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  1. Anna Maria Di Sciullo, LBC Conference Program

Message 1: LBC Conference Program

Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 12:50:19 +0000
From: Anna Maria Di Sciullo <di_sciullo.anne-marieuqam.ca>
Subject: LBC Conference Program

LANGUAGE, BRAIN AND COMPUTATION
				 University of Venice
October 3-5, 2002

Thursday, October 3	
LINGUISTIC THEORY	
			
			
7:30-8:45	Registration	
8:45		Welcome	
9:00-9:45		
Guglielmo Cinque, Universit� di Venezia
Invited speaker	
Complement and Adverbial PPs: Implications for Clause Structure
9:45-10:15		
Anna Maria Di Sciullo, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al, 
Asymmetry, Antisymmetry and Tractability
		BREAK	
10:30-11:00		
Antonia Androutsopoulou and Manuel Espagnol-Echeverria, Universit� Laval	
On the Hidden Structure of Romance Prepositional Genitives
11:00-11:30		
Nicola Munaro, Universit� di Venezia	
Computational Puzzles of Conditional Clause Preposing
11:30-12:00		
Eric Mathieu, University College London	
On the Nature of Feature-Checking, Optionality and Pied-piping: Evidence from Split-DPs
12:00-12:30		
Manuela Ambar, Universidade de Lisboa 
Clefts and Tense Asymmetries
		LUNCH	
14:30-15:00		
David Lightfoot, Georgetown University
Minimizing Government
15:00-15:30		
Gabi Toth, University of Szeged	
Anaphoric and Distributive Dependencies
15:30-16:00		
Francesca Del Gobbo, UC Irvine and Harvard University	
On the Interpretation of Prenominal Relative Clauses: The Role of Processing
		BREAK	
16:15-16:45		
Dana Isac, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al 
Depictives, Syntactic and Interpretive Asymmetries
16:45-17:15		
Edit Jakab, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
On the Question of Agreement in the Uses of Russian Imperatives
17:15-17:45		
Peggy Speas, University of Massachusetts, Amherst	
Aspect and Attitudes
		BREAK	
18:00-18:30		
Yves Roberge, University of Toronto	
On Certain Subject/Object Asymmetries and the Status of Transitivity
18:30-19:00		
Evan Mellander, University of Leipzig
Generating Configurational Asymmetries in Prosodic Phonology
19:00-19:30		
Tom Roeper, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and William B. Snyder, University of 
Connecticut	
Language Learnability and the Forms of Recursion
		POSTERS	
Arhonto Terzi, Technological Educational Institute of Patras	
Functional Heads as Phrasal Adjuncts in Early and SLI Language
Randy Sharp, University of British Columbia
An Analysis of Personal and Nonpersonal Reflexives and Spanish
Stanca Somesfalean, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al	
On Clitic Clustering in Romanian
P. Ilangovan, C.B.M. College, Coimbatore, India
Grammatical Triggers, Closed Loops and Specialized Corpora
Hai Doan-Nguyen, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
A Psycholinguistics-Based Parsing Prototype

Friday, October 4
COMPUTATION

9:00-9:45
Robert Berwick, MIT
Invited speaker
Minimalist Machinery: Computation at the Interfaces
9:45-10:15
Sandiway Fong, NEC Research Institute Computation with Probes and Goals: A Parsing Perspective
 BREAK
10:30-11:00
Manuel Espanol Echeverria, Universit� Laval Strict Asymmetry and 
Rhetorical Structure Theory
11:00-11:30
Anna Maria Di Sciullo, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Asymmetry and Minimalist Parsing
11:30-12:00
Henk Harkema, Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al 
Parsing Minimalist Languages
12:00-12:30
Abdelkader Fassi Fehri, Abderrezzak Tourabi and Salim Rami, Mohammed V University-Souissi IERA
Arabic Verb Conjugation Paradigms: A Computational Treatment
 LUNCH
14:30-15:00
Philippe Blache, LPL-CNRS, Universit� de Provence
Towards an Account of Variability
15:00-15:30
Sylviane Cardey and Peter Greenfield, Centre Tesni�re, 
Universit� de Franche-Comt�
Systemic Language Analysis and Processing
15:30-16:00
Rodolfo Delmonte, Universit� Ca' Foscari
Linguistically Based Shallow Parsing: Parameterizing Ambiguity
 BREAK
16:15-16:45
Alan Bernardi and Magda Fusaro, Bell Canada Natural Languages: A Challenge 
to Electronic Communications.
16:45-17:15
Sylvain Falardeau, Delphes Technologies International
Configuration-Based Information Retrieval Demo
17:15-17:45
Omar Larouk, Ecole Nationale Sup�rieure des Sciences de 
l'Information et des Biblioth�ques, France
Evaluation Multimodal Interfaces of Web-Pages with Semantics of Natural Language
17:45-18:15
Alain Clavet, Commissariat aux Langues officielles, Gouvernement du Canada
Les langues officielles du Canada: Pr�sence sur Internet
18:30-19:30
Annual Meeting of the Federation on Natural Language Processing


Saturday, October 5
BRAIN

9:00-9:45
Yosef Grodzinsky, Tel Aviv University and McGill University
Invited speaker
Syntactic Movement: A Perspective from Intact and Lesioned Brains
9:45-10:15
Kjetil Berntzen, University of Bergen and Arild Hestvik, CUNY
V-Movement and Question Production in Norwegian Broca's Aphasia
 BREAK
10:30-11:00
Frank Burchert, Ria De Bleser, Katharina Sonntag, University of Potsdam
Impaired Comprehension of Syntactic Dependencies in German
11:00-11:30
Sharon Armon-Lotem and Idit Avram, Bar Llan University
The Autonomous Contribution of Syntax and Pragmatics to the Acquisition 
of the Hebrew Definite Article
11:30-12:00
Helen Goodluck, University of Ulster and University of Ottawa
Processing Discourse-Linked Phrases: Linguistic, Psycholinguistic and Perceptual Effects
12:00-12:30
Ronnie Wilbur, Purdue University
Evidence from American Sign Languages for Asymmetries in UG
 LUNCH
14:30-15:00
Gonia Jarema and Kyrana Tsapkini, Universit� de Montr�al
The Psychological and Psychophysiological Reality of Linguistic Theory: The Case of 
Internal vs. External Prefixes in Asymmetry Theory
15:00-15:30
Matt Bauer, Georgetown University
Prosodic Cues During Online Processing of Speech: Evidence from Stress Shift in American English
15:30-16:00
Ning Pan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and William Snyder, University of Connecticut
Acquisition of Phonological Empty Categories: A Case Study of Early Child Dutch
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