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Full Title: Language, Music, and Computing

Short Title: LMAC-2017
Location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Start Date: 17-Apr-2017 - 19-Apr-2017
Contact: Polina Eismont
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Meeting Description: Second International Workshop on Language, Music, and Computing

Organized by:

- Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
- Saint Petersburg State Conservatoire named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov

Aims of the Workshop:

To encourage interdisciplinary communication and collaboration of linguists, musicians and IT-specialists in the sphere of some actual problems, among which are the following:

1. Language and music acquisition; influence of music skills on language acquisition and language processing; influence of linguistic skills on music acquisition; relationship between music and language training.
2. Linguistic and music knowledge, their structure and functioning; explicit and implicit knowledge of music and language; similarities and differences in understanding of music and language.
3. Automatic classification of linguistic and music knowledge; formal models of linguistic and music knowledge; musical information retrieval vs. linguistic information retrieval.

This year special topics of the workshop are:

- Formal representation of language and music: differences and similarities
- Sound corpora in music and linguistics

Keynote Speakers:

1. Sabine Iatridou, USA
2. Sergi Jordà, Spain
3. Merryl Goldberg, USA
4. Elena Riekhakainen, Russia

Languages of the conference: Russian & English (some sessions will be simultaneously translated)
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 27.4775

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