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LINGUIST List 24.3107

Wed Jul 31 2013

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, Philosophy of Lang, Computational Ling/Japan

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-Jul-2013
From: Eric McCready <mccreadycl.aoyama.ac.jp>
Subject: Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 10
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Full Title: Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 10
Short Title: LENLS10

Date: 27-Oct-2013 - 28-Oct-2013
Location: Tokyo/Kanagawa, Japan
Contact Person: Shunsuke Yatabe
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.is.ocha.ac.jp/~bekki/lenls/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 04-Aug-2013

Meeting Description:

Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 10 (LENLS 10)
Workshop site: Raiousha Building, Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan (http://www.keio.ac.jp/en/maps/hiyoshi.html)
Dates: October 27-28, 2013
Website: http://www.is.ocha.ac.jp/~bekki/lenls/

Chair: Shunsuke Yatabe (West Japan Railway Company)
Co-chair: Daisuke Bekki (Ochanomizu University/National Institute of Informatics), Eric McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Invited Speakers:

Nicholas J.J. Smith (University of Sydney)
Richard Dietz (University of Tokyo)

LENLS is an annual international workshop on formal syntax, semantics and pragmatics. It will be held as one of the workshops of the fifth JSAI International Symposia on AI (isAI2013) (http://www.ai-gakkai.or.jp/jsai-isai/2013/) sponsored by the Japan Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) (http://www.ai-gakkai.or.jp/en).

Final Call for Papers:

Extended deadline: August 4, 2013

Aims and Topics:

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

- Dynamic syntax/semantics/pragmatics of natural language
- Categorical/topological/coalgebraic approaches for natural language syntax/semantics/pragmatics
- Logic and its relation to natural language and linguistic reasoning (especially dynamic logics)
- Type-theoretic approaches to natural language
- Formal philosophy of language
- Formal pragmatics (especially game-theoretic and utility-theoretic approaches)
- Substructural expansion of Lambek Lambda Calculi
- Many-valued/Fuzzy and other non-classical logics and natural language

Submissions:

Abstracts (up to 4 pages, including figures and references) must be submitted electronically in PDF format at:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lenls10

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

Selected Papers:

We also plan to publish a selection of the accepted/invited papers as a portion of a volume “JSAI-isAI selected papers”, which will be published from 'Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence' series (Springer Verlag).

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: August 4, 2013 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: August 26, 2013
Deadline for camera-ready copy: September 22, 2013
LENLS10: October 27-28, 2013
Tutorial lecture: October 29, 2013

Workshop Organizers/Program Committee:

- Shunsuke Yatabe (West Japan Railway Company)
- Daisuke Bekki (Ochanomizu University/National Institute of Informatics)
- Alastair Butler (PRESTO JST/Tohoku University)
- Eric McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)
- Koji Mineshima (Keio University)
- Yoshiki Mori (University of Tokyo)
- Yasuo Nakayama (Osaka University)
- Katsuhiko Sano (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
- Katsuhiko Yabushita (Naruto University of Education)
- Tomoyuki Yamada (Hokkaido University)
- Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)



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