Special Session Call for ProposalsMLSP is seeking original, high quality proposals for Special Sessions, to be included in the technical program along with the regular track. Special Sessions are expected to address research in focused, emerging, or interdisciplinary areas of particular interest, not covered already by traditional MLSP sessions.
The proposals for Special Sessions should include the following information:
- Title of the special session
- Motivation for the proposed session, stating its relevance for MLSP
- Description of the session scope and main topics to be covered
- List of expected papers: sessions must have 6 papers
- Short bio and contact information of the organizers
The proposals will be evaluated based on their quality, timeliness, novelty, relevance to MLSP, potential to open new perspectives and/or bring together confluent areas, and further develop the field. Each Special Session will include a selection of six papers. The session organizers will be responsible for soliciting submissions.
Paper submissions to the Special Sessions should adhere to the same style as the regular papers, and shall follow the same time line and review process. The Special Session Chair will collaborate with the organizers in the assignment of reviewers to the submitted papers, the quality of which shall meet the same standards as regular papers. If fewer than the needed number of papers are selected, the Special Session will be canceled, and the accepted papers will be scheduled in regular sessions.
Proposals should be sent to Special Session Chair Catherine Huang via email:
with "MLSP2016 Special Session Submission" in the subject line.
Proposal deadline April 3, 2016. The organizers will be notified of the decisions at the latest April 15, 2016.