Monthly Archives: January 2014

Top NLP/CL Conferences and Journals

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I got this tips from the Research Methodology course that I took last year, which is mandatory for first year students in my PhD program: one of the first steps in the PhD study is knowing your community, i.e. the conferences and journals for your field, where people with the same interests gather and share the knowledge and their research.

For Natural Language Processing or Computational Linguistics field, Google Scholar computes the ranking of publications (including conferences, journals and workshops) in which the published papers are cited the most *with the assumption of good papers are usually cited a lot*, which looks like the following:

  1. Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
  2. Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)
  3. Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL)
  4. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING)
  5. Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) Read more »