Second Week

WEEK 2 (August 10-14, 2020)

F = Foundational course
I = Introductory course
A = Advanced course
W = Workshop

WEEK 2 (August 10-14, 2020)

Language and Computation

Stefan Evert and Gabriella Lapesa. Hands-on Distributional Semantics: From first steps to interdisciplinary applications. (F)
Diego Frassinelli and Sabine Schulte Im Walde. Cognitive and Computational Models of Abstractness. (F)
Jose Camacho Collados and Mohammad Taher Pilehvar. Embeddings in Natural Language Processing. (I)
Jean-Philippe Bernardy and Aleksandre Maskharashvili. Probabilistic Semantics and Inference Under Uncertainty in Natural Language. (I)
Michael Henry Tessler. Probabilistic models of world knowledge for language understanding. (A)
Adina Williams and Ryan Cotterell. Information Theory in Linguistics: Methods and Applications. (A)
Shane Steinert-Threlkeld and Jakub Szymanik. Computational and Experimental Explanations in Semantics and Pragmatics. (W)
Stergios Chatzikyriakidis and Rainer Osswald. Workshop on Computing Semantics with Types, Frames and Related Structures. (W)

Logic and Language

Bart Geurts. Commitment-based pragmatics. (F)
Judith Tonhauser and Judith Degen. Projective content: From theory to data and back. (I)
Elsi Kaiser and Deniz Rudin. The semantics and psycholinguistics of subjective predicates. (I)
Patrick Georg Grosz and Mélissa Berthet. Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Animal Semantics: a Super Linguistic Introduction. (I)
Hans Kamp and Emar Maier. An update on Discourse Representation Theory: Reference, attitudes, fiction, and pictures. (A)
Lucas Champollion. Advanced mereology for linguists. (A)
Jakub Dotlačil and Floris Roelofsen. Dynamic inquisitive semantics. (A)
Judith Degen, Benjamin Spector and Daniel Lassiter. Approaches to implicature: Rational choice and/or exhaustification. (W)

Logic and Computation

Arne Meier and Jonni Virtema. Introduction to Propositional Dependence Logic. (I)
Christoph Berkholz and Thomas Zeume. Logic in Databases: Foundations of Query Evaluation. (I)
Valentin Goranko. Temporal Logics. (I)
Pablo Barceló and Diego Figueira. Foundations of query languages for graph databases. (I)
Eric Pacuit. Probabilistic methods in social choice. (I)
Fei Liang and Alessandra Palmigiano. Logical foundations of categorization theory. (A)
Phokion Kolaitis. Logic, Data, and Incomplete Information. (A)
Jouko Väänänen and Fan Yang. Workshop on Logics of Dependence and Independence. (W)


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