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Full Title: 18th Conference on Formal Grammar

      
Short Title: FG-2013
Location: Duesseldorf, Germany
Start Date: 10-Aug-2013 - 11-Aug-2013
Contact: Mark-Jan Nederhof
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~mjn/FG2013/
Meeting Description: FG provides a forum for the presentation of new and original research on formal grammar, mathematical linguistics and the application of formal and mathematical methods to the study of natural language. Themes of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Formal and computational phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics
- Model-theoretic and proof-theoretic methods in linguistics
- Logical aspects of linguistic structure
- Constraint-based and resource-sensitive approaches to grammar
- Learnability of formal grammar
- Integration of stochastic and symbolic models of grammar
- Foundational, methodological and architectural issues in grammar and linguistics
- Mathematical foundations of statistical approaches to linguistic analysis

Previous conferences in this series have welcomed papers from a wide variety of frameworks.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.165


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