LINGUIST List 10.937

Thu Jun 17 1999

Calls: Distinctive Feature Theory, JASS Journal

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  1. cdft, Distinctive Feature Theory
  2. Nikitas Assimakopoulos, JASS Journal

Message 1: Distinctive Feature Theory

Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 16:57:56 +0200
From: cdft <>
Subject: Distinctive Feature Theory


 October 7-9, 1999

Zentrum f\252r Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
 Berlin, Germany

The theme of this conference is the role of distinctive features in
phonological theory. In addition to several invited speakers there
will be slots for 10-16 papers. Invited speakers who have agreed to
participate are:

 G.N. Clements
 Abigail C. Cohn
 Aditi Lahiri
 Richard Wiese
 Moira Yip

Organizing committee: Antony D. Green, T.A. Hall, and Ursula Kleinhenz

Abstracts are invited on papers which focus on the role of features with
emphasis on the
following topics:

 1. Feature geometry and underspecification
 2. Autosegmental phonology (e.g. harmony and tone)
 3. The relationship between phonological features and phonetic

Papers will be 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes discussion.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is July 16, 1999.

There will be no conference fees.

Send four copies of a one page abstract (three anonymous, one camera
ready with name and
affiliation) to:

CDFT organizers
Zentrum f\252r Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Jaegerstr. 10-11
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49-30-20192-574, +49-30-20192-570, +49-30-20192-499
Fax: +49-30-20192-402


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Message 2: JASS Journal

Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 14:40:40 +0100
From: Nikitas Assimakopoulos <>
Subject: JASS Journal

Methodologies and Applications for Systems Approaches
		[ JASS ]

For guidelines and addresses:

Topics of interest to JASS include :

\183 Applications of cybernetics using the viable system model
\183 Applications of interactive planning methodology
\183 Applications of soft systems methodology
\183 Applied cybernetics in medicine
\183 Applied living systems
\183 Applied sociocybernetics
\183 Cognitive patterns
\183 Complex systems
\183 Conceptual systemic models
\183 Control systems
\183 Critical systems thinking
\183 Culture of peace
\183 Decision support systems
\183 Dynamical systems approaches
\183 Electronic service systems (Internet, Intranet, Extranet, Deltanet)
\183 Human-centered systems
\183 Human-computer interaction
\183 Intelligent systems engineering
\183 Intelligent tutoring systems
\183 Knowledge based systems
\183 Law systems
\183 Multimedia systems
\183 Problem structuring approaches
\183 Project management using systemic approaches
\183 Religious systems
\183 Semiotic approaches
\183 Social systems design
\183 Systemic metaphors
\183 Systemic reengineering
\183 Systems - metasystems and decisions - metadecisions
\183 Systems and design education
\183 Systems approaches for information systems
\183 Systems thinking for total quality management
\183 Total systems intervention
\183 Virtual communities

There is no time limit for the submission of papers.
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