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Message 1: LBC Conference Program; Correction to LINGUIST 13.1965

Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 09:05:40 +0000
From: Anna Maria Di Sciullo <di_sciullo.anne-marieuqam.ca>
Subject: LBC Conference Program; Correction to LINGUIST 13.1965

The Program published in Linguist 13.1965 was incomplete; the complete
program follows.

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 Espa�ol-Echevarria, 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	
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 Espa�ol-Echevarria, 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
Matt Bauer, Georgetown University
Prosodic Cues During Online Processing of Speech: Evidence from Stress
Shift in American English

15:00-15:30
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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