Saturday — November 10th

9:00-10:00 Keynote

Judith Holler

Multimodal pragmatics: language and the body in interaction
10:00-10:30 Daniele Moro and Casey Kennington Multimodal Visual and Simulated Tendon Activations for Grounded Semantics of Hand-related Descriptions
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Chenjie Yuan. Questions as Functions
11:30-12:00 Christoph Hesse, Maryam Mohammadi, Maurice Langner, Judith Fischer, Anton Benz and Ralf Klabunde. Communicating an understanding of intention: Speech act conditionals and modified numerals in a Q/A system
12:00-12:30 Damien Fleury and Lucia Tovena. Reason questions with comment are expressions of an attributional search
12:30-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-15:15 Poster Session 2
15:15-15:45 Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Matthew Purver, Julian Hough and Ruth Kempson. Exploring Semantic Incrementality with Dynamic Syntax and Vector Space Semantics
15:45-16:15 Anh Duong Trinh, Robert J. Ross and John D. Kelleher
A Multi-Task Approach to Incremental Dialogue State Tracking
16:15:16-30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Soledad López Gambino, Sina Zarrieß, Casey Kennington and David Schlangen Learning to Buy Time: A Data-Driven Model For Avoiding Silence While Task-Related Information Cannot Yet Be Presented
17:00-17:30 Kwong-Cheong Wong and Jonathan Ginzburg.
Conversational types: a topological perspective
17:30-18:00 Patricia Braunger, Wolfgang Maier and Maria Schmidt. Towards a Categorization of Natural Language Variability in Data for Spoken Dialog Systems
18:00 Closing Session