Workshop on Language, Action and Perception (APL)

Red Rome apple

SLTC workshop, October 25, 2012, Lund, Sweden

Call for papers

The Workshop on Language, Action and Perception (APL) is intended to a be a networking and community building event for researchers that are interested in any form of interaction of natural language with the physical world in a computational framework. Both theoretical and practical proposals are welcome. Example areas include semantic theories of human language, action and perception, situated dialogue, situated language acquisition, grounding of language in action and perception, spatial cognition, generation and interpretation of scene descriptions from images and videos, integrated robotic systems and others. We would also like to welcome researchers from computer vision and robotic communities who are increasingly using linguistic representations such as ontologies to improve image interpretation, object recognition, localisation and navigation.

Programme committee

Johan Boye (KTH)
Robin Cooper (University of Gothenburg)
Nigel Crook (Oxford Brookes University)
Simon Dobnik (University of Gothenburg)
Raquel Fernandez (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
John Kelleher (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Staffan Larsson (University of Gothenburg)
Peter Ljunglöf (Chalmers University of Technology)
Robert Ross (Dublin Institue of Technolog, Ireland)

Invited talks

Johan Boye (KTH) and Gabriel Skantze (KTH)

Submission details

We welcome 2 page extended abstracts formatted according to the SLTC templates for LaTeX and Word.

Please submit your abstract as a pdf document with your author details removed through EasyChair here.

The submitted abstracts will be published on the workshop web-page and the authors will be given an opportunity to present their work at the workshop in a form of brief oral presentations followed by a poster session.

Following the workshop the contributing authors will be invited to submit full-length (8 page) papers to be published in the CEUR Workshop Proceedings (ISSN 1613-0073) online.

Important dates

  • 10 September 2012: abstract submission
  • 17 September 2012: extension of abstract submission deadline
  • 8 October 2012: notification of acceptance
  • 22 October 2012: camera-ready abstracts for publication online

Workshop organisation

If you are coming to the workshop, please don't forget to register for SLTC 2012 here. The registration is sponsored by the GSLT and therefore free for all participants.

The workshop will take place on October 25th 2012 in the room E 1145 of the E building of LTH (Lunds tekniska högskola, a part of Lund university) close to the other two SLTC 2012 workshops. You can find a map here.

The room will have a projector and a wifi connection. Eduroam should allow you to connect to the internet. If you don't have an Eduroam account, let us know in advance to request from the SLTC organisers wifi vouchers.

Workshop programme and proceedings

Workshop organisers

Simon Dobnik, Staffan Larsson, Robin Cooper, Centre for Language Technology and Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Theory of Science, Gothenburg University

Contact details

name [dot] surname [at] gu [dot] se or apl2012 [at] easychair [dot] org

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