Fourth Dialog State Tracking Challenge
@ IWSDS2016

Paper Submission Guidelines

Topics and Format

The main goal of this special session is to share the results of the main and pilot tasks of DSTC4. We encourage all teams participating in the challenge to submit their work to this session. In addition, any other work performed based on the DSTC4 datasets is also welcome.

All papers should follow the single-column format of IWSDS 2016 proceedings. Please find the official templates and some more details about formatting at IWSDS Website.

Overview Paper Citation

If you'd like to cite the overview paper of DSTC4, please use the following:
@inproceedings{DSTC4, author = {Kim, Seokhwan and D'Haro, Luis Fernando and Banchs, Rafael E. and Williams, Jason and Henderson, Matthew}, booktitle = {Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS)}, title = {{The Fourth Dialog State Tracking Challenge}}, year = {2016} }

DSTC4 Submissions

This special session follows the same submission categories of IWSDS 2016. Thus, there are three different types of submissions: Long Papers (8-12 pages including references), Short Papers (4-6 pages including references), and Position Papers (2 pages excluding references) as described at IWSDS Website.

DSTC4 papers should be submitted to the 'Dialogue State Tracking Challenge' track in the EasyChair Submission System.