SemDial 24 (WatchDial)

  • Vintage American watch
  • Black and white photo of Waltham Watch Factory

The 24th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

17-19 July 2020

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

WatchDial will be the 24th 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 2020 the workshop will be hosted by the programs in Linguistics and in Computational Linguistics, in collaboration with the departments of Computer Science and Philosophy at Brandeis University, and will be collocated with the North American Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information.

Invited speakers

Second Call For Papers (extended deadline!)

SCOPE

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

SUBMISSIONS

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

Style sheets (Latex, Word) are available.

The Overleaf template is also available.

Concurrent submission policy: Papers that have been or will be submitted to other meetings or publications must provide this information, using a footnote on the title page of the submissions. SEMDIAL 2020 cannot accept work for publication or presentation that will be (or has been) published elsewhere.

Submission is electronic, using the EasyChair conference management system.

IMPORTANT DATES

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 15 May 2020.

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME CHAIRS

Sophia Malamud (Brandeis University)

James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University)

Jonathan Ginzburg (Université Paris Diderot)

LOCAL ORGANISATION

Sophia Malamud & James Pustejovsky

Brandeis University

SEMDIAL BOARD CHAIRS

Ellen Breitholtz  (Göteborg University)

Julian Hough (Queen Mary University of London)

http://semdial.org/