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Message 1: Comp and Theoretical Linguistics/ Dublin, Ireland

Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 15:57:15 +0100
From: vogel <vogelhero.cs.tcd.ie>
Subject: Comp and Theoretical Linguistics/ Dublin, Ireland


 | London-Dublin Computational and Theoretical Linguistics |
 | Colloquium 2001 |


Following on from a London-Dublin Colloquium on Computational and
Theoretical Linguistics at King's College, University of London in
April 2000, this year Dublin City University and Trinity College
Dublin are jointly hosting the Colloquium in Dublin.

The colloquium takes place Friday, May 18th (in a talk shared with
another Dublin seminar series), Saturday, May 19th and Sunday May
20th. Programme, abstracts, locations and times are included below.

Participation is free. A dinner is planned for Saturday evening (cost
punts 25 approx. + drinks). Please contact vogelwilde.cs.tcd.ie asap
if you'd like to be included in the dinner reservation.

All welcome!

Tim Fernando (TCD), Josef van Genabith (DCU) and Carl Vogel (TCD)

 -----------------------------------------------------------

PROGRAMME:

Friday, May 18th, Room Q220, Business School, top floor, Dublin City University

16:00 Prelude (Shared with the Dublin Computational Linguistics
 Research Seminar DCLRS 2000/1 DCU TCD UCD --
 http://www.compapp.dcu.ie/dclrs/)

 Dr. Wilfried Meyer-Viol and Prof. Ruth Kempson, Department of
 Philosophy King's College London 

 "Dynamic Syntax.... What goes First?"

Saturday, May 19th, DCU, Q220, Business School, top floor

09:50 Welcome & Introduction

10:00 Prof. Ruth Kempson, King's College London, Department of
 Philosophy: "Tree Growth .... And what goes last

10:45 Dr. Wilfried Meyer-Viol, King's College London, Department of
 Philosophy: "Dynamic Syntax and Tree-Automata"?

11:30 coffee

11:45 Dr. John Saeed, Trinity College Dublin, Centre for Language and
 Communication Studies: "The interaction between syntax
 and information structure in Somali, a morphological focus
 system"

12:30 lunch

14:00 Dr. Jonathan Ginzburg, King's College London, Department of
 Computer Science: "Defeasibly Structuring Facts"

14:45 Dr. Fintan Costello, Dublin City University, School of Computer
 Applications: "Red-headed butchers, skilful violinists, fake
 surgeons, and pet fish: The semantics of membership in noun-noun
 and adjective-noun conjunctions."

15:30 tea

15:45 Dr. Carl Vogel, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer
 Science, "Simulating the Emergence of Meaning and
 Understanding."

16:30 Dr. Josef van Genabith, Dublin City University, School of
 Computer Applications: "Experiments in Structure Preserving
 Grammar Compaction"



Sunday, May 20th, DCU, L2.21, Computer Applications, top floor

10:00 Dr. Julie Berndsen, University College Dublin, Department of
 Computer Science, "Phonological Constraints in Speech
 Technology"

10:45 Dr. Martin Emms, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer
 Science, "In Defence of Detail"

11:30 coffee

11:45 Prof. Shalom Lappin, King's College London, Department of
 Computer Science: "A Framework for the Hyperintensional
 Semantics of Natural Language with Two Implementations" 

12:30 Dr. Tim Fernando, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer
 Science, "Situations and Alternatives"

13:15 plenary session

13:30 lunch
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