LINGUIST List 11.1858

Sat Sep 2 2000

Confs: Info Exploitation & Learning from Text

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  1. Gabriel Pereira Lopes, Text Ling - Info Exploitation & Learning from Text

Message 1: Text Ling - Info Exploitation & Learning from Text

Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2000 18:34:55 +0100
From: Gabriel Pereira Lopes <>
Subject: Text Ling - Info Exploitation & Learning from Text

Dear colleagues,

I would like to invite you to participate in Lisbon on the tutorials
sessions on "Information Exploitation and Learning from Text". This
event will occur in September 15-16, at Institututo Superior T�cnico.

 Complete information can be found at:

It follows a series of workshops and symposia on Machine Learning
applied to Natural languages that will all take place at the same

5th International Colloquium on Grammatical Inference (ICGI-2000),
September 11-13, 2000 ( )

2nd Learning Language In Logic Workshop (LLL 2000), September 13-14,

 4th Meeting of the Interest Group on Computational Natural
Language Learning (CoNLL-2000), September 14, 2000

Fees for those attending any of the previous workshops, simposium or
meeting are reduced. As well as the fees for students. Members of APPIA
pay also reduced fees.

The organization of the tutorial series on "Information Extraction and
Learning from Text" was solicited by the Board of APPIA (the Portuguese
Association for Artificial Intelligence) and its President, Prof. Pavel

The tutorials programme can be found at the web page mentioned above as
well as other important information

We will count with the participation of Gregory Grefenstette (Automatic
Thesaurus Construction); Nuno Marques (Neural nets based POS-tagging and
unsupervised learning of verbal frame subcategorization); Joaquim Ferreira 
da Silva & Gael Dias (Statistical extraction of contiguous and
non-contiguous patterns of words, characters and POS-tags from text);
Raymond Mooney (Inductive Logic Programming for Natural Language);
Walter Daelemans (Memory-Based Language Processing: Applications in
Language Engineering); Dunja Mladenic (Document Categorization by
Modeling Human Expert); Ant�nio Ribeiro (Statistical alignment of parallel 
text and extraction of translation equivalents); Vitor Rocio and Jo�o Balsa
(Symbolic adaptive parsing: declarative fault finding, multi-parsers
correction proposals, results validation and learning)

Event organizer,

Gabriel Pereira Lopes
Departamento de Inform�tica
Faculdade de Ci�ncias e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Quinta da Torre
2825-114 Caparica
phone: (351) 21 294 85 36
fax: (351) 21 294 85 41
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