Dr. Anton Benz

Presentations & Poster

Staff talk

Precision and Vagueness: Social meaning in Bayesian games

Benz, Anton

Social Meaning & Semantics/Pragmatics of Harmful Speech (virtual)

18.02.2021 - 19.02.2021

ZAS Berlin


Staff talk

Where Truth and Optimality Part. Experiments on Implicatures with Epistemic Adverbs

Bleotu, Camelia Adina, Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner

Sensus (virtual)

26.09.2020 - 27.09.2020

University of Massachusetts


Staff poster talk

Shadow Playing with Romanian 5-Year-Olds. Epistemic Adverbs Are a Kind of Magic!

Bleotu, Camelia Adina, Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner

Sensus (virtual)

26.09.2020 - 27.09.2020

University of Massachusetts


Staff talk

Shadow Playing with Romanian 5-Year-Olds. Epistemic Adverbs Are a Kind of Magic!

Bleotu, Camelia Adina, Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner

ELM: Experiments in Linguistic Meaning (virtual)

16.09.2020 - 18.09.2020

University of Pennsylvania


Staff poster talk

Where Truth and Optimality Part. Experiments on Implicatures with Epistemic Adverbs

Bleotu, Camelia Adina, Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner

ELM: Experiments in Linguistic Meaning (virtual)

16.09.2020 - 18.09.2020

University of Pennsylvania


Staff talk

Diverse mechanisms explain scalar diversity

Breheny, Richard, Chao Sun, Nicole Gotzner & Anton Benz

AG 13: Diversity in pragmatic inferences: experimental data, computational models, and the semantics/pragmatics interface, 42. DGfS-Jahrestagung 2020

05.03.2020 - 06.03.2020

Universität Hamburg


Staff poster talk

Generating embedded implicatures: A theory and experimental evidence

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Linguistic Evidence 2020

13.02.2020 - 15.02.2020

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen


Staff poster talk

Approaching scalar diversity using multiple mechanisms

Sun, Chao, Anton Benz, Nicole Gotzner & Richard Breheny

XPrag.de Annual Meeting

20.11.2019 - 21.11.2019

ZAS, Berlin


Staff talk

Embedded Implicatures in Comprehension and Production

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

XPrag.de Annual Meeting

20.11.2019 - 21.11.2019

ZAS, Berlin


Staff poster talk

Embedded Implicatures in Comprehension and Production

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Xprag Italy

19.09.2019 - 20.09.2019

University of Cagliari


Staff talk invited

Generation of modified numerals in an interactive question answering system

Hesse, Christoph & Anton Benz

Kognitive Benutzerschnittstellen

04.07.2019 - 05.07.2019

BTU Cottbus


Staff poster talk

Embedded Implicatures in Comprehension and Production

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Xprag Biennual Meeting

19.06.2019 - 21.06.2019

University of Edinburgh

Abstract


Staff poster talk

Approaching scalar diversity through RSA with Lexical Uncertainty

Sun, Chao, Richard Breheny, Nicole Gotzner & Anton Benz

The 8th Experimental Pragmatics conference

19.06.2019 - 21.06.2019

University of Edinburgh

Abstract


Staff poster talk

Interplay of scalar and manner implicature

Gotzner, Nicole, Stephanie Solt & Anton Benz

The semantics and pragmatics of gradable adjectives (XPrag ADJ19)

23.05.2019-24.05.2019

Universität zu Köln


Staff talk

Bayes und sprachliche Bedeutung

Benz, Anton

Leibniz-Konvent: Künstliche Intelligenz

22.03.2019

Leibniz Gemeinschaft, Berlin


Staff talk

Producing implicature of complex sentences: The case of embedded some

Benz, Anton

Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics

26.09.2018 – 28.09.2018

U Bochum


Staff talk

Giving the wrong impression: Strategic use of comparatively modified numerals in a question answering system

Hesse, Christoph & Anton Benz

KONVENS

19.09.2018 - 21.09.2018

Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien


Staff poster talk

Two mechanisms of scalar implicature in comparatively modified numerals

Hesse, Christoph & Anton Benz

AMLaP

06.09.2018 - 08.09.2018

HU Berlin


Staff talk

Implicature of complex sentences: a comprehensive study and a model

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

The pragmatics of quantifiers: implicature and presupposition – experiment and theory

06.06.2018 - 07.06.2018

ZAS


Staff poster talk

Scalar implicature and negative strengthening in different types of gradable adjectives

Gotzner, Nicole, Stephanie Solt & Anton Benz

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 28

18.05.2018 - 20.05.2018

MIT, Cambridge/MA


Staff talk

Generating modified numerals

Hesse, Christoph & Anton Benz

26.04.2018

U Bochum


Staff poster talk

Communicative efficiency and implicature in multi-party conversation

Gotzner, Nicole, Anton Benz & Lisa Raithel

CUNY conference on human language processing

15.03.2018 - 17.03.2018

Davis, California


Staff talk invited

Inferring implicature from production: Interactive experiments and a model

Benz, Anton

DGfS 2018 – AG 16: Applications of probability theory in linguistics

07.03.2018 - 09.03.2018

U Stuttgart


Staff talk

Scalar implicature of modified numerals

Hesse, Christoph & Anton Benz

10.01.2018

U Bochum


Staff talk

Scalar diversity and negative strengthening

Benz, Anton, Carla Bombi Ferrer & Nicole Gotzner

XPrag.de Annual meeting 2017

18.09.2017 - 19.09.2017

U Köln


Staff talk

Scalar diversity and negative strengthening

Benz, Anton, Carla Bombi Ferrer & Nicole Gotzner

Sinn und Bedeutung 22

07.09.2017 - 10.09.2017

U Potsdam


Staff poster talk

Embedded implicature: What can be left unsaid?

Benz, Anton, Lisa Raithel & Nicole Gotzner

Poster, Sinn und Bedeutung 22

07.09.2017 - 10.09.2017

U Potsdam


Staff talk

Upper bounds on modified numerals

Benz, Anton & Christoph Hesse

20.07.2017

ZAS Berlin


Staff poster talk

Embedded implicature: What can be left unsaid?

Benz, Anton, Nicole Gotzner & Lisa Raithel

XPrag 2017

21.06.2017 - 23.06.2017

U Köln


Staff talk

The best response paradigm: Testing for the corner of efficiency

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

The 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop on the Roots of Pragmasemantics

Szklarska Poreba, PL


Staff talk

The Best Response Paradigm: testing for the corner of efficiency

Benz, Anton, Nicole Gotzner & Lisa Raithel

Bochum Workshop on Computational Pragmatics

13.03.2017

U Bochum


Staff talk

Experiments on scalar implicatures of comparatively modified numerals

Benz, Anton & Christoph Hesse

13.03.2017 - 14.03.2017

U Bochum


Staff poster talk

Rational Choice and Communication

Benz, Anton

2nd Leibniz MMS Days

22.02.2017 - 24.02.2017

TIB Hannover


Staff talk

Embedded Disjunctions and the Best Response Paradigm

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Sinn und Bedeutung

04.09.2016 - 06.09.2016

U Edinburgh, UK

Abstract


Staff poster talk

Generating Surplus Content in a Q/A-Setting

Reuße, Sebastian, Ralf Klabunde, Jon Stevens & Anton Benz

JerSem, 20th Workshop on Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

16.07.2016 - 18.07.2016

U Rutgers, USA

Abstract


Staff talk

Embedded disjunctions and the Best Response Paradigm

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Disjunction Days: Theoretical and experimental perspectives on the semantics and pragmatics of disjunction

02.06.2016 - 03.06.2016

ZAS, Berlin


Staff talk

The best response: Speaker rationality in an interactive paradigm

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Rationality, Probability, and Pragmatics

25.05.2016 - 27.05.2016

ZAS


Staff poster talk

The best response paradigm. A new paradigm to test implicit meaning

Gotzner, Nicole & Anton Benz

AMLaP 2015

03.09.2015 - 05.09.2015

U Malta


Staff talk

Testing implicatures of complex sentences

Gotzner, Nicole & Anton Benz

48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea

02.09.2015 - 05.09.2015

U Leiden, NL


Staff talk

A strategic reasoning model for generating alternative answers

Stevens, Jon, Anton Benz, Sebastian Reuße & Ralf Klabunde

ACL 2015

27.07.2015 - 29.07.2015

Beijing


Staff talk

The best response paradigm: A new paradigm to test implicatures of complex sentences

Gotzner, Nicole & Anton Benz

The XPrag.de Annual Meeting

26.06.2015 - 27.06.2015

U Göttingen

Webseite


Staff talk

Pragmatic query answering: Results from a quantitative evaluation

Stevens, Jon, Anton Benz, Sebastian Reuße & Ralf Klabunde

NLDB 2015

17.06.2015 - 19.06.2015

U Passau


Staff talk

The best response paradigm: A new paradigm to test implicatures of complex sentences

Gotzner, Nicole & Anton Benz

Formal and experimental pragmatics: methodological issues of a nascent liaison

01.06.2015 - 03.06.2015

ZAS Berlin

Abstract


Staff talk

Alternative Properties in Indirect Answers and their Implicatures

Benz, Anton & Jon Stevens

The 16th Szklarska Poreba Workshop on the Roots of Pragmasemantics

20.02.2015 - 23.02.2015

Szklarska Poreba

Webseite


Staff talk

Indirect Answers and their Implicatures

Benz, Anton & Jon Stevens

Workshop on Pragmatic Enrichment

07.11.2014

U Lille


Staff talk

Implicature in complex sentences from a game-theoretic perspective

Benz, Anton

CUNY Pragmatics Workshop: Relevance, Games, and Communication

14.10.2014 - 15.10.2014

CUNY


Staff talk

Indirect answers as potential solutions to decision problems

Stevens, Jon, Anton Benz, Sebastian Reuße, Ronja Laarmann-Quante & Ralf Klabunde

18th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

01.09.2014 - 03.09.2014

U Edinburgh


Staff talk

The Game-Theoretic Approach to Pragmatics: Analysing Different Kinds of implicature

Benz, Anton

Workshop on Different Views on Pragmatics

26.08.2014

SDU Kolding, DK


Staff talk

Embedded implicatures revisited: Issues with the Truth-Value Judgment Paradigm

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Formal and Experimental Pragmatics, ESSLLI Workshop

11.08.2014 - 15.08.2014

U Tübingen

Webseite


Staff talk

Dialogue act annotation and modeling in a non- cooperative domain

Reuße, Sebastian, Jon Stevens, Anton Benz, Ralf Klabunde & Ronja Laarmann-Quante

6th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics

22.05.2014 - 24.05.2014

Las Palmas


Staff talk

Implicatures of Complex Sentences: Some Theory and Some Experiments

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

Research Colloquium Philosophy and Cognitive Science

08.05.2014

U Bochum


Staff talk

Game Theoretical Approaches to Implicature in Complex Sentences

Benz, Anton

Workshop on Game Theoretical Approaches to Implicature in Complex Sentences

28.04.2014 - 29.04.2014

ZAS Berlin


Staff talk

Error Models and Implicature in Complex Sentences

Benz, Anton

Workshop on Game Theoretical Approaches to Implicature in Complex Sentences

28.04.2014 - 29.04.2014

ZAS Berlin


Staff poster talk

Pragmatic constraints on automatic answer generation in sales dialogue

Reuße, Sebastian, Ronja Laarmann-Quante, Ralf Klabunde, Anton Benz & Jon Stevens

Annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS)

05.03.2014 - 07.03.2014

U Marburg


Staff talk

Embedded implicatures revisited: Issues with the Truth-Value Judgment Paradigm

Benz, Anton & Nicole Gotzner

15th Sklarska Poreba Worskshop

21.02.2014 - 24.02.2014

Szklarska Poreba

https://sites.google.com/site/szklarskaporebaworkshop/


Staff talk

Ein Bayesisches Modell für 'More than n' Implikaturen

Benz, Anton

Oberseminar am Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft

18.11.2013

U Tübingen


Staff talk

Discourse Coherence, Information Structure and Implicatures: An Introduction

Benz, Anton & Katja Jasinskaja

Workshop Discourse Coherence, Information Structure, and Implicatures at ESSLLI

05.08.2013 - 09.08.2013

U Düsseldorf


Staff talk

Causal Baysian Networks, Signalling Games and Implicature of 'More than n'

Benz, Anton

ESSLLI Workshop on Bayesian Natural Language Semantics and Pragmatics (BNLSP 13)

04.08.2013 - 09.08.2013

U Düsseldorf


Staff talk

From optimality theory to error models: A case study of the comparative quantifier 'More than'

Benz, Anton

The 14th Szklarska Poreba Workshop

01.03.2013 - 04.03.2013

Szklarska Poreba

http://szklarska2013.hlotze.com/


Staff talk

Communication, games, and errors

Benz, Anton

Game Theory and Pragmatics Meeting

05.10.2012 - 06.10.2012

ZAS, Berlin

http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/1602.html#c6990


Staff talk

Implicatures in discourse: some observations and ideas

Benz, Anton & Katja Jasinskaja

Game Theory and Pragmatics Meeting

05.10.2012 - 06.10.2012

ZAS, Berlin

http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/1602.html#c6989


Staff talk

Modelling Dynamics: A frame-based classification of eventities

Schalley, Andrea & Anton Benz

Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science, CTF12

22.08.2012 - 24.08.2012

U Düsseldorf


Staff talk

Generierung und Implikaturen: Warum Generierungsmodelle für spieltheoretische Modelle konversationeller Implikaturen wichtig sind

Benz, Anton

Workshop 'Äußerungsgenerierung'

29.06.2012 - 30.06.2012

U Bochum


Staff talk

Database Queries and Exhaustification

Benz, Anton

New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics

26.05.2012 - 28.05.2012

U Lodz (PL)


Staff talk

On speaker errors in game-theoretic pragmatics

Benz, Anton

Modeling Strategic Reasoning

20.02.2012 - 24.02.2012

Lorentz Center, Leiden (NL)


Staff talk

Conceptual differentiation and object-orientation

Benz, Anton & Andrea Schalley

The 13th Szklarska Poreba Workshop

09.02.2012 - 13.02.2012

Szklarska Poreba (PL)

http://szklarska2012.hlotze.com/


Staff talk

Feedback und Fehler in der Grice'schen Pragmatik

Benz, Anton

Linguistisches Kolloquium

13.12.2011

U Duisburg-Essen


Staff talk

Conversational Agents in a Virtual World

Adolphs, Peter, Anton Benz, Núria Bertomeu Castelló, Xiwen Cheng, Tina Klüwer, Manfred Krifka, Alexandra Strekalova, Hans Uszkoreit & Feiyu Xu

34th Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, KI 2011

04.10.2011 - 07.10.2011

TU Berlin


Staff talk

Discourse Structuring Questions and Scalar Implicatures

Benz, Anton & Fabienne Salfner

Ninth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation

26.09.2011 - 30.09.2011

U Kutaisi (GE)

http://www.illc.uva.nl/Tbilisi/Tbilisi2011/Programme/Abstracts_General_Programme/


Staff talk

A decision-theoretic approach to finding optimal responses to over-constrained queries in a conceptual search space

Benz, Anton, Núria Bertomeu & Alexandra Strekalova

Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, SemDial 2011

21.09.2011 - 23.09.2011

Institute for Creative Technologies, Los Angeles

Abstract


Staff talk

A game theoretic model with errors and feedback for Gricean pragmatics

Benz, Anton

Kolloquium am Sprachwissenschaftlichen Institut

09.06.2011

U Bochum


Staff talk

Errors and feedback in pragmatics

Benz, Anton

The 12th Szklarska Poreba Workshop

11.03.2011 - 15.03.2011

Szklarska Poreba (PL)


Staff talk

Implicatures and discourse structure - an introduction

Benz, Anton, Katja Jasinskaja & Fabienne Salfner

DGfS-Jahrestagung

23.02.2011 - 25.02.2011

U Göttingen


Staff talk

Conceptual spaces for matching and representing preferences

Benz, Anton & Alexandra Strekalova

Tandem Workshop on Optimality in Language and Geometric Approaches to Cognition

11.12.2010 - 13.12.2010

ZAS Berlin


Staff talk

Optimal completion and implicatures of complex sentences: a game theoretic approach

Benz, Anton

Workshop of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics, Lenls 7

18.11.2010 - 20.11.2010

Campus Innovation Centre, Tokyo


Staff talk

Ergativity and the object-oriented representation of verb meaning

Benz, Anton

Workshop on verbal semantics

01.10.2010

U Aarhus


Staff talk

Implicature and natural information

Benz, Anton

Talk for USCKI Incognito Study Group

23.04.2010

HU Berlin


Staff talk

How much reasoning about each other do we need for conversation?

Benz, Anton

The 11th Szklarska Poreba Workshop

11.03.2010 - 14.03.2010

Szklarska Poreba (PL)


Staff talk

Matching and representing preferences

Benz, Anton & Alexandra Strekalova

The 11th Szklarska Poreba Workshop

11.03.2010 - 14.03.2010

Szklarska Poreba (PL)


Staff talk

Implicatures and the recognition of speaker intentions in a game theoretic model

Benz, Anton

ILCLI international workshop on cognitive science, IWCogSc-10

10.02.2010 - 12.02.2010

U del País Vasco, Donostia-San Sebastian


Staff talk

Tutorial on games and pragmatics I/II

Benz, Anton

ILCLI international workshop on cognitive science, IWCogSc-10

10.02.2010 - 12.02.2010

U del País Vasco, Donostia-San Sebastian


Staff talk

Choosing the right dialogue strategy

Bertomeu, Núria & Anton Benz

04.12.2009

ZAS Berlin


Staff talk

Discourse relations and embedded relevance implicatures - some remarks and observations about their interdependencies

Benz, Anton & Fabienne Salfner

8th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation

21.09.2009 - 25.09.2009

Bakuriani (GE)


Staff talk

Conceptual differentiation and inheritance: An object-oriented approach

Benz, Anton & Andrea Schalley

Second Conference on Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science

26.08.2009

Düsseldorf


Staff talk

On the suspension of implicatures

Benz, Anton

The Tenth Symposium on Logic and Language

26.08.2009 - 29.08.2009

Balatonszemes (H)


Staff talk

Annotation of Joint Projects and Information States in Human-NPC Dialogue

Bertomeu, Núria & Anton Benz

First International Conference on Corpus Linguistics CILC-09

07.05.2009 - 09.05.2009

U Murcia (E)


Staff talk

Implicatures and controlled noise

Benz, Anton

4th Workshop on Optimality Theory and Interpretation

05.05.2009

Utrecht


Staff talk

Ambiguities and relevance implicatures

Benz, Anton

The 10th Szklarska Poreba Workshop 'The Roots of Pragmasemantics'

12.03.2009 - 16.03.2009

Szklarska Poreba (PL)


Staff talk

Implikaturen und Diskursstruktur

Salfner, Fabienne & Anton Benz

Linguistik-Tage in Jena, Arbeitskreis 'Textlinguistik & Diskursanalyse'

24.02.2009 - 26.02.2009

U Jena


Staff talk

Ambiguities in relevance implicatures: The Out-Of-Petrol example

Benz, Anton

3rd Workshop on Optimality Theory and Interpretation

07.11.2008

Groningen


Staff talk

On implicatures of irrelevant answers: A game theoretic approach

Benz, Anton

Formal Semantics in Moscow

05.04.2008

Moskau


Staff talk

Zusammenhang zwischen Diskursstruktur und Implikaturen

Benz, Anton & Fabienne Salfner

Linguistik-Tage in Jena

24.02.2009 - 26.02.2009

U Jena


Staff talk

Implicatures and Preferential Games

Benz, Anton

The 9th Szklarska Poreba Workshop 'The Roots of Pragmasemantics'

21.02.2008 - 25.02.2008

Szklarska Poreba (PL)


Staff talk

Implicatures and games

Benz, Anton

Winter Workshop 2008 on Games, Experiments, and Philosophy

08.01.2008 - 10.01.2008

MPI für Ökonomik, Jena