LINGUIST List 25.5014

Wed Dec 10 2014

Calls: Computational Ling, Cognitive Sci, Text/Corpus Ling, Semantics, Syntax/Georgia

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Date: 09-Dec-2014
From: Julia Ilin <>
Subject: 11th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation
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Full Title: 11th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation
Short Title: TbiLLC

Date: 21-Sep-2015 - 26-Sep-2015
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Contact Person: Peter van Ormondt
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2015

Meeting Description:

The Eleventh Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 21 September until 26 September 2015.

The Symposium is organized by the Centre for Language, Logic and Speech at the Tbilisi State University, the Georgian Academy of Sciences and Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam. The 2015 forum is the eleventh instalment of a series of biannual Symposia.

The programme will include the following invited lectures and tutorials.


Logic: Brunella Gerla (University of Insubria)
Language: Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia)
Computation: Joel Ouaknine (Oxford University)

Invited Lectures:

Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts )
Melvin Fitting (Graduate School and University Center of New York)
Helle Hansen (Delft University of Technology)
George Metcalfe (Bern University)
Sarah Murray (Cornell University)
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh (Queen Mary, University of London)


There will also be a workshop on Automata and Coalgebra, organised by Helle Hansen and Alexandra Silva and a workshop on ''How to make things happen in grammar: Encoding Obligatoriness, organised by Rajesh Bhatt and Vincent Homer.

Call for Papers:

The Eleventh International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held on 21-26 September 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Programme Committee invites submissions for contributions on all aspects of language, logic and computation. Work of an interdisciplinary nature is particularly welcome. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Algorithmic game theory
a. Computational social choice
- Constructive, modal and algebraic logic
- Formal models of multiagent systems
- Historical linguistics, history of logic
- Information retrieval, query answer systems
- Language evolution and learnability
a. Linguistic typology and semantic universals
- Logic, games, and formal pragmatics
- Logics for artificial intelligence
- Natural language syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
- Natural logic, inference and entailment in natural language
- Distributional and probabilistic models of information and meaning

Authors can submit an abstract of three pages (including references) at the EasyChair conference system here:

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