LINGUIST List 11.2295

Tue Oct 24 2000

Calls: Brain-Machine, MIT/Applicative Constructions

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  1. Ugur HALICI, Brain-Machine'2000
  2. Alec Marantz, MIT Appl(icative) Fest 2001

Message 1: Brain-Machine'2000

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 20:29:14 +0300
From: Ugur HALICI <>
Subject: Brain-Machine'2000

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Notification of deadline & additional information
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20-22 December 2000, Ankara, Turkey
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Conference Homepage:
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The workshop aims to bring together the reasearchers
working in Brain Research, Vision and Machine Intelligence
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Detailed list of topics, keyspeakers/invited talks,
information on paper submission, proceedings/journals,
hotels & tours are available on the conference home page.
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Important Dates:

November 1, 2000 Paper submisison deadline
November 10, 2000 Notification of acceptance
November 20, 2000 Early registration
December 20-22, 2000 Workshop

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Registration Fee:

200 USD, Before Nov. 20
250 USD, After Nov. 20

120 USD, Before Nov. 20
150 USD, After Nov. 20
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Tours to be organised to

ISTANBUL (the former capital of three successive
empires - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman)

CAPPADOCIA (seven layer underground cities, fairy chimneys,
churches carved out of the tough rocks)

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Contact Person:

Computer Vision and Artificial Neural Networks Research Lab.
Prof. of Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Eng.
Middle East Technical University,
06531, Ankara, Turkey

fax: (+90) 312 210 1261

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Message 2: MIT Appl(icative) Fest 2001

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 11:43:25 -0400
From: Alec Marantz <marantzMIT.EDU>
Subject: MIT Appl(icative) Fest 2001

Appl Fest 2001
Independent Activities Period Workshop on Applicative Constructions and
Related Issues
MIT, Jan. 27-28, 2001.

This workshop is intended to provide an opportunity for informal discussion
of data and issues connected to the analysis of applicative constructions
and related constructions involving the "little-v" system, e.g.,
causatives. The presentations will include a mix of invited talks and
comments and talks chosen through this call.

Please send 1-page abstracts (with an additional page for examples and
references) via e-mail to Alec Marantz ( and L�a Nash
(, either as a Word attachment or in plain text
within the body of the e-mail message (please ask in advance about
alternative modes of electronic submission). Abstract deadline: Nov.
20th. Abstracts are for 20 minute presentations, with 10 additional
minutes for discussion.

Please indicate with your abstract whether your university will provide you
with travel funds if you are explicitly invited to participate in this
workshop in some capacity other than speaker (e.g., as commentator or
session chair).
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