Programme Overview

 Language and Computation
Diego Frassinelli and Sabine Schulte Im Walde. Cognitive & Computational Models of Abstractness
Stefan Evert and Gabriella Lapesa. Hands-on Distributional Semantics – From first steps to interdisciplinary applications (Introductory course)
Mathias Winther Madsen. Information theory
Jose Camacho Collados and Mohammad Taher Pilehvar. Embeddings in Natural Language Processing
Gregory Scontras. Probabilistic Language Understanding
Mark Steedman and Cem Bozsahin. CCG and Linguistic Diversity
David Schlangen. Natural Language Semantics with Pictures. An Introduction to Working with Language & Vision Corpora
Jean-Philippe Bernardy and Aleksandre Maskharashvili. Probabilistic Semantics and Inference Under Uncertainty in Natural Language
Simon Charlow and Dylan Bumford. Effectful composition in natural language semantics
Lisa Beinborn and Willem Zuidema. Analyzing the Cognitive Plausibility of Deep Language Models
Michael Henry Tessler. Probabilistic models of world knowledge for language understanding
Adina Williams and Ryan Cotterell. Information Theory in Linguistics: Methods and Applications
Stergios Chatzikyriakidis and Rainer Osswald. Workshop on Computing Semantics with Types, Frames and Related Structures
Kordula De Kuthy and Detmar Meurers. Integrating Perspectives on Discourse Annotation
Shane Steinert-Threlkeld and Jakub Szymanik. Computational and Experimental Explanations in Semantics and Pragmatics
Ielka van der Sluis and James Pustejovsky. Annotation, Recognition and Evaluation of Actions II (AREA-II)
 
 Logic and Language
Bart Geurts. Commitment-based pragmatics
Philippe de Groote and Yoad Winter. Introduction to natural language formal semantics
Thomas Graf. The Computational Nature of Language
Andras Kornai. Unifying formulaic, geometric, and algebraic theories of semantics
Patrick Georg Grosz and Mélissa Berthet. Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Animal Semantics: a Super Linguistic Introduction
Natasha Korotkova and Pranav Anand. An opinionated guide to predicates of personal taste
Yael Greenberg and Carla Umbach. Additivity, scalarity and the interactions between them: Beyond 'also' and 'even'
Joost Zwarts. The semantics of metaphor
Elsi Kaiser and Deniz Rudin. The semantics and psycholinguistics of subjective predicates
Judith Tonhauser and Judith Degen. Projective content: From theory to data and back
Jakub Dotlacil and Floris Roelofsen. Dynamic inquisitive semantics
Kristina Liefke and Ede Zimmermann. Intensionalism and Propositionalism in Linguistic Semantics
Davide Grossi and Carlo Proietti. Abstract Argumentation and Modal Logic
Advanced mereology for linguists
Hans Kamp and Emar Maier. An update on Discourse Representation Theory: Reference, attitudes, fiction, and pictures}
Judith Degen, Benjamin Spector and Daniel Lassiter. Approaches to implicature: Rational choice and/or exhaustification
Mora Maldonado, Alexander Martin and Jennifer Culbertson. Experimental approaches to language universals in structure and meaning
 
 Logic and Computation
Arne Meier and Jonni Virtema. Introduction to Propositional Dependence Logic
Christoph Berkholz and Thomas Zeume. Logic in Databases: Foundations of Query Evaluation
Pablo Barceló and Diego Figueira. Foundations of query languages for graph databases
Valentin Goranko. Temporal Logics
Réka Markovich and Leon van der Torre. Introduction to Deontic Logic and Its Applications (Introductory course)
Pavel Naumov. Actions, Blames, and Regrets
Camillo Fiorentini. Sematics based proof-search methods for non-classical logics
Eric Pacuit. Probabilistic methods in social choice
Willem Heijltjes and Lutz Straßburger. From Proof Nets to Combinatorial Proofs — A new approach to Hilbert’s 24th problem
Phokion Kolaitis. Logic, Data, and Incomplete Information
Anuj Dawar and Gregory Wilsenach. Symmetric Computation
Fei Liang and Alessandra Palmigiano. Logical foundations of categorization theory
Tadeusz Litak and Albert Visser. Lewis meets Brouwer: Constructive strict implication
Jouko Vaananen and Fan Yang. Workshop on Logics of Dependence and Independence
Natasha Alechina and Brian Logan. Workshop on automated synthesis

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32nd European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information - ESSLLI 2020
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