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The titles and abstracts of the four evening lectures have been announced. Read more.
The program for the ESSLLI 2013 Student Session (StuS) is now online. For more information on the student session, please consult the ESSLLI StuS homepage.
First week :
15:50 – 16:20 Cian Chartier: A Proposal for Evaluating Truth Theories – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Jérémy Zehr: ST5: a 5-valued logic for truth-value judgments involving vagueness and presuppositions – LoLa (oral presentation)
15:50 – 16:20 Louwe B. Kuijer: How arbitrary are arbitrary public announcements? – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Dominik Klein: Levels of Knowledge and Belief – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Sebastian Beschke: Training and Evaluating Supervised Semantic Parsers on Wide-Domain Data – LaCo (poster)
15:50 – 16:20 Helena Aparicio Terrasa: Additive Readings in Spanish Amount Comparatives – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Melania S. Masià: What veracity does to imprecision. The case of Spanish ‘verdadero’ – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Lelia Glass, Gradability, Metalinguistic Comparison and the Dynamic Lexicon – LoLa (poster)
15:50 – 16:20 Mathias Winther Madsen: A Quantitative Measure of Relevance Based on Kelly Gambling Theory – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Alexey Sorokin: Monoid automata for displacement context-free languages – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 James Martin: An Economy-Based Explanation of Binary Branching and the Extension Condition (poster)
15:50 – 16:20 Matthijs Westera: Intonation and Exhaustivity: the Rise and Fall of the Epistemic Step – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Hillary Harner: Semantic and Pragmatic Focus Sensitivity of Directives – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Julie Beliao: Characterizing genres through syntax and prosody – LaCo (poster)
Second week :
15:50 – 16:20 Koen Roelandt: Dutch de/het meeste: Definiteness and Specificity – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Miriam Nussbaum: Consequences of Counterfactual Modality in -Ever Free Relatives – LoLa (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Masa Mocnik: Scalar Analysis of a Free Choice Item – LoLa (poster)
15:50 – 16:20 Ophélie Lacroix: On the Effect of Head Tagging on Parsing Discontinuous Dependencies in French – LaCo (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Eugeniu Costetchi: SFL transitivity analysis – an alternative approach to semantic role labelling – LaCo (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Alina Petrova and Maria Kissa, Non-Taxonomic Role Extraction for Biomedical Concepts – LaCo (poster)
15:50 – 16:20 Francesca Zaffora Blando and Michele Herbstritt: The Emergence of Proto-Inference through the Dynamics of Evolution & Learning – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:20 – 16:50 Che-Ping Su, Justification Logic for Argumentation – LoCo (oral presentation)
16:50 – 16:55 Andrey Kurtasov: A System for Generating Cloze Test Items from Russian-language Text – LaCo (poster)
15:50 – 16:50 POSTER SESSION
16:00 Closing Session and Presentation of Best Presentation Awards
Agneau Belanyek: A Gentle Murder Investigation – A comparison of representations of normative systems – LoCo
Yuna Won: On the Adverb Hopefully and its Elusive Properties – LoLa
The full program for the workshop on Discourse Coherence, Information Structure and Implicatures is now available! Read more.
We will offer a child care service for the children of all ESSLLI participants and lecturers. Please make sure to register for this service by July 1, 2013. For questions and registration write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program of the 18th conference on Formal Grammar is now online. For more information, consult the FG homepage.
Saturday, August 10th
14:00-15:00. (invited lecture) Carl Pollard:
15:15-15:45. Yusuke Kubota and Robert Levine:
Determiner gapping as higher-order discontinuous constituency.
15:45-16:15. Stergios Chatzikyriakidis and Zhaohui Luo:
Adjectives in a Modern Type-Theoretical Setting.
16:45-17:15. Jérôme Kriman and Sylvain Salvati:
On the complexity of free word orders.
17:15-17:45. Richard Zuber:
Some higher order functions on binary relations.
19:30 (?). Conference dinner
Sunday, August 11th
11:15-11:45. Makoto Kanazawa and Sylvain Salvati:
The String-Meaning Relations Definable by Lambek Grammars and Context-Free Grammars.
11:45-12:15. Alexey Sorokin:
On the generative power of discontinuous Lambek calculus.
13:30-14:00. Laura Kallmeyer, Rainer Osswald and Robert Van Valin, Jr.:
Tree Wrapping for Role and Reference Grammar.
14:00-14:30. Brian Buccola:
On the Expressivity of Optimality Theory and Ordered Rewrite Rules.
15:00-15:30. Stepan Kuznetsov:
Conjunctive grammars in Greibach normal form and the Lambek calculus with additive connectives.
15:30-16:00. Oriol Valentín, Daniel Serret and Glyn Morrill:
A Count Invariant for Lambek Calculus with Additives and Bracket Modalities.
The deadline for early bird registration has been extended! You can now take advantage of the early bird rates until
June 22, 2013.
In order to register, proceed to http://esslli2013.de/register.
We have reserved rooms in the City Hostel of Düsseldorf for a discounted rate. You can take advantage of this opportunity directly via the ESSLLI online registration (see link below).
CRUCIAL: we can provide this opportunity only until May 10, so you should register ASAP if you are interested.
Update: We managed to extend our reservation with the City Hostel. To obtain cheap accommodation in the City Hostel, register for ESSLLI and book your bed during the registration before June 4!