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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Conference program: 2007 SEMDIAL (Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue)
Email:   artstein_(on)_essex.ac.uk
Date received:   04 May 2007
Start date:   29 May 2007

DECALOG -- The 2007 Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue Università di Trento (Italy), May 30 -- June 1, 2007 http://www.cimec.unitn.it/events/decalog/index.htm in conjunction with Inaugural Workshop of the Language, Interaction and Computation Lab, Center For Mind / Brain Sciences (CiMeC) May 29, 2007 CONFERENCE PROGRAM Tuesday, May 29 18:00: Reception (joint with the Inaugural Workshop) Wednesday, May 30 8:30: Registration + Coffee 9:10: Opening Remarks 9:30: Invited speaker: Bruno G. Bara. Neuropragmatics: mind/brain evidence for communicative intentions. 10:30: Coffee 11:00: Roser Morante, Simon Keizer and Harry Bunt. A dialogue act based model for context updating. 11:30: Luciana Benotti. Incomplete Knowledge and Tacit Action: Enlightened Update in a Dialogue Game. 12:00: Raquel Fernández, David Schlangen and Tatjana Lucht. Push-to-talk ain't always bad! Comparing Different Interactivity Settings in Task-oriented Dialogue. 12:30: Lunch 14:30: Alexandre Denis, Guillaume Pitel, Matthieu Quignard and Patrick Blackburn. Incorporating Asymmetric and Asynchronous Evidence of Understanding in a Grounding Model. 15:00: Mark Buckley and Magdalena Wolska. Towards Modelling and Using Common Ground in Tutorial Dialogue. 15:30: David DeVault and Matthew Stone. Managing ambiguities across utterances in dialogue. 16:00: Coffee + Posters 17:00: Jonathan Ginzburg, Raquel Fernández and David Schlangen. Unifying Self- and Other-Repair. 17:30: Ruth Kempson, Andrew Gargett and Eleni Gregoromichelaki. Incremental Fragment Construal. 18:00: End Thursday, May 31 9:00: Invited speaker: Ipke Wachsmuth. Embodied Communication with a Virtual Human. 10:00: Carlos Gomez Gallo, Gregory Aist, James Allen, William de Beaumont, Sergio Coria, Whitney Gegg-Harrison, Joana Pardal and Mary Swift. Annotating Continuous Understanding in a Multimodal Dialogue Corpus. 10:30: Coffee 11:00: Silvia Quarteroni and Suresh Manandhar. A Chatbot-based Interactive Question Answering System. 11:30: Nate Blaylock. Towards Flexible, Domain-Independent Dialogue Management using Collaborative Problem Solving. 12:00: Fredrik Kronlid and Torbjörn Lager. Implementing the Information-State Update Approach to Dialogue Management in a Slightly Extended SCXML. 12:30: Lunch 14:30: Invited speaker: Renato De Mori. Recent advances in spoken language understanding. 15:30: Staffan Larsson. Coordinating on ad-hoc semantic systems in dialogue. 16:00: Coffee + Posters 17:00: End 20:00: Dinner Friday, June 1 9:00: Invited speaker: Paul Piwek, David Hardcastle and Richard Power. Dialogue Games for Crosslingual Communication. 10:00: Francesca Foppolo. Between "cost" and "default": a new approach to Scalar Implicature. 10:30: Coffee + Posters 11:30: Ariel Cohen. Incredulity Questions. 12:00: Pat Healey, Carl Vogel and Arash Eshghi. Group Dialects in an Online Community. 12:30: Gregory Aist, James Allen, Ellen Campana, Carlos Gomez Gallo, Scott Stoness, Mary Swift and Michael Tanenhaus. Incremental understanding in human-computer dialogue and experimental evidence for advantages over nonincremental methods. 13:00: Lunch/end Registration Registration and accommodation information are available on the web site: http://www.cimec.unitn.it/events/decalog/index.htm Organizers Ron Artstein (program co-chair) Laure Vieu (program co-chair) Massimo Poesio (local arrangements) Co-organizers: LUNA -- Spoken language understanding in multilingual communication systems If you have any questions, please write to one of the human organizers (not the institutional co-organizer). We do not have a dedicated email address. Sponsors CIMeC -- Center for Mind/Brain Sciences http://www.cimec.unitn.it/ LOA -- Laboratory for Applied Ontology http://www.loa-cnr.it/ ILIKS -- Interdisciplinary Laboratory on Interacting Knowledge Systems http://www.loa-cnr.it/iliks/ Previous workshops in the SEMDIAL series include: MunDial'97 (Munich) http://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/sil/workshop/dialogwsh.html Twendial'98 (Twente) http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/Conferences/twlt13.html Amstelogue'99 (Amsterdam) http://cf.hum.uva.nl/computerlinguistiek/amstelog/ GÖTALOG 2000 (Gothenburg) http://www.ling.gu.se/konferenser/gotalog2000/ BI-DIALOG 2001 (Bielefeld) http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/BIDIALOG/ EDILOG 2002 (Edinburgh) http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/edilog/ DiaBruck 2003 (Saarbruecken) http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/diabruck/ CATALOG'04 (Barcelona) http://www.upf.edu/dtf/personal/enricvallduvi/catalog04/ DIALOR'05 (Nancy) http://dialor05.loria.fr/ BRANDIAL 2006 (Potsdam) http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/brandial/ (see also http://cswww.essex.ac.uk/semdial/ ) _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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