Recent and upcoming activities, December 2016

Recent publications:

  • Incurvati, Luca and Julian J. Schlöder, "Weak Rejection", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming 2017/2018.
  • Julian J. Schlöder, Antoine Venant and Nicholas Asher, "Aligning Intentions: Acceptance and Rejection in Dialogue", Sinn und Bedeutung 21, forthcoming 2017.

Upcoming events:

  • Semantic Deep Learning 2017 is a workshop collocated with the European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) 2017 in Portoroz, which brings together Semantic Web and deep learning methods, techniques, and resources. We invite submissions on Semantic Web and deep learning hybrid approaches. Detailed information and topics can be found at http://semdeep.iiia.csic.es/.

Recent and upcoming activities, November 2016

Recent publications:

  • Hol, M., and Bilgin, A., "A Fuzzy Logic Approach for Anomaly Detection in Energy Consumption Data", accepted for BNAIC 2016, Amsterdam, NL.

Upcoming talks:

  •  Julian Schlöder, "Understanding Focus: Context, Pitch and Placement", Linguistics Seminar, Gothenburg University, Nov 1st, 2016.
  • Aysenur Bilgin, "Computing With Words: A Fuzzy Logic Perspective", Logic Tea, ILLC, UvA, 8 November 2016.

Recent and upcoming activities, October 2016

Recent publications:

  • Marques, Tânia, and Rovatsos, Michael "Classical Planning with Communicative Actions." In Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications | Volume 285: ECAI 2016 - 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 1744 - 1745, The Hague, 2016.
  • Marques, Tânia and Beuls, Katrien "Evaluation Strategies for Computational Construction Grammars." In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Osaka, 2016.

Upcoming talks:

  •  Julian Schlöder, "Understanding Focus: Context, Pitch and Placement", Linguistics Seminar, Gothenburg University, Nov 1st, 2016.

Recent and upcoming activities, September 2016

Recent publications:

  • Paula Chocron and Marco Shorlemmer, "Attuning Ontology Alignments to Semantically Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Interactions"  22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), 2016.
  • Paula Chocron and Marco Shorlemmer, " Ontology Alignment Evaluation in the Context of Multi-Agent Interactions" Eleventh International Workshop on Ontology Matching (OM), 2016 (accepted, to appear).
  • Paolo Pareti, "Distributed Linked Data as a Framework for Human-Machine Collaboration". Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Consuming Linked Data (COLD). (2016)

Upcoming talks:

  • Paula Chocrón, "Semantic Alignment for Agent Interactions: making communication meaningful in open environments", SWeL Seminar, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK (12/09/16)

Recent and upcoming activities, August 2016

Recent publications:

  • K. Adrian, A. Bilgin, P. Van Eecke, "A Semantic Distance based Architecture for a Guesser Agent in ESSENCE's Location Taboo Challenge," accepted for publication in the Proceedings of International Workshop on Diversity-Aware Artificial Intelligence (DIVERSITY 2016) at ECAI 2016, The Hague, NL

Upcoming talks:

  • Thomas Brochhagen: "Learning biases may prevent lexicalization of pragmatic inferences: a case study combining iterated (Bayesian) learning and functional selection", CogSci 2016, Philadelphia, 13.08.2016.
  • Thomas Brochhagen: "Why semantics when pragmatics? And which? Replicator dynamics meets iterated Bayesian learning", agents reading group, Edinburgh, 22.08.2016.

Recent and upcoming activities, July 2016

Recent publications:

  • Gromann, Dagmar & Hedblom, Maria M., "Breaking Down Finance - A method for concept simplification by identifying movement structures from the image schema PATH-following" CEUR-WS Proceedings, 2016.

Upcoming talks:

  • Dagmar Groman & Hedblom, Maria M.: "Breaking Down Finance - A method for concept simplification by identifying movement structures from the image schema PATH-following", 9th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS) within the First International Workshop on Cognition And OntologieS (CAOS) Workshop, Annecy, France, 06.07.2016
  • Thomas Brochhagen: "The semantics-pragmatics distinction under the lense of cultural evolution",  Centre for Language Evolution seminar series, Edinburgh,  19.07.2016.
  • Thomas Brochhagen: "Learning biases may prevent lexicalization of pragmatic inferences: a case study combining iterated (Bayesian) learning and functional selection", CogSci 2016, Philadelphia, 13.08.2016.
  • Thomas Brochhagen: "Why semantics when pragmatics? And which? Replicator dynamics meets iterated Bayesian learning", agents reading group, Edinburgh, 22.08.2016.

Other activities:

  • School visit of the 7th grade of the Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona to the IIIA-CSIC in Bellaterra on 26 April 2016 (approx. 53 school pupils) with a general introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI), a crowdsourcing activity, introduction to case based reasoning with soccer-playing robot dogs, an interactive exercises on machine learning, and an ask the experts session in small subgroups.

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