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The full SemDial 2013 (DialDam) proceedings volume with easy-to-navigate table of contents (28 MB). All SemDial workshop proceedings have the following International Standard Serial Number: ISSN 2308-2275 [serial title: Proceedings (SemDial)].

Invited Talks: abstracts

Papers: list of accepted papers and posters (with links to individual PDFs)

Schedule Overview (see also the detailed programme in PDF)

Monday Tuesday Wednesdey
09:30 Danielle Matthews
10:00 Hough & Purver
10:30 coffee Rojas-Esponda
11:00 Ginzburg & Moradlou coffee
11:30 Rohlfing et al. Wagner et al.
12:00 Baggs Duan et al.
12:30 lunch lunch
(joint with AC
from now onwards
13:00 arrival & registration Posters
13:45 introduction
14:00 Marc Swerts Matthew Stone
15:00 coffee coffee coffee
15:30 Guhe et al. Freihorst et al.
  Goodhue et al.
16:00 Faust & Artstein Postma-Nilsenova et al.
16:30 Ferreira & Lefèvre Yu et al.
end & coffee
17:00 Mäurer et al.

List of Accepted Full Papers

  • Markus Guhe, Alex Lascarides, Kevin O'Connor and Verena Rieser. Effects of Belief and Memory on Strategic Negotiation. PDF
  • Lauren Faust and Ron Artstein. People hesitate more, talk less to virtual interviewers than to human interviewers. PDF
  • Emmanuel Ferreira and Fabrice Lefèvre. On the use of social signal for reward shaping in reinforcement learning for dialogue management. PDF
  • Daniel Mäurer, Anna Bruns and Karsten Weihe. Be Open To Computer Based Coaching. PDF
  • Jonathan Ginzburg and Sara Moradlou. The earliest utterances in dialogue: towards a formal theory of parent/child talk in interaction. PDF
  • Katharina Rohlfing, Juana Salas Poblete and Frank Joublin. Learning new words in unfamiliar frames from direct and indirect teaching. PDF
  • Ed Baggs. Demand Characteristics as a Tool for Evaluating the Design of Collaborative Tasks. PDF
  • Christina Freihorst, Simón Algorta, Vivien Mast and Robert Porzel. When Apples Mean Oranges: Lexical De-Entrainment and Alignment Theories. PDF
  • Manjuan Duan, Micha Elsner and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe. Visual and linguistic predictors for the definiteness of referring expressions. PDF
  • Zhou Yu, Stefan Scherer, David Devault, Jon Gratch, Giota Stratou, Louis-Philippe Morency and Justine Cassell. Multimodal Prediction of Psychological Disorder: Learning Nonverbal Commonality in Adjacency Pairs. PDF
  • Julian Hough and Matthew Purver. Modelling Expectation in the Self-Repair Processing of Annotat-, um, Listeners. PDF
  • Tania Rojas-Esponda. The Roadsigns of Communication. PDF
  • Michael Wagner, Elise McClay and Lauren Mak. Incomplete Answers and the Rise-Fall-Rise Contour. PDF
  • Marie Postma-Nilsenova, Lisette Mol and Naomi Kamoen. If you repeat your interlocutor's syntactic structure, you are likely to repeat her pronunciation, too. PDF
  • Robin Cooper. Update conditions and intensionality in a type-theoretic approach to dialogue semantics. PDF
  • Daniel Goodhue, James Pickett and Michael Wagner. English reverse prosody in responses to yes-no questions. PDF
  • Matthijs Westera. 'Attention, I'm violating a maxim!' A unifying account of the final rise. PDF

List of Accepted Abstracts for Poster Presentation

  1. Franziska Schaller and Horst Müller. The contribution of speech-rhythm to end-of-utterance detection. PDF
  2. Marisa Casillas, Elma Hilbrink, Susan C. Bobb, Eve V. Clark, Merideth Gattis and Stephen C. Levinson. Turn-timing in naturalistic mother-child interactions: A longitudinal perspective. PDF
  3. Emer Gilmartin, Francesca Bonin, Carl Vogel and Nick Campbell. Exploring the Role of Laughter in Multiparty Conversation. PDF
  4. Udo Klein, Hannes Rieser, Florian Hahn and Insa Lawler. Abduction and parameterized semantic composition in speech-gesture integration. PDF
  5. Dato Abashidze, Pia Knoeferle and Maria Nella Carminati. Gaze cue effect during language comprehension. PDF
  6. Andy Lücking. Multimodal Propositions? From Semiotic to Semantic Considerations in the Case of Gestural Deictics. PDF
  7. Yanjiao Li, Alex C. Fang and Jing Cao. A Corpus-Based Study of Accept and Assessment in SWBD-DAMSL. PDF
  8. Laurent Prévot. Toward a semantics for French short positive feedback utterances. PDF
  9. Uwe Reyle and Cristel Portes. The meaning of French H*L%-contour. PDF
  10. Nicholas Asher and Soumya Paul. Conversation and Incomplete Knowledge. PDF
  11. Elena Karagjosova. Aboutness topic, discourse topic and the structure of discourse. PDF
  12. Elena Castroviejo, Laia Mayol and E. Allyn Smith. Putting secondary propositional meanings back on the table. PDF
  13. Yasunari Harada, Mayumi Kawamura, Daisuke Yokomori and Tomoko Endo. "That's all. Thank you.": Emergence of Formulaic Protocols among Japanese EFL Learners. PDF
  14. Yasuhiro Katagiri, Katsuya Takanashi, Masato Ishizaki, Mika Enomoto, Yasuharu Den and Shogo Okada. Analysis and Modeling of Concern Alignment in Consensus-Building. PDF
  15. Olawunmi Oni-Buraimoh. Pragmatic Markers of Common Ground in Tertiary Institution Students' Sexual Discourse in Lagos State, Nigeria. PDF
  16. Simon Dobnik, Christos Koniaris and John Kelleher. Investigating the role of priming and alignment of perspective in dialogue. PDF
  17. Gregory Mills. Establishing a communication system: Miscommunication drives abstraction. PDF
  18. Nicholas Hubert Kirk. Towards Structural Natural Language Formalization: Mapping Discourse to Controlled Natural Language. PDF
  19. Christopher Fox and Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Toward a Tutorial Dialogue System for Urban Navigation. PDF
  20. Anna-Lisa Vollmer, Manuel Mühlig, Katharina J. Rohlfing, Britta Wrede and Angelo Cangelosi. Demonstrating actions to a robot: How naÏve users adapt to a robot's replication of goal and manner-oriented actions. PDF
  21. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova, Bernd Kiefer, Ilaria Baroni and Mattia Coti Zelati. Making Human-Robot Quiz Dialogue More Conversational by Adding Non-Quiz Talk. PDF
  22. Gesa Schole, Thora Tenbrink, Elena Andonova and Kenny Coventry. Successful Strategies for Ambiguity Resolution in Dialogue. PDF
  23. Jana Götze, Johan Boye, Morgan Fredriksson and Jürgen Königsmann. Interpreting Instructions in a Pedestrian Routing Domain. PDF
  24. Marta Gatius. Improving Knowledge Representation to Speed up the Generation of Grammars for a Multilingual Web Assistant. PDF
  25. Fredrik Kronlid, Staffan Larsson and Pontus Wärnestål. Using Learned Predictions of User Utterances to Decrease Distraction (demo). PDF
  26. Staffan Larsson, Sebastian Berlin, Anders Eliasson and Fredrik Kronlid. Visual distraction test setup for an multimodal in-vehicle dialogue system (demo). PDF