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Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 14 (LENLS 14)

Workshop Site(s):
Bunkyo School Building in University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/access/tokyocampus-access
Dates: November 13-15, 2017
Chair:
  • Katsuhiko Sano (Hokkaido University)
Co-chairs:
  • Eric McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)
  • Daisuke Bekki (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
  • Koji Mineshima (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
Invited Speakers:
  • Craige Roberts (The Ohio State University)
  • Ivano Ciardelli (University of Amsterdam)
  • Shoichi Takahashi (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Aim and Topics

LENLS is an annual international workshop on formal syntax, semantics and pragmatics. It will be held as one of the workshops of the JSAI International Symposia on AI (isAI2017) sponsored by the Japan Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI).

We invite submissions to this year's workshop on topics in formal syntax, semantics and pragmatics, and related fields, including but in no way limited to the following:

  • Formal syntax, semantics and pragmatics of natural language
  • Model-theoretic and/or proof-theoretic semantics of natural language
  • Computational Semantics
  • Game-theoretic/Bayesian approaches to pragmatics
  • Nonclassical Logic and its relation to natural language (especially Substructural/Fuzzy/Categorical/Topological logics)
  • Formal Philosophy of language
  • Scientific methodology and/or experimental design for linguistics

Submissions:

Abstracts (anonymous, up to 4 pages, including figures and references, A4 size, with 12 point font) must be submitted electronically in PDF format at:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lenls14

When the abstract is accepted, the author is expected to submit a full paper (10-14 pages) before the workshop. The online proceedings of the workshop will be available at the conference site.

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline (EXTENDED):September 7, 2017
Notification of acceptance:October 1, 2017
Deadline for camera-ready copy:mid-October, 2017
LENLS14:November 13-15, 2017

Sponsor

LENLS is being organized by an alliance of "Establishment of Knowledge-Intensive Structural Natural Language Processing and Construction of Knowledge Infrastructure" project, funded by JST CREST Programs "Advanced Core Technologies for Big Data Integration".

Organizing/Program Committee:

  • Katsuhiko Sano (Hokkaido University)
  • Eric McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)
  • Daisuke Bekki (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
  • Koji Mineshima (Ochanomizu University/JST CREST)
  • Alastair Butler (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
  • Richard Dietz (University of Tokyo)
  • Naoya Fujikawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
  • Yoshiki Mori (University of Tokyo)
  • Yasuo Nakayama (Osaka University)
  • David Y. Oshima (Nagoya University)
  • Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  • Wataru Uegaki (Leiden University)
  • Katsuhiko Yabushita (Naruto University of Education)
  • Tomoyuki Yamada (Hokkaido University)
  • Shunsuke Yatabe (Kyoto University)
  • Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)

Contact:

lenls14[[at]]easychair.org