The 27th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

SemDial 2023 – MariLogue

16th and 17th August 2023

University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Maribor, Slovenia // Online (hybrid)

MariLogue was the 27th edition of the SemDial workshop series, which aims to bring together researchers working on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue in fields such as formal semantics and pragmatics, computational linguistics, artificial intelligence, philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.

In 2023 the workshop was hosted by the University of Maribor with a limited amount of virtual attendance.

Call for papers – expired

We welcome submissions with formal, computational and empirical approaches to the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue, including, but not limited to:

  • the dynamics of agents’ information states in dialogue
  • common ground/mutual belief
  • goals, intentions and commitments in communication
  • turn-taking and interaction control
  • semantic/pragmatic interpretation in dialogue
  • dialogue and discourse structure
  • categorisation of dialogue phenomena in corpora
  • child-adult interaction
  • language learning through dialogue
  • gesture, gaze, and intonational meaning in communication
  • multimodal dialogue
  • interpretation and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems
  • dialogue management
  • designing and evaluating dialogue systems
  • modelling miscommunication, disfluency and repair
  • dialogue/interaction studies from a psychological perspective
  • neuroscience of dialogue
  • animal communication
  • interactivist approaches to dialogue

Invited speakers

Philippe Blache (CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université)

Liesbeth Degand (Université Catholique de Louvain)

Marko Robnik Šikonja (University of Ljubljana)

Programme chairs

Andy Lücking (Université Paris Cité, Goethe University Frankfurt)

Chiara Mazzocconi, (Aix-Marseille Université)

Darinka Verdonik (University of Maribor)

Local organising committee

Špela Antloga (University of Maribor)

Darinka Verdonik (University of Maribor)


The SemDial 2023 – MariLogue proceedings are available for download as PDF.