29.2989, Calls: Comp Ling, Pragmatics, Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax/Japan

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Subject: 29.2989, Calls: Comp Ling, Pragmatics, Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax/Japan

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Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:05:55
From: Osamu Sawada [sawada.osamu at gmail.com]
Subject: Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 15

Full Title: Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 15 
Short Title: LENLS 15 

Date: 12-Nov-2018 - 14-Nov-2018
Location: Yokohama, Japan 
Contact Person: Osamu Sawada
Meeting Email: lenls15 at easychair.org
Web Site: http://www.is.ocha.ac.jp/~bekki/lenls/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax 

Call Deadline: 26-Aug-2018 

Meeting Description:

LENLS is an annual international workshop on formal syntax, semantics and
pragmatics. It will be held as one of the workshops of the JSAI International
Symposia on AI (JSAI-isAI2018)
(https://www.ai-gakkai.or.jp/isai/) sponsored by the Japan Society for
Artificial Intelligence (JSAI).

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite submissions to this year's workshop on topics in formal syntax,
semantics and pragmatics, and related fields, including but in no way limited
to the following:

- Formal syntax, semantics and pragmatics of natural language
- Model-theoretic and/or proof-theoretic semantics of natural language
- Computational Semantics
- Game-theoretic/Bayesian approaches to pragmatics
- Nonclassical Logic and its relation to natural language (especially
Substructural/Fuzzy/Categorical/Topological logics)
- Formal Philosophy of language
- Scientific methodology and/or experimental design for linguistics

Invited Speakers:

- Pauline Jacobson (Brown University)
- Daniel Gutzmann (University of Cologne)
- Lynne Tirrell (University of Connecticut)


Abstracts (anonymous, up to 4 pages, including figures and references, A4
size, with 12 point font) must be submitted electronically in PDF format at:


When the abstract is accepted, the author is expected to submit a full paper
(10-14 pages) before the workshop. The online proceedings of the workshop will
be available at the conference site.

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: August 26, 2018
Notification of acceptance: September 30, 2018
Deadline for camera-ready copy: mid-October, 2018
Deadline for early registration: October 31, 2018
LENLS15: November 12-14, 2018

Workshop Organizers/Program Committee: 

  - Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  - Elin McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)
  - Daisuke Bekki (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
  - Koji Mineshima (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
  - Alastair Butler (Hirosaki University)
  - Richard Dietz (Yamanashi Gakuin University)
  - Naoya Fujikawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
  - Yurie Hara (Waseda University)
  - Magdalena Kaufmann (University of Connecticut)
  - Yoshiki Mori (University of Tokyo)
  - David Y. Oshima (Nagoya University)
  - Katsuhiko Sano (Hokkaido University)
  - Wataru Uegaki (Leiden University)
  - Katsuhiko Yabushita (Naruto University of Education)
  - Tomoyuki Yamada (Hokkaido University)
  - Shunsuke Yatabe (Kyoto University)
  - Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)


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