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SemDial 2019 : The 23rd Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue - LondonLogue


When Sep 4, 2019 - Sep 6, 2019
Where London
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2019
Notification Due Jun 27, 2019
Final Version Due Aug 8, 2019
Categories    computational linguistics   computer science   linguistics   cognitive science

Call For Papers

SemDial 2019 - LondonLogue


4-6 September, Queen Mary University of London

London, UK

LondonLogue will be the 23rd edition of the SemDial workshop series,
which aims to bring together researchers working on the semantics and
pragmatics of dialogue in fields such as formal semantics and
pragmatics, computational linguistics, artificial intelligence,
philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience. In 2019 the workshop will be
hosted by Queen Mary, University of London by the Cognitive Science
group, and Computational Linguistics Labs.



- Staffan Larsson (University of Gothenburg)
- Rosemarie McCabe (City, University of London)
- Sophie Scott (University College London)


We invite papers on all topics related to the semantics and pragmatics
of dialogue, including, but not limited to:

- the dynamics of agents' information states in dialogue
- common ground/mutual belief
- goals, intentions and commitments in communication
- turn-taking and interaction control
- semantic/pragmatic interpretation in dialogue
- dialogue and discourse structure
- categorisation of dialogue phenomena in corpora
- child-adult interaction
- language learning through dialogue
- gesture, gaze, and intonational meaning in communication
- multimodal dialogue
- interpretation and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems
- dialogue management
- designing and evaluating dialogue systems
- modelling miscommunication, disfluency and repair


Authors should submit an *anonymous* paper of at most 8 pages of content
(up to 2 additional pages are allowed for references).

Formatting instructions and the URL of the submission site are available
on the LondonLogue website.


Long paper submissions due: Extended to June 1st 2019
Notification: June 27th, 2019
Final versions due: August 8th, 2019
LondonLogue Conference: September 4-6th, 2019

There will be a later call for 2-page abstracts describing system
demonstrations and/or ongoing projects relevant to the topics of the
workshop, with submission deadline July 4th.


Julian Hough (Queen Mary University of London)
Christine Howes (University of Gothenburg)
Casey Kennington (Boise State University)


Julian Hough (Local Chair)
Janosch Haber (Webmaster)
Pat Healey
Massimo Poesio
Matthew Purver
Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

The Cognitive Science Group and Computational Linguistics and Human
Interaction Labs, Queen Mary University of London.


Ellen Breitholtz (University of Gothenburg)
Julian Hough (Queen Mary University of London)

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