LINGUIST List 29.2923

Mon Jul 16 2018

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

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 15-Jul-2018
From: Osamu Sawada <>
Subject: Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 15
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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: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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)
( sponsored by the Japan Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI).

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)
- 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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