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  1. Don Walker, Reversible Grammar Conference
  2. Jean-Marc Fellous, Workshop on Emotions
  3. Gordon Dixon, Literary and Linguistic Computing contents pages

Message 1: Reversible Grammar Conference

Date: Thu, 13 Dec 90 13:53:30 -0500
From: Don Walker <walkerflash.bellcore.com>
Subject: Reversible Grammar Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Reversible Grammar in Natural Language Processing

17 June 1991
University of California
Berkeley, California, USA

A workshop sponsored by the
Special Interest Groups on Generation (SIGGEN) and Parsing (SIGPARSE)
of the
Association for Computational Linguistics
and supported by the
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

TOPICS OF INTEREST: The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers whose work concerns problems of reversible grammar systems that are designed for, or may find applications in, Natural Language Processing. Papers are invited on significant, original and unpublished research on all aspects of reversible grammars, including, but not limited to:

(1) Reversible computation (multi-directional and non-directional computation; algorithms for program inversion and transformation; efficiency issues);
(2) Reversible natural language systems (parsers and generators for reversible grammars; reversibility of unification-based grammars; new architectures for reversible natural language processing; knowledge representation issues; reversible machine translation; lexicons for bidirectional systems; reversibility in discourse processing);
(3) Reversible grammars in linguistic theory (formal characterization; reversibility within various grammatical frameworks, eg., GB, LFG, GPSG, HPSG, TAG, categorial grammars; reversibility in rule-based and principle-based approaches; reversibility and semantic compositionality).

FORMAT OF SUBMISSION: Authors should submit four copies of their papers in hard copy form. Papers should be a minimum of four pages and a maximum of ten single-spaced pages (exclusive of references). The title page should include the title, full names of all authors and their complete addresses including electronic addresses where applicable, and a short (5 line) summary. Submissions that do not conform to this format will not be reviewed. Send submissions to:

Tomek Strzalkowski
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
715 Broadway, Room 704
New York, NY 10003, USA
tomekcs.nyu.edu
(+1-212) 998-3496

SCHEDULE: Papers must be received by 1 March 1991 (NOT 31 March, as in a previous release). Authors will be notified of acceptance by 5 April 1991. A camera-ready copy of the final paper prepared in the two-column format must be received by 10 May 1991. Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings published by the ACL.

WORKSHOP INFORMATION: The workshop is held in connection with the 29th Meeting of the ACL (18-21 June). Local arrangements are being handled by Peter Norvig (Division of Computer Science, University of California, 573 Evans Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, (+1-415) 642-9533, norvigteak.berkeley.edu).

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Marc Dymetman, Gertjan van Noord, Patrick Saint-Dizier, Tomek Strzalkowski.

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Message 2: Workshop on Emotions

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 90 11:53:12 PST
From: Jean-Marc Fellous <fellous%pipiens.usc.eduusc.edu>
Subject: Workshop on Emotions


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| CALL FOR PAPERS |
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The Center For Neural Engineering of the university of Southern California invites all students interested in Emotions to submit a paper to be eventually presented during a one-day Workshop (of a date t.b.a. at the End of February 1991).

The Workshop is opened to Graduate students (MA,MS,PhD) and College Seniors irrespective to their major (faculty will only be considered for publication), having pursued (or pursuing) research activities on such aspects of Emotions as

- The nature of Emotion
- The physiology of Emotion
- The perception of Emotions
- (Psycho-)Linguistic issues related to Emotion
- The relations between Emotion and Cognition
- Developemental aspects of Emotion
- Artificial Intelligence models of Emotions
- Neural network models of Emotions
- Philosophical issues of Emotion and reductionism
- ...

Applicants should send a 2 page summary of the proposed paper and a letter of motivation in which they state their status, major, interests, name, address and telephone number (for reply).

Materials should be submitted by January 31st to

Jean-Marc Fellous
Center for Neural Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles CA 90089-2520
Telephone (213) 740 3506
email fellousrana.usc.edu

ps: Travel expenses will not be covered by the CNE, but lunch will be provided.

pps: Authors of the chosen papers will receive a copy of the presented papers (by mail if they could not attend the Workshop).

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Message 3: Literary and Linguistic Computing contents pages

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 90 16:43:48 GMT
From: Gordon Dixon <YMUM19prime-a.central-services.umist.ac.uk>
Subject: Literary and Linguistic Computing contents pages

From: Gordon Dixon, Editor-in-Chief
Literary and Linguistic Computing
Institute of Advanced Studies
Manchester Polytechnic.
G.DIXONUK.AC.MANCHESTER

Contents for the next two issues of Literary and Linguistic Computing

VOLUME 5 NUMBER 4, 1990

In Search of the Individual, Brazil, Portugal and London, 1841-1915
J. M. COLSON, R. F. COLSON, and D. C. DOULTON

Computer Usage Changes at the Dictionary of American Regional English in the 80's
L. von SCHNEIDEMESSER

Methodological Issues Regarding Corpus-based Analyses of Linguistic Variation
D. BIBER

Knowledge Representation for Text Interpretation
J. de VUYST

Introduction to Special Section: Papers from the Literature Workshop, Conference on Computers and Teaching in the Humanities, April 1990
S. HOCKEY

A Guide Through the Labyrinth: Dicken's Little Dorrit as Hypertext
K. SUTHERLAND

Analysing Italian Renaissance Poetry: The Oxford Text Searching System
D. ROBEY

Using OCP: A Study of Characterisation in the Two Don Quixotes
G. SAN ROMAN

CONSTRUE: The Evolution of a Study Aid for Literary Texts
G. NEAL

Reports from Colloquia at Tubingen

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting

Chairman's Report
S. HOCKEY

Treasurer's Report 1989
J. ROPER

Secretary's Report
T. CORNS

Effective Editing
G. DIXON

Representatives Report
Medieval German Texts

Diary

News and Notes

Documents Received

New Publications

Book Review

Notes on Contributors

VOLUME 6 NUMBER 1, 1991

Unification-based diagnosis of language learners' syntax errors
M. A. COVINGTON and K. B. WEINRICH

George Wilkins and the First Two Acts of Pericles: New Evidence from Function Words
MacD. P. JACKSON

Collating with Microsoft WORD
W. SCHIPPER

Introduction to the Special Section on Computers and Medieval Studies
M. DEEGAN

The Princeton Index of Christian Art, 1990: Update and Prospects
B. CASSIDY

Medieval Image Databases: Aspects of Cooperation and Exchange
G. JARITZ

Digital Image-processing and the Beowulf Manuscript
K. KIERNAN

Computational Analysis of Franco-Italian
L. Z. MORGAN

Medieval Texts and the Text Encoding Initiative
C. M. SPERBERG-McQUEEN

Computational Stylistics: Progress and Prospects
A. ARMOUR

The Computerized National Archaeological Record for England - its Development and Future Potential for Medieval Studies
R. LEECH

The Beowulf Workstation: a Model for Computer-Assisted Literary Pedagogy
P. W. CONNER

The Index of Charms: Purpose, Design and Implementation
L. OLSAN and S. E. PARNELL

Representatives Reports
Japan Terminology Association
UK Literary Computing
Slavonic

Diary

News and Notes

Documents Received

New Publications

Best wishes for the Festive Season.

Gordon.

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