Mini-Workshop: On Logic and Common Sense

This mini-workshop is an introduction of the VICI program "Between Logic and Common Sense: The Formal Semantics of Words", which has started earlier this year at the UiL OTS. The workshop will present work in progress and will allow ample time for informal discussions, before, during and after the talks.

Time: Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 13:00-15:30
Place: Janskerkhof 13, Stijlkamer (0.06), Utrecht

Key topics


13:00-13:15 Coffee/Tea and Get Together
13:15-13:35 Formal Semantics in the 2000s: Interfaces and Applications
Yoad Winter
13:35-13:55 Automatic Recognition of Textual Entailment
Sophia Katrenko and Assaf Toledo
13:55-14:10 Break
14:10-14:30 Remarks on Groups and Distributivity
Hanna de Vries
14:30-14:50 Conceptual Combination in Complex Concepts and Reciprocals
Marijn Struiksma
14:50-15:10 A Geometry-Sensitive Hypothesis for Reciprocals
Eva Poortman
15:10-15:30 Closing Remarks and Discussion

You are all very welcome!