LINGUIST List 11.73

Mon Jan 17 2000

FYI: Agent Course,Morphology Course,Web Page Update

Editor for this issue: James Yuells <jameslinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. CM Jonker, Agent Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems
  2. Erkki-Jussi Niemi, Research Course on Morphology, June 12-19, 2000
  3. dejudicibus, Update about Programma Dizionario

Message 1: Agent Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems

Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 21:45 +0100
From: CM Jonker <jonkercs.vu.nl>
Subject: Agent Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems



Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems
=========================================

 5-day course that is half theory and half practice
 Time: April 26 - May 2, 2000
 Place: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In this course, the basic concepts and characteristics of agents will be
addressed, and a systematic compositional design methodology for multi-agent
systems will be presented.

Course material and instructions are in English.

If you would like to participate in this course, please send in an
registration form before the first of february.

DETAILED COURSE CONTENTS
========================

Can be found at http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas

Aim of the course
=================

In this course, participants learn to construct transparent,
structured conceptual designs of multi-agent systems, to specify
conceptual and detailed designs, and to transform specifications into
implementations. In addition, participants learn to use graphical
tools designed to support modelling, specification, implementation and
testing of multi-agent systems.


Course fee and registration
=========================== 

The course fee is NLG 2500 (which is approximately 1135 EURO, and
NLG 1 is approximately USD 0.46 as of January, 2000). See, e.g.,
http://www.abnamro.nl/ibs/valutacentrum/indexframe#actueel
for the latest rates. The form should be returned before March 31, 2000. 
A 50% reduction is available for a restricted number of Ph.D. students. 
The total number of participants is limited. 
The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam reserves the right to
cancel or postpone the course.


Course coordination
==============================
For more information, contact: 
 dr. C.M. Jonker 
 Department of Artificial Intelligence 
 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
 De Boelelaan 1081a
 1081 HV Amsterdam 
 The Netherlands 
 tel: +31 20 44 47743 / +31 20 44 47700 
 fax: +31 20 44 47653 
 email: jonkercs.vu.nl

More information can be found at the course's Web-site:
http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas/


DESIGN OF INTELLIGENT MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
=========================================

5-day course
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
April 26 - May 2, 2000


REGISTRATION FORM
=================

Please print out the following form, complete
it and return it to:

dr. C.M. Jonker
Department of Artificial Intelligence
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1081a
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: +31 20 44 47743 / +31 20 44 47700
fax: +31 20 44 47653

It is also possible to send an email with corresponding contents to 
jonkercs.vu.nl, prior to sending a hard copy or fax of the form with 
your signature.



Name: _______________________________________________________________

Affiliation: _______________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________

Postal code: _______________________________________________________________

City: _______________________________________________________________

Country: _______________________________________________________________

Telephone: _______________________________________________________________

Fax: _______________________________________________________________

E-mail: _______________________________________________________________
Dietary
restrictions: _______________________________________________________________

Send invoice to: ___ address above ___ other:

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

The course fee (NLG 2500) will be paid within three weeks after receipt of the
invoice. I, the undersigned, agree to the given cancellation regulation.

Date: _____________________ Signature: ______________________


See also: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas/
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Message 2: Research Course on Morphology, June 12-19, 2000

Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2000 18:46:13 +0200
From: Erkki-Jussi Niemi <Jussi.NiemiJoensuu.FI>
Subject: Research Course on Morphology, June 12-19, 2000



Nordic-Baltic Course on Morphology:

A NorFA (Nordic Academy of Advanced Study) Research Course to be held at
the University of Tartu (Estonia), June 12-19, 2000

This eight-day course will consist of three components:

(a) survey lectures given by four invited speakers:
 Raimo Anttila (UCLA)
 Berndt Heine (K`ln)
 Urpo Nikanne (Oslo)
 Andrew Spencer (Essex),
(b) student presentations (oral and poster), and
(c) general discussion sessions highlighting on the methodological and
theoretical issues shared by the studies presented.

In addition to the general student selection criteria defined by NorFA
(in regards to country of origin, etc.) the topic of the course should
occupy a significant position in the PhD or post-doctorate studies or
study plans of the participants. The number of student participants will
be restricted to 24.

For the funding agency, NorFA, and their general student selection
criteria, see http://www.norfa.no (the 2000 Brochure is expected to
appear on this site in January 2000).

The full-length proceedings will be published as a volume in the Studies
of Languages of the University of Joensuu (Finland).

Responsible organizer: Jussi Niemi, Prof., Linguistics, University of
Joensuu, FIN-80101 Joensuu, phone +358-13-251 4306 or 251 3198, fax
+358-13-251 4211, jussi.niemijoensuu.fi,
http://cc.joensuu.fi/linguistics


Application procedure: Send a free-form application to the responsible
organizer by
 March 3, 2000.
Please enclose a one-page CV and a 2 to 5 page summary of your research
interests related to the topic of the course. For additional
information, please consult the responsible organizer.
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Message 3: Update about Programma Dizionario

Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 17:12:39 +0100
From: dejudicibus <dejudicibusit.ibm.com>
Subject: Update about Programma Dizionario



UPDATE

WEB SITE: Programma Dizionario
LANGUAGE: Italian
TYPE: Off-line dictionary viewer + bilingual dictionaries from/to Italian
VERSION: 2.6 rel. 1
PRIMARY URL: http://members.xoom.com/dizi/
MIRROR SITE: http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Library/3683/
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE DICTIONARIES (from/to Italian) [30]:

 Afrikaans
 Albanese
 Bretone
 Bulgaro
 Catalano
 Corso
 Danese
 Esperanto
 Finlandese
 Francese
 Gallese
 Giapponese
 Greco
 Indonesiano
 Inglese
 Islandese
 Latino
 Malese
 Norvegese
 Olandese
 Portoghese
 Rumeno
 Russo
 Slovacco
 Spagnolo
 Svedese
 Swahili
 Tedesco
 Ungherese
 Wolof

OTHER INFO: Italian site of an International Team developing and distributing
totally free tool and bilingual dictionaries in several languages.

Dr. Dario de Judicibus
dejudicibusgeocities.com
ICQ 25257587
http://www.geocities.com/~dejudicibus/
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