Staffan Larsson



Affiliations

I am Professor of Computational Linguistics at the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg.

I am a member of the steering committee of CLASP, as well as Chief Science Officier and co-founder of Talkamatic AB.

I am a member of the Editorial Board of the Journals: Dialogue and Discourse, Journal of Logic and Computation.

My areas of interest include dialogue, dialogue systems, language and cognition, pragmatics, formal semantics, semantic coordination, in-vehicle dialogue systems, philosophy of language.


Publications

My GU page, including my publications in GUP, the publications database at the University of Gothenburg.

My page on Google Scholar

News

Since 2014, I am using Twitter for news.

News archive


Supervision

I have supervised 3 PhD theses (Kristina Lundholm Fors. Jessica Villing, Jenny Myrendal) and co-supervised 1 PhD thesis (Fredrik Kronlid) to completion. I am currently co-supervising 4 PhD theses (Mehdi Ghanimifard, Yuri Bizzoni, Vlad Maraev, Sylvie Saget). 

I am currently supervising 1 masters thesis; I have previously supervised 13 masters theses to completion.


Teaching

Current teaching:

  • Dialogue Systems 1, spring 2018
  • From cognition and communication: Type Theory with Records (PhD course), autumn 2017-spring 2018 
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), spring 2018
Recent teaching:
  • Dialogue Systems 2, autumn 2017
  • Master thesis supervision in Master in Language Technology, 2017
  • Bachelor thesis supervision in Linguistics, 2017
  • Dialogue Systems 1, spring 2017
  • Språkteknologi (Language Technology), 2017
  • NLP, autumn 2017
  • Dialogue Systems 2, autumn 2016
  • Master thesis supervision in Master in Language Technology, 2016
  • Dialogue Systems 1, spring 2016
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), spring 2016
  • Dialogue Systems 2, autumn 2015
  • NLP, autumn 2015
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), autumn 2015
  • Dialogue Systems 1, spring 2015
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), spring 2015
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), autumn 2015
  • Semantik och pragmatik (Linguistics undergraduate course), spring 2014
  • Pragmatics (PhD course), autumn 2013 - spring 2014
  • Lingvistikens grunder: (Linguistic undergraduate course), spring 2014
  • Språkets Teknologier (Language Technologies), spring 2014
  • Lingvistikens grunder: (Linguistic undergraduate course), autumn 2013
  • Semantik och pragmatik (Linguistics undergraduate course), spring 2013
  • Lingvistikens grunder (Linguistics undergraduate course), autumn 2012
  • Classics in linguistic theory (graduate course, course coordinator, main lecturer)

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Current projects

Networks and Types (Swedish Research Council, 2014-2017)

CLASP (Swedish Research Council, 2015-2025)


Completed projects

SAICD (Swedish Research Council, 2010-2014)

SIMSI: Safe In-vehicle Multimodal Interfaces (Vinnova FFI Programme, 2011-2014)

Semantic Coordination in Dialogue, 2008-2011(Swedish Bank Tercentenary Foundation, 2008-2011; main applicant, primary investigator)

DICO (Vinnova 2006-2008)

TALK - Talk and Look, Tools for Ambient Linguistic Knowledge (EC project IST-507802; Reseacher 2004-2006)

SIRIDUS (EC project IST-1999-10516; 2000 - 2002; research assistant, researcher)

D'Homme (Dialogues in the Home Environment) (EC project IST-2000-26280) (occasionally during 2001): research assistant

ILT (Interactive Language Technology) (Vinnova Language Technology Programme Project nr P20018-2A; 2001 -- 2002)

Records, types and computational dialogue semantics (Swedish Research Council project 2002-4879)

TRINDI (EC project LE4-8314; 1998-2000; research assistant)

S-DIME (Nutek/HSFR project F1472/1997; 1997-1998; research assistant)

INDI (Information exchange in dialogue) (Swedish Bank Tercentenary Foundation project 1997-0134; 1997; research assistant)


Conference and reviewing activities 
(incomplete list)
  • reviewer for the Norwegian Science Foundation 2017
  • co-organizer of CONLI 2017
  • reviewer for SIGdial 2017
  • reviewer for SemDial 2017
  • reviewer for Interspeech 2017
  • reviewer for FADLI 2017
  • reviewer for LAML 2017
  • reviewer for EACL 2017
  • reviewer for NLP4CALL 2016
  • reviewer for FETLT 2016
  • reviewer for SALT 2016
  • reviewer for SigDial 2016
  • reviewier for SemDial 2016 (JerSem)
  • reviewer for SALT 2015
  • reviewer for NODALIDA 2015
  • reviewer for Linguistics (journal) 
  • reviewer for Computer Speech and Language (journal)
  • co-organizer and reviewer for SemDial 2015 (goDIAL)
  • reviewer for SemDial 2014 (DialWatt)
  • reviewer for EACL 2013, Discourse and dialogue track
  • reviewer for SemDial 2013 (DialDam)
  • reviewer for  Workshop on Language, Action and Perception (APL) at SLTC 2012
  • reviewer for SemDial 2012 (SeineDial)
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