Tutorials will be held on July 15th, 2018. All tutorials will run for a half-day and the full schedule will be updated shortly.

Neural Approaches to Conversational AI

Jianfeng Gao, Michel Galley and Lihong Li

Deep Reinforcement Learning for NLP

William Yang Wang, Jiwei Li and Xiaodong He

Neural Semantic Parsing

Luke Zettlemoyer, Matt Gardner, Pradeep Dasigi, Srinivasan Iyer and Alane Suhr

Beyond Multiword Expressions: Processing Idioms and Metaphors

Valia Kordoni

Connecting Language and Vision to Actions

Peter Anderson, Abhishek Das and Qi Wu

100 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Semantics & Pragmatics But Were Afraid to Ask

Emily M. Bender

Multi-lingual Entity Discovery and Linking

Avirup Sil, Heng Ji, Dan Roth and Silviu-Petru Cucerzan

Variational Inference and Deep Generative Models

Wilker Aziz and Philip Schulz