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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Brandial'06: Call for Posters and Demos
From:   Raquel Fernandez
Email:   raquel_(on)_ling.uni-potsdam.de
Date received:   03 Jul 2006
Deadline:   17 Jul 2006
Start date:   11 Sep 2006

brandial06 TENTH WORKSHOP ON THE SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE (SEMDIAL) Potsdam (Germany) September 11-13 2006 CALL FOR POSTERS AND DEMOS =========================== brandial06 will be the tenth in a series of workshops that aims to bring together researchers working on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogues in fields such as artificial intelligence, formal semantics and pragmatics, computational linguistics, philosophy, and psychology. The SemDial conferences are always stimulating and fun, and Potsdam/Berlin is a great place to visit. INVITED SPEAKERS: - James Allen (University of Rochester, USA) - Elisabeth Andre (University of Augsburg, Germany) - Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University and ZAS, Germany) - Emanuel Schegloff (University of California LA, USA) WEBSITE: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/brandial SUBMISSION OF DEMOS AND PROJECT NOTES: We invite short abstracts describing system demonstrations and/or ongoing projects relevant to the topics of the workshop, 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 - dialogue and discourse structure - interpretation of questions and answers - nonlinguistic 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 SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Authors should submit a two-page abstract including names, affiliation, address, and e-mail, formatted according to the style provided on the brandial web-site. The abstracts should be submitted electronically in PDF format to the following e-mail address: brandial2006_(on)_gmail.com Selection will be made on the basis of relevance to the workshop. The accepted abstracts will be published in the workshop proceedings and will get space for presenting posters and/or facilities for showing demos during the workshop. IMPORTANT DATES: Demo and project abstracts due: July 17th, 2006 Notification of acceptance: July 21st, 2006 Final version due: August 4th, 2006 Conference: September 11th-13th, 2006 Please note that the deadline for booking accommodation at the special conference rate is the 28th of July. Visit the workshop web-site for more details. ORGANISATION: The workshop will take place in Potsdam at the ``Neues Palais'' campus at the edge of beautiful Park Sanssouci. The local committee is chaired by David Schlangen and Raquel Fernandez. Previous workshops in the SEMDIAL series include: ( see also http://cswww.essex.ac.uk/semdial/ ) MunDial'97 (Munich) (http://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/sil/workshop/dialogwsh.html) Twendial'98 (Twente) (http://parlevink.cs.utwente.nl/Conferences/twlt13.html) Amstelogue'99 (Amsterdam) (http://cf.hum.uva.nl/computerlinguistiek/amstelog/) Gotalog'00 (Gothenburg) (http://www.ling.gu.se/gotalog) Bidialog'01 (Bielefeld) (http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/BIDIALOG) EDILOG'02 (Edinburgh) (http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/edilog/) DIABRUCK'03 (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/) _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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