LINGUIST List 10.810

Mon May 24 1999

Calls: Dialogue and Prosody, Computational Linguistics

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Directory

  1. Marc Swerts, ETRW on Dialogue and Prosody
  2. Priscilla Rasmussen, EACL'99 and ACL'99 Reminders

Message 1: ETRW on Dialogue and Prosody

Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 11:55:21 -0400
From: Marc Swerts <mswertsresearch.att.com>
Subject: ETRW on Dialogue and Prosody


ESCA workshop on Dialogue and Prosody.
European Speech Communication Association
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
1-3 September 1999
(Satellite of Eurospeech99)

Main theme of the workhop is on the exploitation of prosody in spoken
dialogue systems, both in recognition/understanding and
generation/synthesis.

http://www.tue.nl/ipo/sli/index.html

Information is available now concerning the preliminary
programme. Early registration closes July 1st, 1999.

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Message 2: EACL'99 and ACL'99 Reminders

Date: Sun, 23 May 99 17:47:23 EDT
From: Priscilla Rasmussen <rasmussecs.rutgers.edu>
Subject: EACL'99 and ACL'99 Reminders



 EACL '99

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

 TAKING REGISTRATIONS NOW !

 http://www.hit.uib.no/eacl99

 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:
 http://www.hit.uib.no/eacl99

 Welcome to Bergen !

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

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

_________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________

			CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

		 EACL'99 TUTORIALS PROGRAMME

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.


TIME TABLE

 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 http://ilk.kub.nl/~walter/eacl/prog.html

The URL for the EACL'99 homepage is http://www.hit.uib.no/eacl99

 -- Walter Daelemans <Walter.Daelemanskub. nl>

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 ACL '99

 37th Annual Meeting of the
 Association for Computational Linguistics
 University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA 
 			 June 20-26, 1999

 TAKING REGISTRATIONS NOW !

 http://www.mri.mq.edu.au/conf/acl99 

 The ACL '99 conference this year will offer a larger and more
 diversified program than ever before. Below is a Program Overview.
 Detailed information and the entire registration brochure may be
 found at the website above. The registration brochure has also been
 sent to all ACL members in hardcopy on 19th April, 1999. If you
 would like an emailed version of the VERY LONG brochure, please contact
 Priscilla Rasmussen at aclaclweb.org. We also plan to have the
 online registration working (hopefully) before the end of May.

 -----------------------------------------------------------

	19 June		Registration and Tutorial Reception
 20 June		Tutorials--3 morning and 3 afternoon 
 21-22 June	Workshops--4 1-day and 2 2-day workshops
 23-26 June	Technical, Thematic, and Student Sessions
 			(23rd and 26th Technical, 24th and 25th
 			Thematic and Student sessions); Invited
 			Speakers: Marti Hearst, Sadaoki Furui,
 			and George Miller. ACL Business Meeting
 			and Student Member Lunch Meeting.
 			Social program (Opening Reception, 22nd
 			June, and Banquet, 23rd June)

 -----------------------------------------------------------

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

 			We hope to see you there!

 		Robert Dale and Kenneth Church, Program Chairs 
 		 Bonnie Dorr, Local Arrangements Chair

______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________


 CO-LOCATED MEETING: There will also be a co-located symposium, 
 Computer-Mediated Language Assessment and Evaluation in Natural Language 
 Processing, organized by Mari Broman Olsen. This symposium will take 
 place Tuesday, June 22nd on the University of Maryland campus. For 
 further information, please contact Mari Olsen, molsenumiacs.umd.edu 
 or see the web http://umiacs.umd.edu/~molsen/acl-iall 

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