LINGUIST List 12.851

Tue Mar 27 2001

Confs: Generative Lexicon Theory, Switzerland

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  1. kanzaki, Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

Message 1: Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 04:10:06 +0900
From: kanzaki <>
Subject: Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001 GL2001
 1st International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

 Second call for participation

 April 26-28 2001

 University of Geneva (Switzerland)
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The aim of this workshop is to bring together diverse contributions in
philosophy, linguistics, computer science and lexicography to explore
the lexicon from the point of view of generativity. The discussions will
be centered, but are not limited to, the newly emerging view of
Generative Lexicon Theory (Pustejovky, 1995). Topics include:

- Philosophical Foundations of a Generative Approach
- Representation of Word Meaning
- Generative Lexicon Theory
- Analysis of Linguistic Phenomena
- Building Lexical Resources
- Exploiting Lexical Resources in NLP Applications
- Lexical Rules
- Framework for Lexical Semantics
- Critical Perspectives


The program will include:

 James Pustejovsky(Brandeis University, Boston)

 Robert Van Valin(University of Buffalo,New York)
 Nicolletta Calzolari (Istituto Di Linguistica Computazionale, Pisa)
 Ann Copestake (Cambridge University, Cambridge)
 Hitoshi Isahara (Communications Research Laboratories, Kyoto)
 Evelyne Viegas (Microsoft, Natural Language Group, Redmond)
 Piek Vossen (Sail-labs, Belgium)
 Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield, Sheffield) 

- 21 oral presentations (long (30 min) and short (20 min)) 

GL2001 is:

- founded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (FNRS)
 and the Communications Research Laboratory (Japan)
- hosted by University of Geneva, ISSCO/TIM.

Pierrette Bouillon (ISSCO/TIM, University of Geneva, Switzerland) 
Kyoko Kanzaki (Communications Research Laboratory, Japan)

The GL2001 program and registration form are now available at:


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