerhard.Jaeger at uni-bielefeld.de, marcus.kracht at uni-bielefeld.de
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                  secretary-treasurer Kristiina Jokinen (Kristiina.Jokinen@helsinki.fi)
* Last election: 2008
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        '''members''': 575
* ''needs email addresses on website, not just hyperlink to homepages''
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Feb. 2017, Feb. 2019
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        '''events''': annual conference at Interspeech 2015; annual conference at Interspeech 2016; annual conference (co-located with SemDial) at Interspeech 2017
  
; SIGNLL:
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=== SIGEDU: SIG on building educational applications ===
* [http://ifarm.nl/signll/ website] [http://ifarm.nl/signll/about/constitution.html constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGNLL 2008 report]
 
* Contacts: Lluis Marquez, Erik Tjong Kim Sang: lluism at lsi.upc.edu, erikt at science.uva.nl
 
* Last election: 2007
 
  
; SIGPARSE:
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        '''web page''': TBA
* [http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/sigparse/ website] [http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/sigparse/constitution.html constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGPARSE 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': president Joel Tetreault (bea.nlp.workshop@gmail.com), secretary Helen Yannakoudakis (helen.yannakoudakis@cl.cam.ac.uk)
* Harry Bunt: Harry.Bunt at uvt.nl
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        '''members''': 106
* Last election: 2008
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        '''elections (first)''': Dec. 2017
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        '''events''': Annual Workshop on Innovative Uses of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA); 10th BEA at NAACL 2015; 11th BEA at NAACL 2016; 12th BEA at EMNLP 2017
  
; SIGMORPHON:
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=== SIGFSM: SIG on finite state methods and models in natural language processing ===
* [http://www.sigmorphon.org/ website] [http://salad.cs.swarthmore.edu/sigphon/constitution.php constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGMORPHON 2008 report]
 
* Contacts: Jason Eisner, Rich Wicentowski: jason at cs.jhu.edu, richardw at cs.swarthmore.edu
 
* Last election: 2008
 
  
; SIGSEM:
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        '''web page''': http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGFSM
* [http://www.sigsem.org/ website] [http://www.sigsem.org/wiki/SIGSEM:About constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGSEM 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': president Andreas Maletti (andreas.maletti@ims.uni-stuttgart.de),
* Contacts: Johan Bos, Alexander Koller: jbos at inf.ed.ac.uk, a.koller at ed.ac.uk
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                  secretary Mans Hulden (mhulden@email.arizona.edu)
* Last election: ?
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        '''members''': 105
* ''constitution is incorrectly titled as constitution of the ACL''
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        '''elections (last, next)''': April 2016, Autumn 2018
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        '''events''': FSMNLP 2015; StatFSM workshop at ACL 2016; FSMNLP 2017
  
; SIG SEMITIC:
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=== SIGGEN: SIG on natural language generation ===
* [http://www.semitic.tk/ website] [http://cl.haifa.ac.il/semitic/constitution.shtml constitution] [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIG_Semitic 2008 report]
 
* Contact: Shuly Wintner, Nizar Habash: shuly at cs.haifa.ac.il, habash at cs.columbia.edu
 
* Last election: 2008
 
  
; SIGWAC (not compliant):
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        '''web page''': http://aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGGEN
* [http://www.sigwac.org.uk/ website] ''no constitution'' [http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=2008Q3_Reports:_SIGWAC 2008 report]
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        '''contacts''': chair Claire Gardent (Claire.Gardent@loria.fr),
* Contact: Serge Sharoff, Marco Baroni: s.sharoff at leeds.ac.uk, marco.baroni at unitn.it
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                  secretary Dimitra Gkatzia (D.Gkatzia@napier.ac.uk)
* Last election: 2008
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        '''members''': 423
* ''needs email addresses on website, not just hyperlink to homepages; needs constitution''
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        '''elections (last, next)''': December 2016, December 2018
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        '''events''': WebNLG 2016 (endorsed); CC-NLG 2016 (endorsed); INLG 2016; INLG 2017
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=== SIGHAN: SIG on Chinese language ===
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        '''web page''': http://sighan.cs.uchicago.edu
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        '''contacts''': chair Min Zhang (zhangminmt@hotmail.com),
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                  secretary Gina-Anne Levow (levow@u.washington.edu)
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        '''members''': 210
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        '''elections (last, next)''': April 2016, April 2018
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        '''events''': CIPS-SIGHAN 2014; SIGHAN Workshop 2015; SIGHAN Workshop 2017 at IJCNLP 2017
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=== SIGHUM: SIG on language technologies for the socio-economic sciences and the humanities ===
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        '''web page''': https://sighum.wordpress.com/events
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        '''contacts''': president Caroline Sporleder (csporled@coli.uni-sb.de),
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                  secretary Kalliopi Zervanou (kzervanou@yahoo.co.uk)
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        '''members''': 132
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Oct. 2015, Oct. 2017
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        '''events''':  LaTeCH at ACL 2015, ACL 2016; LaTeCH-CLfL at ACL 2017
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=== SIGLEX: SIG on the lexicon ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.siglex.org
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        '''contacts''': president Anna Korhonen (alk23@cam.ac.uk), secretary Preslav Nakov (pnakov@qf.org.qa)
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        '''members''': 727
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        '''elections (last, next)''': June 2016, June 2019
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        '''events''': Annual *SEM conference (jointly with SIGSEM) at NAACL 2015, ACL 2016, ACL 2017; Annual SemEval workshop at NAACL 2015, NAACL 2016, ACL 2017
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=== SIGMOL: SIG on mathematics of language ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.molweb.org
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        '''contacts''': president Philippe de Groote (philippe.degroote@inria.fr), vice president Makoto Kanazawa (kanazawa@nii.ac.jp),
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        '''members''': 274
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Feb. 2016, early 2018
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        '''events''': meeting on Mathematics of Language (MOL) 2015, co-located with the 2015 Linguistic Institute at the University of Chicago; MOL 2017, co-located with the 24th Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation at University College, London
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=== SIGMORPHON: SIG for computational morphology, phonology, and phonetics ===
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        '''web page''': http://sigmorphon.org/
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        '''contacts''': president Jason Eisner (jason@cs.jhu.edu),
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                  secretary Garett Nicolai (nicolai@ualberta.ca)
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        '''members''': 167
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Feb. 2017, Dec. 2018
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        '''events''': SIGMORPHON workshop at ACL 2016 including first shared task (Morphological Reinflection); the CoNLL-SIGMORPHON 2017 shared task (Universal Morphological Reinflection) at ACL 2017
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=== SIGMT: SIG for machine translation ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.sigmt.org
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        '''contacts''': president Philipp Koehn (phi@jhu.edu, pkoehn@inf.ed.ac.uk),
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                  secretary David Chiang (dchiang@nd.edu)
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        '''members''': 152
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        '''elections (last)''': none in the past
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        '''events''': WMT conference and SSST workshop each year
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=== SIGNLL: SIG on natural language learning ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.signll.org
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        '''contacts''':  president Julia Hockenmaier (juliahmr@illinois.edu) , secretary Suzanne Stevenson (suzanne@cs.toronto.edu)
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        '''members''': 364
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        '''elections (last, next)''': August 2016, August 2018
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        '''events''': CoNLL every year; CoNLL-2017 co-located with ACL
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=== SIGPARSE: SIG on parsing ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~sigparse
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        '''contacts''': president Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie (Eric.De_La_Clergerie@inria.fr),
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                  secretary Stephan Oepen (oe@ifi.uio.no)
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        '''members''': 256
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        '''elections (last, next)''': April 2016, Jan. 2019
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        '''events''':IWPT 2015; SPMRL 2015 (endorsed) co-located with IWPT 2015; IWPT 2017 co-located with DepLing
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=== SIGSEM: SIG on computational semantics ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.sigsem.org
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        '''contacts''': president Katrin Erk (katrin.erk@mail.utexas.edu),
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                  secretary Raffaella Bernardi (raffaella.bernardi@unitn.it)
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        '''members''': 800
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        '''elections (last)''': Spring 2017
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        '''events''': IWCS 2015, IWCS 2017; Annual *SEM conference (jointly with SIGLEX) at NAACL 2015, ACL 2016, ACL 2017
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=== SIG SEMITIC: SIG on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages (not fully updated) ===
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        '''web page''': http://cl.haifa.ac.il/semitic/index.shtml
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        '''contacts''': chair Mona Diab (mtdiab@gwu.edu),
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                  secretary Reut Tsarfaty (reut.tsarfaty@gmail.com)
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        '''members''': 245
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        '''elections (last)''': Dec. 2014
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        '''events''': shared task on statistical parsing of morphologically rich languages at SPMRL 2013 (co-located with EMNLP 2013) and SPMRL-SANCL 2014 (co-located with COLING 2014)
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=== SIGSLAV: SIG on Slavic Natural Language Processing ===
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        '''web page''': http://sigslav.cs.helsinki.fi/index.html
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        '''contacts''': chair Jakub Piskorski (jpiskorski@googlemail.com)
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                  secretary Jan Šnajder (jan.snajder@fer.hr)
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        '''members''': 110
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        '''elections''': first election September/October 2017
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        '''events''': BSNLP at RANLP 2015; BSNLP at EACL 2017; Shared Task on Multilingual Named-entity Recognition and Cross-language Name Matching (loosely linked to BSNLP 2017)
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=== SIGSLPAT: SIG on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.slpat.org
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        '''contacts''': president Frank Rudzicz (frank@cs.toronto.edu), secretary-treasurer Emily Prud'hommeaux (emilypx@rit.edu)
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Fall 2016, Fall 2018
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        '''members''': 150
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        '''events''': SLPAT15 at Interspeech 2015; SLPAT16 at Interspeech 2016; RaPID at LREC 2016
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=== SIGUR: SIG on Uralic languages ===
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        '''web page''': https://github.com/acl-sigur
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        '''contacts''': chair Tommi A. Pirinen (tommi.antero.pirinen@uni-hamburg.de),
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                  secretary Francis Tyers (ftyers@prompsit.com)
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        '''members''': 45
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        '''elections (last, next)''': Jan. 2016, Jan. 2018
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        '''events''': IWCLUL 2017
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=== SIGWAC: SIG on web as corpus ===
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        '''web page''': http://www.sigwac.org.uk
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        '''contacts''': Roland Schäfer (roland.schaefer@fu-berlin.de)
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                  secretary Egon W. Stemle (egon.stemle@eurac.edu)
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        '''members''': 178
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        '''elections (last, next)''': July 2015, July 2018
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        '''events''': WAC-X at ACL 2016; WAC-XI at Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

Latest revision as of 13:41, 29 July 2017

Guidelines

ACL SIG Creation Guidelines

List of SIGs

SIGANN: SIG for annotation

       web page: http://www.cs.vassar.edu/sigann 
       contacts: president Nancy Ide (ide@cs.vassar.edu), secretary Adam Meyers (meyers@cs.nyu.edu) 
       members: 250
       elections (last, next): Sep. 2014, Sep. 2017 
       events: LAW IX at NAACL-HLT 2015; LAW X at ACL 2016; LAW XI at EACL 2017

SIGBioMed: SIG for biomedical natural language processing

       web page: http://aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGBIOMED
       contacts: chair Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (Kevin.Cohen@gmail.com),
                 secretary Dina Demner-Fushman (ddemner@gmail.com)
       members: 112
       elections (last, next): June 2016, June-July 2019
       events: BioNLP workshops at ACL 2015, ACL 2016 and ACL 2017

SIGDAT: SIG for linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP

       web page: http://emnlp.org/
       contacts:  president Pascale Fung (pascale@ece.ust.hk), vice president Mirella Lapata (mlap@inf.ed.ac.uk), VP elect Jian Su  <sujian@i2r.a-star.edu.sg>, secretary-treasurer Chris Callison-Burch (ccb@upenn.edu)
       members: approx. 1200
       elections (last, next): December 2016, December 2017
       events: EMNLP every year

SIGdial: SIG on discourse and dialogue

       web page: http://www.sigdial.org
       contacts: president Jason Williams (jawillia@microsoft.com),
                 secretary-treasurer Kristiina Jokinen (Kristiina.Jokinen@helsinki.fi)
       members: 575
       elections (last, next): Feb. 2017, Feb. 2019
       events: annual conference at Interspeech 2015; annual conference at Interspeech 2016; annual conference (co-located with SemDial) at Interspeech 2017

SIGEDU: SIG on building educational applications

       web page: TBA
       contacts: president Joel Tetreault (bea.nlp.workshop@gmail.com), secretary Helen Yannakoudakis (helen.yannakoudakis@cl.cam.ac.uk)
       members: 106
       elections (first): Dec. 2017 
       events: Annual Workshop on Innovative Uses of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA); 10th BEA at NAACL 2015; 11th BEA at NAACL 2016; 12th BEA at EMNLP 2017

SIGFSM: SIG on finite state methods and models in natural language processing

       web page: http://www.aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGFSM
       contacts: president Andreas Maletti (andreas.maletti@ims.uni-stuttgart.de),
                 secretary Mans Hulden (mhulden@email.arizona.edu)
       members: 105
       elections (last, next): April 2016, Autumn 2018 
       events: FSMNLP 2015; StatFSM workshop at ACL 2016; FSMNLP 2017

SIGGEN: SIG on natural language generation

       web page: http://aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=SIGGEN
       contacts: chair Claire Gardent (Claire.Gardent@loria.fr),
                 secretary Dimitra Gkatzia (D.Gkatzia@napier.ac.uk)
       members: 423
       elections (last, next): December 2016, December 2018 
       events: WebNLG 2016 (endorsed); CC-NLG 2016 (endorsed); INLG 2016; INLG 2017

SIGHAN: SIG on Chinese language

       web page: http://sighan.cs.uchicago.edu 
       contacts: chair Min Zhang (zhangminmt@hotmail.com),
                 secretary Gina-Anne Levow (levow@u.washington.edu)
       members: 210
       elections (last, next): April 2016, April 2018
       events: CIPS-SIGHAN 2014; SIGHAN Workshop 2015; SIGHAN Workshop 2017 at IJCNLP 2017

SIGHUM: SIG on language technologies for the socio-economic sciences and the humanities

       web page: https://sighum.wordpress.com/events
       contacts: president Caroline Sporleder (csporled@coli.uni-sb.de),
                 secretary Kalliopi Zervanou (kzervanou@yahoo.co.uk)
       members: 132
       elections (last, next): Oct. 2015, Oct. 2017
       events:  LaTeCH at ACL 2015, ACL 2016; LaTeCH-CLfL at ACL 2017

SIGLEX: SIG on the lexicon

       web page: http://www.siglex.org
       contacts: president Anna Korhonen (alk23@cam.ac.uk), secretary Preslav Nakov (pnakov@qf.org.qa)
       members: 727
       elections (last, next): June 2016, June 2019 
       events: Annual *SEM conference (jointly with SIGSEM) at NAACL 2015, ACL 2016, ACL 2017; Annual SemEval workshop at NAACL 2015, NAACL 2016, ACL 2017

SIGMOL: SIG on mathematics of language

       web page: http://www.molweb.org
       contacts: president Philippe de Groote (philippe.degroote@inria.fr), vice president Makoto Kanazawa (kanazawa@nii.ac.jp), 
       members: 274
       elections (last, next): Feb. 2016, early 2018
       events: meeting on Mathematics of Language (MOL) 2015, co-located with the 2015 Linguistic Institute at the University of Chicago; MOL 2017, co-located with the 24th Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation at University College, London

SIGMORPHON: SIG for computational morphology, phonology, and phonetics

        web page: http://sigmorphon.org/
       contacts: president Jason Eisner (jason@cs.jhu.edu),
                 secretary Garett Nicolai (nicolai@ualberta.ca)
       members: 167
       elections (last, next): Feb. 2017, Dec. 2018
       events: SIGMORPHON workshop at ACL 2016 including first shared task (Morphological Reinflection); the CoNLL-SIGMORPHON 2017 shared task (Universal Morphological Reinflection) at ACL 2017

SIGMT: SIG for machine translation

       web page: http://www.sigmt.org
       contacts: president Philipp Koehn (phi@jhu.edu, pkoehn@inf.ed.ac.uk),
                 secretary David Chiang (dchiang@nd.edu)
       members: 152
       elections (last): none in the past
       events: WMT conference and SSST workshop each year

SIGNLL: SIG on natural language learning

       web page: http://www.signll.org
       contacts:  president Julia Hockenmaier (juliahmr@illinois.edu) , secretary Suzanne Stevenson (suzanne@cs.toronto.edu)
       members: 364
       elections (last, next): August 2016, August 2018 
       events: CoNLL every year; CoNLL-2017 co-located with ACL

SIGPARSE: SIG on parsing

       web page: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~sigparse
       contacts: president Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie (Eric.De_La_Clergerie@inria.fr),
                 secretary Stephan Oepen (oe@ifi.uio.no)
       members: 256
       elections (last, next): April 2016, Jan. 2019 
       events:IWPT 2015; SPMRL 2015 (endorsed) co-located with IWPT 2015; IWPT 2017 co-located with DepLing

SIGSEM: SIG on computational semantics

       web page: http://www.sigsem.org
       contacts: president Katrin Erk (katrin.erk@mail.utexas.edu),
                 secretary Raffaella Bernardi (raffaella.bernardi@unitn.it)
       members: 800
       elections (last): Spring 2017
       events: IWCS 2015, IWCS 2017; Annual *SEM conference (jointly with SIGLEX) at NAACL 2015, ACL 2016, ACL 2017

SIG SEMITIC: SIG on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages (not fully updated)

       web page: http://cl.haifa.ac.il/semitic/index.shtml
       contacts: chair Mona Diab (mtdiab@gwu.edu),
                 secretary Reut Tsarfaty (reut.tsarfaty@gmail.com)
       members: 245
       elections (last): Dec. 2014
       events: shared task on statistical parsing of morphologically rich languages at SPMRL 2013 (co-located with EMNLP 2013) and SPMRL-SANCL 2014 (co-located with COLING 2014)

SIGSLAV: SIG on Slavic Natural Language Processing

       web page: http://sigslav.cs.helsinki.fi/index.html
       contacts: chair Jakub Piskorski (jpiskorski@googlemail.com)
                 secretary Jan Šnajder (jan.snajder@fer.hr)
       members: 110
       elections: first election September/October 2017
       events: BSNLP at RANLP 2015; BSNLP at EACL 2017; Shared Task on Multilingual Named-entity Recognition and Cross-language Name Matching (loosely linked to BSNLP 2017)

SIGSLPAT: SIG on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies

       web page: http://www.slpat.org
       contacts: president Frank Rudzicz (frank@cs.toronto.edu), secretary-treasurer Emily Prud'hommeaux (emilypx@rit.edu)
       elections (last, next): Fall 2016, Fall 2018
        members: 150
       events: SLPAT15 at Interspeech 2015; SLPAT16 at Interspeech 2016; RaPID at LREC 2016

SIGUR: SIG on Uralic languages

       web page: https://github.com/acl-sigur
       contacts: chair Tommi A. Pirinen (tommi.antero.pirinen@uni-hamburg.de),
                 secretary Francis Tyers (ftyers@prompsit.com)
       members: 45
       elections (last, next): Jan. 2016, Jan. 2018
       events: IWCLUL 2017

SIGWAC: SIG on web as corpus

       web page: http://www.sigwac.org.uk
       contacts: Roland Schäfer (roland.schaefer@fu-berlin.de)
                 secretary Egon W. Stemle (egon.stemle@eurac.edu)
       members: 178
       elections (last, next): July 2015, July 2018
       events: WAC-X at ACL 2016; WAC-XI at Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017