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Day 1
Thu., June 9
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:30 Introduction
09:30 - 10:30 Justine CASSELL (Northwestern University, USA) - TBA
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Integrating a Discourse Model with a Learning Case-Based Reasoning System
Karolina Eliasson (Linkoeping University, Sweden)
11:30 - 12:00 Integration of Live Video in a System for Natural Language Dialog with a Robot
Erik Sandewall, Hannes Lindblom and Bjoern Husberg (Linkoeping University, Sweden)
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 POSTER/DEMO SESSION
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Dialogue Systems: Simulations or Interfaces?
Staffan Larsson (Goeteborg University, Sweden)
16:00 - 16:30 A system for generating teaching initiatives in a computer-aided language learning dialogue
Nanda Slabbers (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Alistair Knott (University of Otago, New Zealand)
16:30 - 17:00 Multimodal Dialogue System Grammars
Björn Bringert, Robin Cooper, Peter Ljungloef (Goeteborg University, Sweden), Aarne Ranta (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

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Day 2
Fri., June 10
09:30 - 10:30 Arthur GRAESSER (University of Memphis, USA) - TBA
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Let's you do that: carrying the cognitive burdens of dialogue
E. G. Bard, A. H. Anderson, Y. Chena, H. Nicholson, and C. Havard, (HCRC, University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, Scotland)
11:30 - 12:00 What makes Human-Robot Dialogues struggle?
Petra Gieselmann (University of Karlsruhe, Germany), Alex Waibel (Carnegie Mellon University, USA and University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 POSTER/DEMO SESSION
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Designing An Open, Multidimensional Dialogue Act Taxonomy
Harry Bunt and Yann Girard (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
16:00 - 16:30 Automatic annotation of COMMUNICATOR dialogue data for learning dialogue strategies and user simulations
Kallirroi Georgila, Oliver Lemon and James Henderson (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)
16:30 - 17:00 Empirical determination of thresholds for optimal dialogue act classification
Nick Webb, Mark Hepple and Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield, UK)
17:30 - 18:30 Concert, room A008

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Day 3
Sat., June 11
09:30 - 10:30 Gerhard JAEGER (University of Bielefeld, Germany) - TBA
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Utility and implicatures of imperatives
Maria Aloni (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
11:30 - 12:00 Conditional anaphora
Henk Zeevat (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
12:00 - 12:30 Action at a distance: the difference between dialogue and multilogue
Jonathan Ginzburg and Raquel Fernandez (King's College, London, UK)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 POSTER/DEMO SESSION
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 The Discourse Function of Final Rises in French Dialogues
Marie Safarova (ILLC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Philippe Muller (IRIT, Toulouse, France), Laurent Prévot (Laboratory of Applied Ontology, Italy)
16:00 - 16:30 On Plurals and Overlay
Massimo Romanelli, Tilman Becker and Jan Alexandersson (DFKI, Germany)

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Posters / Project demos


Day 1
WOZ Experiments in Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Pilar Manchón, Guillermo Pérez and Gabriel Amores (University of Seville, Spain)
Multi-Party Interaction With Self-Contained Virtual Characters
Markus Löckelt and Norbert Pfleger (DFKI, Germany)
Presentation Strategies for Flexible Multimodal Interaction with a Music Player
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Nate Blaylock, Ciprian Gerstenberger, Verena Rieser (Saarland University Saarbruecken, Germany), Tilman Becker, Michael Kaisser, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl (DFKI Saarbruecken, Germany)
DJ GoDiS: Multimodal Menu-based Dialogue in an Asynchronous ISU System
Staffan Larsson, David Hjelm (GU Dialogue Systems Lab, Göteborg University, Sweden)

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Day 2
Robust Semantic Interpretation and Dialog Management in the Context of a CALL Application
Johan Michel and Jérôme Lehuen (Université du Maine, France)
Dialogue Act classification in task-oriented information-seeking dialogues
Jeroen Geertzen and Yann Girard (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
A new Metric for the Evaluation of Dialog Act Classification
Stephan Lesch, Thomas Kleinbauer and Jan Alexandersson (DFKI, Germany)
Towards Ontology-based Pragmatic Analyses
Berenike Loos, Robert Porzel (European Laboratory GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany)
Micro-analysis of the belief transfer in information dialogues
Roser Morante and Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)

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Day 3
Extensions to Speaker/ Hearer Representation in DRT
Yafa Al-Raheb (University of East Anglia, UK)
Automatic analysis of elliptic sentences in the Thetos system
Nina Suszczanska (Silesian University of Technology, Poland), Julia Romaniuk, Institute of Linguistics (National Academy of Science, Ukraine), Przemyslaw Szmal (Silesian University of Technology, Poland)
Simplified MMAXQL: An Intuitive Query Language for Corpora with Annotations on Multiple Levels
Christoph Müller (EML Research gGmbH Heidelberg, Germany)

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List of accepted papers

Title Utility and implicatures of imperatives
Author(s) Maria Aloni, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Title A system for generating teaching initiatives in a computer-aided language learning dialogue
Author(s) Nanda Slabbers, University of Twente (The Netherlands), Alistair Knott, University of Otago (New Zealand)
Title What makes Human-Robot Dialogues struggle?
Author(s) Petra Gieselmann, University of Karlsruhe (Germany), Alex Waibel, Carnegie Mellon University (USA) and University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
Title Integrating a Discourse Model with a Learning Case-Based Reasoning System
Author(s) Karolina Eliasson, Linkoping University (Sweden)
Title Designing An Open, Multidimensional Dialogue Act Taxonomy
Author(s) Harry Bunt and Yann Girard, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
Title Dialogue Systems: Simulations or Interfaces?
Author(s) Staffan Larsson, Goeteborg University (Sweden)
Title Multimodal Dialogue System Grammars
Author(s) Björn Bringert, Robin Cooper, Peter Ljungloef, Goeteborg University (Sweden), Aarne Ranta, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
Title Automatic annotation of COMMUNICATOR dialogue data for learning dialogue strategies and user simulations
Author(s) Kallirroi Georgila, Oliver Lemon and James Henderson University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
Title Integration of Live Video in a System for Natural Language Dialog with a Robot
Author(s) Erik Sandewall, Hannes Lindblom and Bjoern Husberg Linkoeping University (Sweden)
Title The Discourse Function of Final Rises in French Dialogues
Author(s) Marie Safarova, ILLC, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Philippe Muller, IRIT, Toulouse (France), Laurent Prévot, Laboratory of Applied Ontology (Italy)
Title Action at a distance: the difference between dialogue and multilogue
Author(s) Jonathan Ginzburg and Raquel Fernandez, King's College, London (UK)
Title Empirical determination of thresholds for optimal dialogue act classification
Author(s) Nick Webb, Mark Hepple and Yorick Wilks, University of Sheffield (UK)
Title On Plurals and Overlay
Author(s) Massimo Romanelli, Tilman Becker and Jan Alexandersson DFKI (Germany)
Title Conditional anaphora
Author(s) Henk Zeevat, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Title Let's you do that: carrying the cognitive burdens of dialogue
Author(s) E. G. Bard, A. H. Anderson, Y. Chena, H. Nicholson, and C. Havard, HCRC, University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow

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List of accepted posters

Title Robust Semantic Interpretation and Dialog Management in the Context of a CALL Application
Author(s) Johan Michel and Jérôme Lehuen, Université du Maine (France)
Title Extensions to Speaker/ Hearer Representation in DRT
Author(s) Yafa Al-Raheb, University of East Anglia (UK)
Title WOZ Experiments in Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Author(s) Pilar Manchón, Guillermo Pérez and Gabriel Amores, University of Seville (Spain)
Title Dialogue Act classification in task-oriented information-seeking dialogues
Author(s) Jeroen Geertzen and Yann Girard, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
Title Micro-analysis of the belief transfer in information dialogues
Author(s) Roser Morante and Harry Bunt, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
Title Multi-Party Interaction With Self-Contained Virtual Characters
Author(s) Markus Löckelt and Norbert Pfleger, DFKI (Germany)
Title A new Metric for the Evaluation of Dialog Act Classification
Author(s) Stephan Lesch, Thomas Kleinbauer and Jan Alexandersson, DFKI (Germany)
Title Automatic analysis of elliptic sentences in the Thetos system
Author(s) Nina Suszczanska, Silesian University of Technology (Poland), Julia Romaniuk, Institute of Linguistics, National Academy of Science (Ukraine), Przemyslaw Szmal, Silesian University of Technology (Poland)
Title Simplified MMAXQL: An Intuitive Query Language for Corpora with Annotations on Multiple Levels
Author(s) Christoph Müller, EML Research gGmbH Heidelberg (Germany)
Title Presentation Strategies for Flexible Multimodal Interaction with a Music Player
Author(s) Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Nate Blaylock, Ciprian Gerstenberger, Verena Rieser, Saarland University Saarbruecken (Germany), Tilman Becker, Michael Kaisser, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, DFKI Saarbruecken (Germany)
Title DJ GoDiS: Multimodal Menu-based Dialogue in an Asynchronous ISU System
Author(s) Staffan Larsson, David Hjelm, GU Dialogue Systems Lab, Göteborg University (Sweden)
Title Towards Ontology-based Pragmatic Analyses
Author(s) Berenike Loos, Robert Porzel, European Laboratory GmbH, Heidelberg (Germany)

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