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Fri Oct 13 2000

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  1. Martin Cmejrek, Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 15

Message 1: Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 15

Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 12:09:57 +0200 (CEST)
From: Martin Cmejrek <>
Subject: Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 15

 The Vilem Mathesius Centre for
	Research and Education in Semiotics and Linguistics
 Charles University, Prague

 			Presents the

 Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 15

 March 19 - 30, 2001
 Krystal Hotel, J. Marti Street
 Prague, Czech Republic



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The sixteenth cycle of the Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series, organized by
the Vilem Mathesius Centre for Research and Education in Semiotics and
Linguistics (Charles University), will be held in Prague, Czech Republic,
from March 19 until 30, 2001. The scientific programme will consist of
the following invited courses (for preliminary time-schedule see below):

* Nicoletta Calzolari (University of Pisa, Italy): Semantics and
Lexicon in Corpora

* Wolfgang Dressler (University of Vienna, Austria): Morphopragmatics:
A New Subfield Integrating Morphology and Pragmatics

* Julia Hirschberg (AT&T, New Jersey, USA): tba (topic: Sentence

* Frederick Jelinek (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,
USA): Language Modelling for Speech Recognition

* Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, USA): tba (topic:
Grammars and Corpora)

* Martin Kay (Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA): title to be
confirmed (topic: Computational Linguistics)

* Helmut Schnelle (Universitaet Bochum, Germany): Language in the

* Oliviero Stock (Trento, Italy): to be confirmed (topic: Applied
Natural Language Processing)

* Ken Turner (Univerity of Sussex, Brighton, England): Conditionals
(from different points of view)

* Hans Uszkoreit (Universitaet des Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany):
tba (topic: Computational Linguistics)

* David Yarowski (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA): tba
(topic: Stochastic Methods)

In addition, the following professors from the Czech Republic have
been invited: Jan Hajic, Eva Hajicova, Frantisek Cermak, Libuse Duskova,
Jarmila Panevova, Jaroslav Peregrin, Petr Sgall.

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For participants from post-communist countries, a limited number of
grants is available, which would cover the tuition fee and
accommodation, with a small amount of pocket money. In addition, we
hope to be able to contribute towards the travel costs (up to 200
euro), to those grantees who have no other means for supporting their
trip. The deadline for application for the grants is **DECEMBER 15,

The participation fee for VMC 16 is USD 350, which includes tuition
fee, accommodation, and lunches. In order to ensure accommodation,
(paying) participants should register before **FEBRUARY 17, 2001**.

Please contact Mrs. Brdickova or Prof. Hajicova at the following address
for registration or further information.

 Mrs. Libuse Brdickova
 Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics
 Malostranske nam. 25
 CZ-11800 Praha 1
 Czech Republic
 (phone) ++420-2-2191-4278
 (fax) ++420-2-2191-4309

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