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Full Title: Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science

      
Short Title: CTF’14
Location: Duesseldorf, Germany
Start Date: 25-Aug-2014 - 27-Aug-2014
Contact: Jens Fleischhauer
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.sfb991.uni-duesseldorf.de/ctf-2014/
Meeting Description: The 4th conference on 'Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science' (CTF’14) will take place on 25–27 August 2014 at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. The conference is intended as an interdisciplinary platform that contributes to the development of a general theory of the structure of representation. Special focus is given to accounts using frames understood as recursive attribute-value structures with functional attributes. The topics range from formalisms to describe frames and their ontological interpretation to applications of frames in the modeling of dynamic aspects of concept formation in science and cognition and the description of natural language semantics.

Invited Speakers:

- Chris Barker (New York University, USA)
- Gerald Penn (University of Toronto, Canada)
- Stathis Psillos (University of Athens, Greece)
- James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, USA)
- Stephen Wechsler (University of Texas, Austin, USA)
- Phillip Wolff (Emory University, Atlanta, USA)

Contact Information:

Program committee: Sebastian Löbner, Rainer Osswald, Gottfried Vosgerau

Email: ctf14@phil.hhu.de

Conference homepage: http://www.sfb991.uni-duesseldorf.de/ctf-2014/
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Semantics; Syntax; Typology
LL Issue: 25.1735


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