26.2216, Calls: Cog Science, Pragmatics, Semantics, Text/Corpus Ling, Socioling/Sweden

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Subject: 26.2216, Calls: Cog Science, Pragmatics, Semantics, Text/Corpus Ling, Socioling/Sweden

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Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:42:53
From: Christine Howes [christine.howes at gu.se]
Subject: 19th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

Full Title: 19th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue 
Short Title: SemDial 2015 - goDIAL 

Date: 24-Aug-2015 - 26-Aug-2015
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden 
Contact Person: Chris Howes
Meeting Email: christine.howes at gu.se
Web Site: http://www.flov.gu.se/godial/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 13-May-2015 

Meeting Description:

goDIAL will be the 19th edition of the SemDial workshop series, which aims to bring together researchers working on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue in fields such as formal semantics and pragmatics, computational linguistics, artificial intelligence, philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience. In 2015 the workshop will be hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Invited Speakers:

Ellen Bard (University of Edinburgh) TBC
Elisabet Engdahl (University of Gothenburg)
Marilyn Walker (University of California Santa Cruz)

Technical Programme Chairs:

Christine Howes (University of Gothenburg)
Staffan Larsson (University of Gothenburg)

Local Organisation:

Ellen Breitholtz (University of Gothenburg)
Simon Dobnik (University of Gothenburg)

SemDial Board Chairs:

Raquel Fernandez (University of Amsterdam)
David Schlangen (Bielefeld University)


Final Call for Papers:

We invite papers on all topics related to the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue, including, but not limited to:

- Semantic/pragmatic interpretation in dialogue
- Common ground/mutual belief
- The dynamics of agents' information states in dialogue
- Goals, intentions and commitments in communication
- Turn-taking and interaction control
- Dialogue and discourse structure
- Categorisation of dialogue phenomena in corpora
- Experimental studies of dialogue
- Child-adult interaction
- Language learning and coordination through dialogue
- Human/robot or human/artificial agent interaction
- Multimodal dialogue
- Gesture, gaze, and intonational meaning in communication
- Interpretation and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems
- Dialogue management
- Designing and evaluating dialogue systems

Authors should submit an anonymous paper of up to 8 pages of content (with up to 2 additional pages for references).

Formatting instructions are available on the goDIAL website: http://www.flov.gu.se/godial/submissions

Papers should be submitted via  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=semdial2015godial

Important Dates:

Submissions Due: 13th May 2015
Notification: 17th June 2015
Final Version Due: 15th July 2015
goDIAL: 24-26 August 2015

There will be a later call for 2-page abstracts describing system demonstrations and/or ongoing projects relevant to the topics of the workshop, with submission deadline 3rd June.


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