The 28th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue - TrentoLogue

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11 settembre 2024
12 settembre 2024
Palazzo Piomarta - Corso Bettini 84, Rovereto
Organizzato da: 
Centro Interdipartimentale Mente/Cervello - CIMeC
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prof.ssa Raffaella Bernardi, prof. Roberto Zamparelli, prof. Jakub Szymanik

TrentoLogue will be the 28th edition of the SemDial workshop series,  which aim 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.

Keynote speakers

Uri Hasson, Princenton University
Azzurra Ruggeri, Technical University Munich and Central European University, Vienna
Bernardo Magnini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler  (FBK), Trento, ITaly

Registration Fees

  • € 190 for faculty members and non-academic participant
  • € 120 for postdocs and PhD students
  • € 40 for master students 

Important deadlines

Long paper submissions: May 26, 2024
Short paper submissions:  July 11, 2024
Registration Deadline: August 27, 2024

Call for papers

We welcome submissions with formal, computational, and empirical approaches to the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue, including but not limited to:

  • the dynamics of agents' information states in dialogue
  • common ground/mutual belief
  • goals, intentions, and commitments in communication
  • turn-taking and interaction control
  • semantic/pragmatic interpretation in dialogue
  • dialogue and discourse structure
  • categorization of dialogue phenomena in corpora
  • child-adult interaction
  • language learning through dialogue
  • gesture, gaze, and intonational meaning in communication
  • multimodal dialogue
  • interpretation and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems
  • dialogue management
  • designing and evaluating dialogue systems
  • modeling miscommunication, dysfluency, and repair
  • dialogue/interaction studies from a psychological perspective
  • neuroscience of dialogue
  • Interactivist approaches to dialogue
  • animal communication

Submission Instructions:

  • Long papers: Authors should submit an anonymous paper of at most 8 pages of content (up to 2 additional pages are allowed for references).
  • Short papers: Authors should submit a non-anonymized paper of at most 2 pages of content (up to 1 additional page allowed for references). Submission to this track can be non-archival on request.
  • Submissions should be pdf files and use the LaTeX  or Word ( templates provided for ACL

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 2024 cannot accept work for publication or presentation that will be (or has been) published elsewhere.

Submission is electronic, using the EasyChair conference management system at our Easychair submission site 

Important Dates

Note: All deadlines are 11:59PM UTC-12:00 ("anywhere on Earth").

  • Long paper submissions: May 26, 2024
  • Reviews due to: June 24, 2024
  • Notification: July 1, 2024
  • Short paper submissions: July 11, 2024
  • Notification for short paper: July 17, 2024
  • Camera Ready due: August 26, 2024
  • Registration Deadline: August 27, 2024
  • TrentoLogue Conference: September 11–12, 2024 

Organizing Committee

Raffaella Bernardi, University of Trento
Jakub Szymanik, University of Trento
Roberto Zamparelli, University of Trento
Vanessa Maria Caleca, University of Trento

Programme Committee

Raffaella Bernardi, University of Trento
Ellen Breitholtz, University of Gothenburg
Giuseppe Riccardi, University of Trento

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TrentoLogue is endorsed by SIGdial and SIGsem.