Workshop

THE MEANING OF NUMERALS

COGNITIVE, EXPERIMENTAL, AND SEMANTIC PERSPECTIVES

Program

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

9:15 - 9:30Registration
9:30 - 10:00Welcoming remarks
10:00 - 11:00Lisa Bylinina: Remarks on numerals and polarity
11:00 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 11:50Brian Buccola & Andreas Haida: "At least" vs. "more than": Explaining ignorance in terms of relevance of speaker belief
11:50 - 12:20Despina Oikonomou: Inverse Scope in CLLD: Why numerals have it?
12:20 - 13:50Lunch break
13:50 - 14:20Mira Ariel: Numerous puzzles
14:20 - 14:50Pavel Caha & Marcin Wągiel: Universal semantic features and the typology of numerals
14:50 - 15:10Coffee break
15:10 - 15:40Paul Egré: Justified Approximation: Around vs. Between
15:40 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 18:00Poster session
19:00Conference Dinner (Cô Chu)

Thursday, March 28, 2019

10:00 - 11:00Véronique Izard: Children's knowledge of Integers
11:00 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 11:50Lyn Tieu, Nichola Shelton & Alexandre Cremers: Revisiting young children's understanding of modified numerals
11:50 - 12:20Alexandre Cremers, Jakub Dotlacil, Elizabeth Coppock & Floris Roelofsen: Explaining ignorance inferences and roundness effects of modified numerals
12:20 - 13:50Lunch break
13:50 - 14:50Chris Cummins: "Rationality" and number interpretation in L1 and L2
14:50 - 15:10Coffee break
15:10 - 15:40Peter Gärdenfors & Paula Quinon: Situated counting
15:40 - 16:10Gordon Briggs, Christina Wasylyshyn & Paul Bello: Integrating Models of Attention, Numerical Perception, and Quantified Language Generation
16:10 - 16:30Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00Christoph Hesse & Anton Benz: The approximate number sense bootstraps scalar implicature of comparatively modified numerals in impoverished contexts
17:00 - 17:30Closing remarks

Accepted talks

Mira Ariel: Numerous puzzles
Gordon Briggs, Christina Wasylyshyn and Paul Bello: Integrating Models of Attention, Numerical Perception, and Quantified Language Generation
Brian Buccola and Andreas Haida: "At least" vs. "more than": Explaining ignorance in terms of relevance of speaker belief
Pavel Caha and Marcin Wągiel: Universal semantic features and the typology of numerals
Alexandre Cremers, Jakub Dotlacil, Elizabeth Coppock and Floris Roelofsen: Explaining ignorance inferences and roundness effects of modified numerals
Peter Gärdenfors and Paula Quinon: Situated counting
Despina Oikonomou: Inverse Scope in CLLD: Why numerals have it?
Lyn Tieu, Nichola Shelton and Alexandre Cremers: Revisiting young children's understanding of modified numerals

Accepted posters

Andreas Haida and Tue Trinh: Notes on counting and L-analyticity
Teodora Mihoc: Ignorance and polarity sensitivity in modified numerals and beyond
Melissa Nieves Rivera and John Grinstead: Interpretations of Numerals: Integrating Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Approaches
Ruby Sleeman: The second best word order: How ordinals restrict superlatives and why it's not reciprocated