System Demo Instructions for authors

****** SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 10, 11:59pm UTC-12 ******


May 10 2018: Paper submission deadline
June 14 2018: Author notification
June 23 2018: Camera-ready paper submission deadline
August 21-24 2018: Main conference

For submission of demonstration systems of COLING 2018, there will be a special track and submission website separate from the main conference. All of the papers will be included in proceedings of COLING 2018 within a separate volume dedicated to demonstration systems.

The maximum submission length is 4 pages (A4) including references. Papers shall be submitted in English and must conform to the official COLING 2018 style guidelines The has LaTeX files, Microsoft Word template file, and sample PDF file.

Submission and reviewing will be managed online by the START system. The only accepted format for submitted papers is in Adobe’s PDF. Submissions must be uploaded on the START system ( by the submission deadline (May 10th, 11:59pm UTC-12); submissions after that time will not be reviewed. To minimize network congestion, we request authors to upload their submissions as early as possible.

The anonymization of submissions is optional. If authors choose to remain anonymous, it is their responsibility to take every measure to conceal potentially identifying information.

Each paper will be reviewed by three reviewers.

PAPER REQUIREMENTS: Papers should describe original and completed work. Any ongoing research substantially described should be in a well-advanced state of work, providing robust support to the reported results and conclusions. Where appropriate, concrete evaluation results should be provided. Submissions will be judged on several factors, including originality, technical strength, technical soundness, significance, relevance to the conference, and clarity.