LINGUIST List 11.175

Thu Jan 27 2000

Calls: SEMANTICS/PRAGMATICS, SCANDINAVIAN SYNTAX

Editor for this issue: Jody Huellmantel <jodylinguistlist.org>


As a matter of policy, LINGUIST discourages the use of abbreviations or acronyms in conference announcements unless they are explained in the text.

Directory

  1. Massimo Poesio, Gotalog 2000 - SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE
  2. Ute Bohnacker, WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE SCANDINAVIAN SYNTAX (SCL)

Message 1: Gotalog 2000 - SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 12:06:55 +0000 (GMT)
From: Massimo Poesio <poesiocogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Gotalog 2000 - SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE



 Fourth Call for Papers

 GOTALOG 2000

 FOURTH WORKSHOP ON THE SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE

 Gothenburg University, Sweden
	 June 15-17 2000

 http://www.ling.gu.se/gotalog/

Gotalog 2000 will be the fourth in a series of workshops that aim
at bringing together researchers working on the semantics and
pragmatics of dialogues in fields such as artificial intelligence,
formal semantics and pragmatics, computational linguistics, and
psychology. 

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

- common ground in communication
- semantic interpretation in dialogues
- modelling agents' information states and how they get updated
- multi-agent models
- reference in dialogues
- dialogue and discourse structure
- reasoning in spoken dialogue systems

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

Authors should submit an anonymous extended abstract of at most 5
single-column pages (for talks with a duration of 30' plus 10'
discussion) together with a separate page specifying the authors'
names, affiliation, address, and e-mail address. The abstracts should
be submitted electronically (in postscript, html, ascii, or pdf
format) to: gotalogcogsci.ed.ac.uk.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Papers due: February 15th
Acceptance notice: April 15th
Final version due: May 22
Conference: June 15-17th

INVITED SPEAKERS:

Jens Allwood (Gothenburg)
Herbert Clark (Stanford)
Paul Dekker (Amsterdam)
Ronnie Smith (East Carolina)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Program chairs are Massimo Poesio (U Edinburgh, UK) and David Traum (U
Maryland, USA); the other members of the program committee are Cecile
Balkanski (LIMSI-CNRS, France), Johan Bos (U Saarlandes, Germany),
Jonathan Ginzburg (King's College London, UK), Masato Ishizaki (JAIST,
Japan), Gerhard Jaeger (ZAS Berlin, Germany), Yasuhiro Katagiri (ATR,
Japan), Jan van Kuppevelt (IMS Stuttgart, Germany), Ian Lewin (SRI,
UK), Diane Litman (AT&T, USA), Johanna Moore (U Edinburgh, UK), Hannes
Rieser (U Bielefeld, Germany), David Sadek (CNET, France), Len
Schubert (U Rochester, USA), and Henk Zeevat (U Amsterdam,
Netherlands).

ORGANIZATION:

This year's workshop is organized in collaboration with the
EU-sponsored project TRINDI http://www.ling.gu.se/research/projects/trindi/ . 
The workshop will take place at Gothenburg University. The local
conference chair is Robin Cooper.

The workshop is endorsed by SIGDIAL, the Association for Computational
Linguistics (ACL) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Discourse and
Dialogue.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 

Information about Gothenburg University Department of Linguistics: 
http://www.ling.gu.se/ 

Information about Gothenburg: http://centralen.gp.se/tourist/

News about the conference will be posted on the workshop's Web page at
http://www.ling.gu.se/gotalog/ 

Send questions by email to gotalogcogsci.ed.ac.uk or
trindiling.gu.se for questions about local arrangements.

Previous workshops in this series include:

MunDial'97 (Munich) http://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/sil/workshop/dialogwsh.html
Twendial'98 (Twente) http://parlevink.cs.utwente.nl/Conferences/twlt13.html
Amstelogue'99 (Amsterdam) http://earth.let.uva.nl/~amstelog/
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Message 2: WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE SCANDINAVIAN SYNTAX (SCL)

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 18:18:49 +0100
From: Ute Bohnacker <Ute.Bohnackernordlund.lu.se>
Subject: WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE SCANDINAVIAN SYNTAX (SCL)

		* LAST CALL FOR PAPERS *


 WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE SCANDINAVIAN SYNTAX

		 at the
18th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics (SCL)

	Lund University, Lund, Sweden
	 May 18th-20th, 2000


We invite submissions for 30-minute presentations (with 10 additional
minutes for discussion) on any topic in Scandinavian syntax.

We are particularly interested presentations of new data, and in
contributions of a comparative nature, including dialectal and
historical variation.

Abstracts should not exceed two pages, including examples. Since the
organisers intend to post the abstracts on the conference website we
prefer to receive abstracts electronically.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts:
Monday, February 7th, 2000.

Abstracts should be sent to (email submissions):
gunlog.josefssonnordlund.lu.se

(hard copy submissions):
Gunl�g Josefsson
Lund University
Department of Scandinavian Languages
Helgonabacken 14
S-223 62 Lund, Sweden

>FAX c/o Gunl�g Josefsson +46 46 222 4241


or further information on the 18th Scandinavian Conference of
Linguistics, plenary speakers and other workshops, visit the
conference website at

http://www.ling.lu.se/conference/18scl


Programme committee for the Workshop on Comparative Scandinavian
Grammar: Ute Bohnacker, Lars-Olof Delsing, Cecilia Falk, Gunl�g
Josefsson, Christer Platzack, Henrik Rosenkvist, Dept. of Scandinavian
languages, Lund University.






Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue