Presentations

 Invited talks

 Demonstrations

 Other talks

Invited talks 

 Tilman Becker, "Ein Multimodales Dialogsystem im Auto: adaptive Planung von Sprache und Grafik", Tübingen University, 9 May 2006.

 Robin Cooper, Invited talk at GL2007, Fourth International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, May 10-11, 2007, Paris, France.

 Robin Cooper, A record type theoretic approach to information state update in dialogue -- is this pragmatics? 10th International Pragmatics Conference (Göteborg, 8-13 July 2007).

 Aarne Ranta, Grammars as Software Libraries. Université de Savoie, December 6, 2006, Chambéry, France. 

 Staffan Larsson, Formalising the dynamics of semantic systems in dialogue. Presented at the Leverhulme dialogue network Dialogue Matters Workshop 3 "Language Change and Evolution: Integrating Formal and Functional Perspectives" (King's College, London, 15-16 December 2006).

 Staffan Larsson, Comment on Thomason, Stone and DeVault: A Computational Architecture for Presupposition and Other Pragmatic Phenomena. OSU Workshop on Presupposition Accommodation. 

 Staffan Larsson, Semantic plasticity through feedback and accommmodation in dialogue. Presented at the Leverhulme dialogue network Dialogue Matters Workshop 2: Miscommunication Workshop, 26th and 27th of January 2006, Department of Computer Science, QMUL.

 Pilar Manchón, User-Centered Design in Smart Natural Language Multimodal Interfaces: From Technology-Centered Systems to Natural & Intelligent Human-Centered Interfaces. Mobile Europe 2006, Málaga, Spain. September 2006. 

 Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, System Output Strategies for Flexible Multimodal Interaction in the SAMMIE System. College of Computing, GeorgiaTech , 6 August 2006.

 Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová, Invited tutorial on "Information Structure and its Use for Context-Sensitive Information Presentation" at The ACL/HCSNet Advanced Program in Natural Language Processing, University of Melbourne, 10-14 July 2006.

 Kallirroi Georgila, "Learning dialogue strategies and user simulation models in Information State Update dialogue systems" Institute for Creative Technologies / University of Southern California 24 May 2006, Los Angeles.

 Oliver Lemon, "Reinforcement Learning in Dialogue systems: recent results", Manchester University, Computer Sceince Seminar series 10 May 2006.

 Oliver Lemon, "Learning dialogue strategies in the TALK project", France Telecom "College Scientifique", 5 may 2006.

 Stina Ericsson, The GoDiS Dialogue System: Information States, Dialogue Management, Multilinguality and Multimodality. NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 3 May 2006.

 Stina Ericsson,  "About Two": The Generation of Fragments in Dialogue. NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 2 May 2006.

 Aarne Ranta, Grammar Composition, invited talk, ICCS/HCRC seminar, Edinburgh, April 2006.

 Aarne Ranta, Grammars and Types, invited talks, Workshop "Les théories modernes des types", Paris, March 2006.

 Aarne Ranta, Parametrized Modules for Romance Languages, invited talk, GEOCAL (Geometry of Computation), Luminy, Marseille, February 2006.

 Cooper Robin, A record type theoretic approach to alignment of information states, invited talk, Status-colloquium on Theories of Dialogue, Bielefeld, 17th-19th Nov. 2005 .

 Larsson Staffan, Accommodation, feedback, and semantic plasticity. Bielefeld Status Colloqium on Dialogue, November 2005.

 Bringert Björn and Ranta Aarne, Tutorials on resource grammar writing in WebALT-GF Workshop, Helsinki, November 2005. 

 Kruijff-Korbayová Ivana , The TALK Project. Talk given at the annual meeting of the International Post-Graduate College Language Technology and Cognitive Systems, Dagstuhl, 9 July 2005.

 Ranta Aarne, The GF resource grammar library and grammar writing by examples, invited talk, WebALT (EDC-22253) meeting, Helsinki, June 2005. 

 Pinkal Manfred,  "Dialogue Management for In-Car Applications". Presentation at the German-Japanese IT Forum, Tokyo, November 2, 2005. 

 Cooper Robin, Lecture in Tim Fernando's course Natural language semantic representations as types, ESSLLI 2005, Edinburgh.

 Cooper Robin, Larsson Staffan, Ranta Aarne and  Bringert Björn, Does (Gothenburg) dialogue system technology have anything to say about cognitive systems? Presented at annual meeting of International Post-Graduate College Language Technology and Cognitive Systems, July 2005.

 Cooper Robin, Larsson Staffan, Ranta Aarne and  Bringert Björn, Does (Gothenburg) dialogue system technology have anything to say about cognitive systems? Presented at the Leverhulme dialogue network Dialogue Matters, August 2005.

 Lemon Oliver, Reinforcement Learning and Dialogue Systems, IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogues, 1 August 2005. 

 Young, Steve, A Statistical Approach to Dialogue Management, MIT Computer Science and AI Seminar Series, 3rd Feb 2005

 Ranta Aarne, Grammatical Framework, invited talk, Stockholm-Uppsala logic seminar, February 2005.

 Johanna D. Moore and Oliver Lemon, Short course on Building Practical Dialogue Systems, Spring School on "Mutimodal and Mobile Interfaces", Anzère Switzerland, March 1-5, 2004. 

 Johanna D. Moore, Generating Tailored, Comparative Descriptions in Spoken Dialogue", ILASH Annual Workshop on Dialogue Systems Sheffield University, 27 April 2004. 

 David Milward and Martin Beveridge, Ontology-Based Dialogue and Information State Update, Leverhulme Dialogue Workshop, June 24th 2004, Kings College, London. 

 Cooper Robin, A type theoretic approach to information state update in issue based dialogue management, invited paper, Catalog '04, The 8th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Barcelona, July 19-21, 2004.

 Cooper Robin, Using Type Theory with Records for HPSG, invited talk at ScanMatrix workshop, Göteborg, 20th Oct 2004.

 Johanna D. Moore, Generating User-Adapted Descriptions in Spoken Dialogue, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brain Sciences Event, Oct 2004. 

 Cooper Robin, Using Type Theory with Records for HPSG, invited talk, Fest Colloquium for Uwe Mönnich, Freudenstadt, 12th-13th Nov, 2004.

 Pinkal Manfred, Information State Update for In-Car Dialog, Dialog Modelling Seminar at Venice International University, 13th May, 2004. 

 Kruijff-Korbayová Ivana, Information Structure and Contextual Appropriateness of Utterances in Discourse, meeting of SFB 632 "Informationsstruktur", 21st Dec 2004. 

 Kruijff-Korbayová Ivana, Language Processing: Discourse-Context Control in Dialogue Systems, Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janiero, Departamento de Letras, 17th, Sep 2004.

 

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Demonstrations

 Tilman Becker, Oliver Lemon, Pilar Manchon, Manfred Pinkal, Michael Pitz, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, Jochen Steigner (November 21-23 2006): TALK showcase systems: Sammie (with BMW car) and Mimus. IST 2006. Helsinki. 

 Tilman Becker, Jochen Steigner (October, 18-19 2006): Sammie System. Voice Days, Bundestag, Bonn. 

 Tilman Becker, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, Nate Blaylock, Ciprian Gerstenberger and Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova (July 18, 2006). The SAMMIE System: Multimodal In-Car Dialogue. ACL 2006, Interactive presentation. 

 Tilman Becker, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, Ciprian Gerstenberger, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova (August 29-31, 2006). The SAMMIE System: Multimodal In-Car Dialogue. ECAI 2006 demonstration.

 Rebecca Jonson, Stina Ericsson (2006). AgendaTalk - Focus on your schedule!. Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC). Göteborg. Jessica Villing (2006). Dico. Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC). Göteborg.

 Jessica Villing, Staffan Larsson (2006). Dico - a Multimodal Menu-based In-vehicle Dialogue System. In Sclangen and Fernández (Eds.): Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (Sem-Dial 10). http://www.ling.gu.se/~jessica/papers/villing-larsson.pdf

 David Hjelm, Rebecca Jonson (2006). AgendaTalk, Speech Technology Day. Linguistics Department, Göteborg.

 David Hjelm, Jessica Villing (2006). Dico. Speech Technology Day. Linguistics Department, Göteborg.

 David Hjelm, Rebecca Jonson (2005). DJ GoDiS: A multimodal MP3-player application. GSLT INTERNAL CONFERENCE, Göteborg.

 Tilman Becker, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, Nate Blaylock, Ciprian Gerstenberger and Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova. The SAMMIE System: Multimodal In-Car Dialogue. ACL 2006, Interactive presentation.

 Tilman Becker, Peter Poller, Jan Schehl, Ciprian Gerstenberger, Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova. The SAMMIE System: Multimodal In-Car Dialogue. ECAI 2006 demonstration.

 Peter Poller (29th March 2006). Demonstration of the TALK In-Car System of the March 2006 review meeting for a delegation from "VW corporate research, Wolfsburg", DFKI Demonstration Center, Saarbrücken, 29.03.2006

 Peter Poller (23rd February 2006). Demonstration of the TALK In-Car Baseline System for a delegation from "Autostadt, Wolfsburg", DFKI Demonstration Center, Saarbrücken, 23.02.2006

 Peter Poller (16th November 2005). Demonstration of the TALK In-Car Baseline System for a delegation from "Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim", DFKI Demonstration Center, Saarbrücken, 16.11.2005

 June 2005 - Dec 2005. Linguamatics home information and control system was installed at the Advantica Test House in Loughborough for demonstration to interested parties.

 David Milward, Adaptable spoken interfaces for the home. Talk given at "Perspectives in Pervasive Computing", Organised by the DTI, at IEE, Savoy Place, London, 25th October 2005.

TAHI Conference, Henley on Thames. Exhibit of the Linguamatics home control demonstrator, 17th Nov 2005

 David Milward gave an interview and demo given to British Satellite News, Star Radio, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire of the Linguamatics home demonstrator, 10th November 2005

 "Perspectives in Pervasive Computing", Organised by the DTI, at IEE, Savoy Place, London. Demo and talk: "Adaptable spoken interfaces for the home", 25th October 2005

 Pinkal Manfred and Bobbert  Daniel: Demonstration of WOZ setup and showcase for the German Minister for Cultural Affairs, Saarbrucken, 17.5.2005.

 Pinkal Manfred and Bobbert  Daniel: Demonstration of WOZ setup and showcase for the German Minister of Economy, 26.6.2005.

 Pinkal Manfred and Bobbert  Daniel: Demonstration of WOZ setup and showcase for the Mayor of Saarbruecken, 10.11.2005.

 Hjelm David, Forslund Ann-Charlotte, Larsson Staffan and Wallentin Andreas (2005). DJ GoDiS: Multimodal Menu-based Dialogue in an Asynchronous Information State Update System. In Gardent and Gaiffe (eds.), Proceedings of DIALOR'05: 9th workshop on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue.

 The Linguamatics home information and control system was demonstrated at the Next Wave Technologies Dissemination Event at the Department of Trade and Industry, London, 18th May 2005.

 The Linguamatics home information and control system was installed at the Advantica Test House in Loughborough in June 2005 for demonstration to interested parties.

 The Linguamatics home information and control system was demonstrated at the Department of Trade and Industry Annual Interface Meeting in London, 27th October 2004.

 The Edinburgh flight booking dialogue system was demonstrated to the First Minister of Scotland (Jim Wallace) on 28th September 2004.
 

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Other talks

 Rebecca Jonson, Context-based Re-ranking and Confidence Level Classification of N-Best Hypotheses. Swedish Language Technology Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 27-28 Nov 2006. 

 Stina Ericsson, "The Missus" and "the Co-habitee": Performing Heteronormativity in Swedish Dialogues. 4th International Language and Gender Association Conference, Valencia, Spain, 8-10 November 2006. 

 Lemon and Henderson lecture course, "Dialogue and Machine Learning" ESSLLI, Malaga, august 2006.

 Lemon and Henderson lecture course, "Dialogue and Machine Learning" IGK, Edinburgh, September 2006.

 Stina Ericsson (forthcoming),  "The Missus" and "the Co-habitee": Performing Heteronormativity in Swedish Dialogues. 4th International Language and Gender Association Conference, Valencia, Spain, 8-10 November 2006.

 Stina Ericsson, Generering av multimodala yttranden. Linguistics internal conference, 20-21 April 2006. 

 Robin Cooper, Do delicious lunches take a long time? GSLT internal conference, 28-29 October 2005 

 Aarne Ranta,  "Interactive Language Technology", project overview in VINNOVA's Language Technology meeting, Uppsala October 2005. 

 Staffan Larsson and David Hjelm, The TrindiKit XML Logging Format. TALK/AMI Workshop: Standards for Multimodal Dialogue Context. Edinburgh, December 2005. 

 Karin Cavallin, Robin Cooper, David Hjelm and Staffan Larsson, Dialogue and Grammar. Interactive Language Technology Workshop, Uppsala, October 2005. 

 Staffan Larsson, Forskning på GU Dialogue Systems Lab (Research at the GU Dialogue Systems Lab). Presentation at the Computational Linguistics Day, Göteborg University, 22th Apr 2005. This talk was about research at the UGOT dialogue lab, focusing on research on multimodal menu-based dialogue conducted within the TALK project. 

 Open house at GU Dialogue Systems Lab, 26th May 2005. We showed demos of dialogue systems currently being developed at the lab as part of TALK. 

 Verena Rieser, Multimodal Clarification Strategies and Reinforcement Learning.  Talk at the Dialog on Dialogs Group, CMU Pittsburgh.

 Manfred Pinkal, Presentation of the TALK project to Saarland politicians and
EU representatives at an event at the Saarland Liaison Office in Brussels, 3rd November 2003.

 David Milward, Ontology-Based Language Processing. Talk given to the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 20th January 2004.

 Manfred Pinkal, Presentation of the Essentials of TALK Research to President of the Federal Republic of Germany Horst Köhler, 18th December 2004.

 Björn Bringert, Building Multimodal Dialogue Systems in GF, Talk presented at the TYPES meeting, Paris, France, 15th-18th Dec 2004.
Also presented at the Winter Meeting for the Department of Computer Science of Göteborg University and Chalmers University of Technology, 12th-14th Jan 2005.

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