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Tue Apr 20 1999

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  1. Priscilla Rasmussen, EACL'99 Conference/Tutorial REGISTRATION

Message 1: EACL'99 Conference/Tutorial REGISTRATION

Date: Tue, 20 Apr 99 16:27:45 EDT
From: Priscilla Rasmussen <>
Subject: EACL'99 Conference/Tutorial REGISTRATION

 EACL '99

 9th Conf. of the European Chapter of the 
 Association for Computational Linguistics
 Bergen, June 8-12, 1999


 The EACL '99 conference is this year's biggest academic event in
 Computational Linguistics taking place in Europe. Programme overview:

 June 7 Pre-conference excursion to the fjords
 June 8 Tutorials
 June 9-11 Main sessions, student sessions, posters & demos
 Invited speakers Bruce Croft & Wolfgang Wahlster
 Exhibit & Job Fair
 Social programme (reception & banquet)
 June 12 Workshops

 Please consult the website for the full programme, venue and local
 information, registration and hotel accommodation:

 Welcome to Bergen !

 Henry Thompson & Alex Lascarides, Programme Chairs 
 Koenraad de Smedt, Chair of the Local Organization Committee

 LINGSOFT, University of Bergen (Humanities Faculty), Bergen University
 Fund, Norwegian Ministry of Education, Research and Church affairs




The EACL '99 conference is this year's biggest academic event in
Computational Linguistics taking place in Europe. There will be two
tutorial sessions on June 8th, 1999, with two tutorials each.


 8:30	Registration
 9:30	Start Morning Session (1 and 3 below)
 11:00	Break
 11:30	Morning Session continued
 13:00	Lunch
 14.00	Start Afternoon Session (2 and 4 below)
 15:30	Break
 16.00	Afternoon Session continued
 17:30	End of Sessions

 1. Practical Text Mining
 Lecturer: Ronen Feldman

 2. Natural Language Learning with the Maximum Entropy Framework
 Lecturer: Adwait Ratnaparkhi 

 3. Building Natural Language Generation Systems
 Lecturers: Robert Dale, Ehud Reiter

 4. Lexicography for Computationalists
 Lecturers: Adam Kilgarriff, Michael Rundell

The URL for the tutorials programme (with abstracts and further
information) is

The URL for the EACL'99 homepage is

 -- Walter Daelemans <Walter.Daelemanskub. nl>
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