1st Workshop on Automatic Text Adaptation (ATA)

1ST WORKSHOP ON AUTOMATIC TEXT ADAPTATION (ATA)

### Colocated with INLG 2018 at Tilburg University, Netherlands ###

https://www.ida.liu.se/~evere22/ATA-18/

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CALL FOR PAPERS
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The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers interested in techniques for adapting texts to the needs for various users and NLP applications. This includes studies of end users’ needs for text adaptation, techniques for automatic text adaptation, user evaluation of adapted texts, and infrastructure for conducting research on text adaptation.
We invite the text adaptation community and researchers and practitioners working on generating texts tailored to populations with specific needs. Examples of these include text simplification, as well as adaptation to the needs of second-language learners, and relevant applications from other areas such as machine translation, information extraction, virtual assistants, and accessibility research.

TOPICS OF INTEREST
Topics include but are not limited to the following:
Models for text adaptation
Corpora for text adaptation
Evaluation of text adaptation
Measuring text complexity
Generating simple texts from textual data
Lexical simplification
Syntactic simplification
Discourse and simplification
Text adaptation for machine translation
Text adaptation for information extraction
Evaluation procedures in text adaptation

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SUBMISSION
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Submissions may have a maximum length of eight (8) pages for long papers and four (4) pages for short papers, with unlimited pages for references.
All papers should be formatted following the guidelines of the main conference, see Author Instructions (https://inlg2018.uvt.nl/call-for-papers/), and should not include authors’ names or any other identifying information.
The submissions will be reviewed by at least 3 independent reviewers.
To submit a paper, please access the ATA 2018 submission link at:
https://www.ida.liu.se/~evere22/ATA-18/

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IMPORTANT DATES
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Call for workshop papers: July 15, 2018
Submissions due: September 7, 2018
Notification of acceptance: October 7, 2018
Camera-ready papers due: October 17, 2018
Workshop date: November 8, 2018 (colocated with INLG 2018)

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ORGANIZERS
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Arne Jönsson
Linköping University, Sweden

Evelina Rennes
Linköping University, Sweden

Horacio Saggion
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Sanja Štajner
University of Mannheim, Germany

Victoria Yaneva
University of Wolverhampton, UK

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