Workshop on 'Vague Quantities and Vague Quantifiers (VQ2)'

Preliminary Program

Wednesday, 8 December

9.30-9.45
MANFRED KRIFKA (ZAS Berlin):
Welcome and Introduction

9.45-10.15
STEPHANIE SOLT (ZAS Berlin):
Some cases of vague quantity

10.15-10.45
ALAN BALE (Concordia):
Precision, vagueness, scales and the Back-Down Phenomenon

10.45-11.15
BREAK

11.15-11.45
DENIS BONNAY (Paris Ouest):
Vagueness at all orders

11.45-12.15
PILAR DELLUNDE (UAB):
Model theory for fuzzy predicate languages

12.15-14.00
LUNCH

14.00-14.30
MARIAN KLAMER & ANTOINETTE SCHAPPER (Leiden):
Numbers and vague quantification in Alor Pantar languages: some initial observations

14.30-15.00
RASMUS BÅÅTH, ULI SAUERLAND & SVERKER SIKSTRÖM (ZAS Berlin/Lund):
Quantifier use in English and German: an online study

15.00-15.30
MARIJAN PALMOVIC & GORDANA HRZICA (U Zagreb):
Color terms and quantities: an experimental account

15.30-16.00
BREAK

16.00-16.30
CHRISTOPH ROSCHGER (Technical University Vienna):
Contextual models of vagueness and vague quantifiers

16.30-17.30
Invited Speaker:
VILÉM NOVÁK (U Ostrava):
On the theory of intermediate quantifiers

19.00
WORKSHOP DINNER
Location to be announced

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Thursday, 9 December

9.30-9.45
EVA HOOGLAND (ESF):
ESF, EUROCORES & LogICCC

9.45-10.45
Invited Speaker:
JUSTIN HALBERDA (John Hopkins U):
Approximate numbers and the meaning of "most"

10.45-11.15
BREAK

11.15-11.45
RAQUEL FERNÁNDEZ (ILLC, Amsterdam):
Common ground and granularity of referring expressions

11.45-12.15
CHRIS CUMMINS (Cambridge):
Modelling the pragmatic effects of approximation

12.15-14.00
LUNCH

14.00-14.30
MARIA SPYCHALSKA (Utrecht):
Reasoning with vague quantifiers

14.30-15.00
NIKI PFEIFER, GIUSEPPE SANFILIPPO & ANGELO GILIO (LMU Munich/Palermo/Rome):
Coherent probabilistic quantification, existential import and Aristotelian syllogistics

15.00-15.30
PETR CINTULA (Acad. of Sciences, Czech Republic):
On Hajek's fuzzy quantifiers "probably" and "many"

15.30-16.00
BREAK

16.00-16.30
CHRIS FERMÜLLER (Technical University Vienna):
Is there a role for fuzzy logic in linguistics?

16.30-17.30
Invited Speaker:
JAKUB SZYMANIK (Stockholm U):
Complexity of quantifier processing