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Sat Sep 1 2001

Confs: AMLaP Psycholinguistics Conference

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  1. Matthew Crocker, AMLaP Psycholinguistics Conference

Message 1: AMLaP Psycholinguistics Conference

Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 15:14:37 +0200
From: Matthew Crocker <crockerCoLi.Uni-SB.DE>
Subject: AMLaP Psycholinguistics Conference


 AMLaP-2001 FINAL Call for Participation AMLaP-2001



 SAARBRUECKEN GERMANY 20-22 September 2001

- AMLaP-2001

The 7th annual conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language
Processing (AMLaP-2001), will be held in Saarbruecken, Germany from
September 20-22, 2001.

The aim of the conference is to bring together psychological,
computational, and theoretical perspectives on the cognitive
mechanisms which underlie any aspect of human language
processing. Integration of experimental psycholinguistic
investigations with formal or computational models of psychological
processes is especially encouraged.


This years conference will also include a special session on the theme:

 "Experience-based Models of Language Processing"


Dan Jurafsky, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jeff Elman, University of California, San Diego
Michael Tomasello, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig


AMLaP will be held in the Saarbruecken Castle (Schloss) located in
central Saarbruecken, overlooking the Saar river and the city. The
Schloss is a modernly renovated castle providing both a stimulating
setting and excellent conference facilities. Saarbruecken is located
in south-western Germany on the French border and about 100km from


The registration fees for the the conference include the following:
* Attendance of the conference
* All coffee breaks
* Buffet lunch on all 3 days
* The conference dinner

 Fees in EURO | Early On-Site
 Student | Euro 100 Euro 120
 Regular | Euro 160 Euro 200

 (Approximate EURO conversions: EURO 1 = DM 2, EURO 1 = USD 0.85)


Block reservations have been made at two central hotels, at a reduced
conference rate. We cannot, however, guarantee that these rooms will
be held beyond the end of August. Please make your reservation soon,
mentioning the AMLaP conference:

1.Domocil Leidinger Tel.: +49 (0) 681 38011
 Mainzer Str. 10 Fax: +49 (0) 681 38013
 66111 Saarbr�cken E-mail:

 Rate: 139,- DM for the single room and 170,- DM for a double room

2.Hotel Madeleine Tel.: +49 (0) 681 3 22 28
 Cecilienstr. 5 Fax: +49 (0) 681 37 47 04
 66111 Saarbr�cken

 Rate: 91,- DM for the single room and 125,- DM for a double room


Semantic evaluation of syntactic structure
Lyn Frazier, Anne Cook, Maria Nella Carminati and Keith Rayner

The asymmetric effect of local context on word duration:
Consequences for models of production
William D. Raymond, Michelle Gregory, Daniel Jurafsky, and Alan Bell

The influence of extraposition on the acceptability of German
SC/RC- and RC/SC- doubly embedded sentences
Lars Konieczny and Tobias Bormann

Do eye movements reflect the spread of semantic activation during spoken
word recognition?
Eiling Yee and Julie Sedivy

When two cats are better than none: Children's interpretation
of relative clauses (revisited).
Anna Weighall and Gerry Altmann

Why syntactic ambiguity is costly after all: Reading time and ERP 
Stefan Frisch, Matthias Schlesewsky, Douglas Saddy and Annegret 

Overt prosody and ambiguity resolution in silent reading
Nenad Lovric, Dianne Bradley and Janet Dean Fodor

Bottleneck influences on the processing stages of word production
Victor Ferreira and Harold Pashler

The princess and the PP: lexical influences on syntactic repetition 
in dialogue
Martin J. Pickering, Janet F. McLean, Holly P. Branigan, and 
Liesbeth Timmermans

Looking for objects of verbs: Visual representations help only 
operations in sentence comprehension
Roberto G. de Almeida, Caroline van de Velde

The Application of Universal Hierarchies during Sentence Processing:
Evidence for Incremental, Interactive Thematic Processing
Ina Bornkessel, Matthias Schlesewsky and Angela D. Friederici

Nipping spoken garden-paths in the bud: Lexical priming of argument 
during auditory language comprehension
Jared Novick and John C. Trueswell

Metrical encoding for words with regular and irregular stress
Niels O. Schiller

Priming of noun phrase structure
Alexandra Cleland

Filler-gap dependencies in non-canonical word orders in Japanese
Edson T. Miyamoto and Shoichi Takahashi

Do listeners use discourse-level information to predict upcoming words
in an unfolding sentence? An ERP study
Jos J.A. van Berkum, Colin M. Brown, Pienie Zwitserlood, Valesca 
and Peter Hagoort

Lexicalisation of novel vocabulary items: Effects of exposure level 
and time
Gareth Gaskell and Nicolas Dumay

Resolving Baker's paradox using Simplicity
Luca Onnis and Nick Chater

Effects of statistical analogy in reading Dutch verb forms
Mirjam Ernestus and Pim Mak

Stress Assignment in Dutch: Memory-Based, Rule-Based, or Both?
Gert Durieux, Steven Frisson, Helena Taelman, Evelyn Martens, Walter
Daelemans, Steven Gillis, and Dominiek Sandra

Unsupervised grammar learning from large corpora by neural networks.
Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin and R. Harald Baayen

Experience-based acquisition of minority defaults: learning the 
German -s plural
Heike Behrens

 From single words to productive morphosyntax: Modeling the 
acquisition of
grammatical constructions
Nancy Chang

A distributional account of agreement production
Robert Thornton, Todd R. Haskell, and Maryellen C. MacDonald

Unsupervised Learning of Verb Classes from Lexical Statistics
Paola Merlo and Suzanne Stevenson

The complete conference programme, including schedule of talks, and the
list of posters is available at the conference web site.


Full conference and registration details, including registration 
forms can
be found at:

Queries should be directed to:

Conference Chairs:
 Matthew W Crocker
 Frank Keller
 Christoph Scheepers
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