[Elsnet-list] Second Call for Papers: SemDial 2010 ("PozDial" - June 16-18 2010, Poznan, Poland)

Matthew Purver mpurver at dcs.qmul.ac.uk
Thu Jan 28 09:42:12 CET 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS: SemDial 2010 ("PozDial")
The 14th International Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
June 16-18, 2010

The SemDial series of workshops aims to bring together researchers 
working on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue in fields such as 
semantics and pragmatics, artificial intelligence, computational 
linguistics, philosophy, psychology, and neural science.

SemDial 2010 ("PozDial") will be the 14th workshop in the SemDial series 
and it will be organized at the Institute of Psychology (Chair of Logic 
and Cognitive Science), Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU), Poznań. AMU is 
one of Poland’s largest institutions of higher education, located in the 
historical city of Poznań.

The best accepted papers will be invited to submit extended versions to 
Dialogue & Discourse (www.dialogue-and-discourse.org), the new 
open-access journal dedicated exclusively to research on language 
'beyond the single sentence'.

WEBSITE: http://www.semdial2010.amu.edu.pl
E-MAIL: semdial at amu.edu.pl


We invite papers on all topics related to the semantics and pragmatics 
of dialogue, including, but not limited to:
  models of common ground/mutual belief in communication
  modelling agents' information states and how they get updated
  multi-agent models and turn-taking
  goals, intentions and commitments in communication
  semantic interpretation in dialogues
  reference in dialogues
  ellipsis resolution in dialogues
  implicature production and reception in natural speech
  cognitive processes involved in verbal communication
  dialogue and discourse structure
  interpretation of questions and answers
  nonverbal interaction in communication
  natural language understanding and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems
  multimodal dialogue systems
  dialogue management in practical implementations
  categorisation of dialogue moves or speech acts in corpora
  designing and evaluating dialogue systems
- incremental interpretation and/or production in dialogue


Dale Barr (University of Glasgow)
Jonathan Ginzburg (King’s College, London)
Jeroen Groenendijk (University of Amsterdam)
Henry Prakken (Utrecht University)


1. Full 8-page papers
  Submission due: 15 March 2010
  Notification of acceptance: 12 April 2010
  Camera-ready papers due: 04 May 2010

2. 2-page poster or demo descriptions
  Submission due: 12 April 2010
  Notification of acceptance: 04 May 2010

3. SemDial 2010: June 16-18, 2010 (Wednesday-Friday)

Full papers will be in the usual 8-page, 2-column format. There will 
also be poster and demo presentations. The selection of posters and 
demos will be based on 2-page descriptions. Selected descriptions will 
be included in the proceedings. The styles (LaTeX, MS Word, OO Writer) 
and detailed instructions needed for proper submission preparation are 
available on the conference website 

The best accepted papers will be invited to submit extended versions to 
Dialogue & Discourse.


Matthew Purver (Queen Mary, University of London)
Andrzej Wiśniewski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)

Katarzyna Budzyńska-Nowacka (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw)
Maria Golka (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
Dorota Leszczyńska-Jasion (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
Paweł Łupkowski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
Jerzy Pogonowski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
Joanna Szwabe (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
Mariusz Urbański (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)


Previous workshops in the SemDial series include:
  DiaHolmia, Stockholm, 24-26 June 2009
  LONDIAL, London, 2-4 June 2008
  DECALOG , Rovereto, 30 May - 1 June 2007
  brandial, Potsdam, 11-13 September 2006
  DIALOR, Nancy, 9-11 June 2005
  CATALOG, Barcelona, 19-21 July 2004
  DiaBruck, Saarbrücken, 4-6 September 2003
  EDILOG, Edinburgh, 4-6 September 2002
  BI-DIALOG, Bielefeld, 14-16 June 2001
  GÖTALOG, Gothenburg, 15-17 June 2000
  Amstelogue, Amsterdam, 7-9 May 1999
  Twendial, Twente, 13-15 May 1998
  MunDial, Munich, 10-12 May 1997

SemDial Workshop Series homepage: http://www.illc.uva.nl/semdial/

Matthew Purver - http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/~mpurver/

Lecturer in Human Interaction
Department of Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK

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