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Julian Schlöder has received the Best Paper and Oral Presentation Award for his paper "A Formal Semantics of the Final Rise", presented at the Student Session held during ESSLLI 2015, which took place in Barcelona over the first two weeks of August. The paper offers a formal model formulated in the SDRT framework of how final rise intonation in English affects the discourse structure of a dialogue.
For more information, visit Julian's webpage at http://jjsch.github.io/.
The ILLC has a temporary vacancy for an Assistant Professor position at the Faculty of Science. The position combines a 60% research task in computational linguistics, with a 40% teaching task concerning courses in computational linguistics and related areas.
For more information, see http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/
The ILLC has an opening for a 2-year Research Fellow (Experienced Researcher) position as part of the ESSENCE (Evolution of Shared SEmaNtics in Computational Environments) Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN), a four-year international collaborative research training project coordinated by the University of Edinburgh. This is a high-profile position that offers exceptional benefits ideally suited for top candidates.
Application deadline: 1 September 2015. For more information, see http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/content/2015/07/.
Date and time: Friday 28 August 2015, 17:00Location: Outside Café-Restaurant Polder, Science Park 205, Amsterdam
As every year, we'd like to welcome the new class of Master of Logic students with drinks and pizza in a tent outside of Restaurant Polder at Science Park.
Title: Kant's Logic in the Critique of Practical Reason (A Logical Formalization of Kant's Practical Transcendental Argument)Date and time: 28 August 2015, 15:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Michiel van LambalgenFor more information, please contact f.kortenbachuva.nl
Title: A Bayesian Generative Model for Syllogistic ReasoningDate and time: Monday 31 August 2015, 14:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisors: Jakub Szymanik & Ivan TitovFor more information, please contact f.kortenbachuva.nl
Title: Affecting meaning. Subjectivity and evaluativity in gradable adjectivesDate and time: Tuesday 1 September 2015, 10:00Location: Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, AmsterdamPromotor: Martin Stokhof, Frank VeltmanCopromotor: Robert van RooijFor more information, please contact inescrespogmail.com
This workshop aims at bringing together philosophers and semanticists, and host a discussion on pressing issues related to how subjectivity and evaluativity appear in natural language, and how these features can best be modeled.
The workshop is co-located with the PhD defence of Inés Crespo.
For more information, see http://inescrespo.altervista.org/workshop.html
Title: Stable Beliefs and Conditional Probability SpacesDate and time: Thursday 3 September 2015, 10:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Alexandru BaltagFor more information, please contact f.kortenbachuva.nl
Title: Coalitions in Epistemic PlanningDate and time: Thursday 3 September 2015, 12:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Alexandru BaltagFor more information, please contact f.kortenbachuva.nl