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DIALOR'05, Nancy (June 2005)



                          Nancy (France)
                          June 9-11 2005

Dialor'05 will be the ninth 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
Dial/Log conferences are always stimulating and fun and Nancy, is a great
place to visit.

INVITED SPEAKERS: To be anounced

We invite abstracts on all topics related to the semantics and pragmatics
of dialogues, 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
- multimodal dialogue systems
- dialogue management in practical implementations
- categorisation of dialogue moves or speech acts in corpora
- designing and evaluating dialogue systems


Authors should submit an anonymous extended abstract of at most 5
single-column pages (for talks with a duration of 25' plus 10' discussion)
together with a separate page specifying the authors' names, affiliation,
address, and e-mail address. For the accepted talks, a LaTeX style will be
made available for the preparation of the final version.


Abstracts due: March 1st, 2005
Notification: April 4th, 2005
Final version due: May 4th, 2005
Conference: June 9-11, 2005


Jan Alexandersson, DFKI, Saarbruecken, Germany
Ellen Bard, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Johan Bos, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Francis Corblin, University of Paris IV, France
Matthew Crocker, University of Saarbruecken, Germany
Raquel Fernandez,King's College, London, UK
Claire Gardent, CNRS, Nancy, France, CHAIR
Johnathan Ginzburg, King's College, London, UK
Roger Kibble, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
Alistair Knott, University of Otago, New Zealand
Ivanna Kruijk-Korbayova, University of Saarbruecken, Germany
Nicolas Maudet,	University of Paris 9 Dauphine, France
Philippe Muller, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Martin Pickering, University of Edinburgh,  Scotland
Manfred Pinkal, University of Saarbruecken, Germany
Massimo Poesio, University of Essex, UK
Hannes Rieser, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Laurent Romary, INRIA, Nancy, France
Laurent Roussarie, University of Paris 8 Vincennes/St-Denis, France
Susanne Salmon-Alt, CNRS, Nancy, France
Robert van Roy, University of Amsterdam, NL
David Traum USC, USA
Mats Wiren, Sweden
Enric Vallduvi, universitat pompeu fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Henk Zeevat, University of Amsterdam, NL


The workshop will take place at LORIA on the scientific campus of the
Universite Poincare in the city of Nancy. The local committee is
chaired by Laurent Romary.

Previous workshops in the SEMDIAL series include:
(see also http://cswww.essex.ac.uk/semdial/ )

MunDial'97 (Munich)
Twendial'98 (Twente)
Amstelogue'99 (Amsterdam)
Gotalog'00 (Gothenburg)
Bidialog'01 (Bielefeld)
EDILOG'02 (Edinburgh)
CATALOG'04 (Barcelona)