LINGUIST List 14.1992

Tue Jul 22 2003

FYI: Dissertation Award, Computational Ling

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  1. Raffaella.Bernardi, E.W. Beth Dissertation Award 03
  2. info, Computational Ling

Message 1: E.W. Beth Dissertation Award 03

Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 08:07:42 +0200 (MEST)
From: Raffaella.Bernardi <>
Subject: E.W. Beth Dissertation Award 03

************* E.W. Beth dissertation award: 2003 winner ****************

The selection for the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize for the year 2003
has been concluded. The quality of submissions was very high and the
competition intense. After careful deliberation the committee has
reached the following decision:

 The E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize 2003 has been awarded to JASON
 BALDRIDGE (University of Edinburgh) for the dissertation ``Lexically
 Specified Derivational Control in Combinatory Categorial Grammar''.

The abstract can be found at:

FoLLI would like to congratulate the winner for his excellent thesis,
and to thank all applicants who responded to the call for submissions
and the members of the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize Committee (Anne
Abeille, Natasha Alechina (chair), Patrick Blackburn, Nissim Francez,
Valentin Goranko, Larry Moss, Francesco Orilia, Manfred Pinkal,
Christian Retore, Rob van der Sandt and Henriette de Swart) for doing
a great job.

An award ceremony will take place during ESSLLI 03 in Vienna, on
Monday, August 25 at 20:00 hrs. For further information see the
ESSLLI 03 web page:

Finally, our thanks go to the E.W. Beth Foundation which kindly
sponsors the prize.

On behalf of FoLLI,

Raffaella Bernardi
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Message 2: Computational Ling

Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 14:08:22 +0200
From: info <>
Subject: Computational Ling

 ESSLLI 2003

 15th European Summer School in Logic,
 Language and Information

 August 18-29, Vienna

Each year the European Association for Logic, Language and
Information, (FoLLi) organizes a European Summer School (ESSLLI) the
main focus of which is the interface between linguistics, logic and
computation. Courses at foundational, introductory and advanced level
are given, the aim of which is to provide for researchers and
postgraduate as well as advanced master students the possibility to
familiarize themselves with other areas of research, and to enable
students and researchers to acquire more specialized knowledge about
topics they are already familiar with. The school also features
several workshops, and a student session in which Master and PhD
students can present their work.

This year the 15th ESSLLI Summer School will take place at the
Technical University of Vienna, the beautiful and cultural capital of

During two weeks 43 courses will be given. They cover a wide variety
of topics within the combined areas of interest: Language and Logic,
Language and Computation, and Logic and Computation. There will be a
series of invited lectures, and several workshops with open calls for

Please, visit our website at for
detailed information.

For information about FoLLi and the previous editions of ESSLLI see

Registration is through the Internet:

The registration fees for this year are:
Student 370
Scholar 610
Industry 850
The registration fee includes participation in all social events (see


 Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova (chair)
 Alexander Leitsch (co-chair)
 Karen Sparck Jones
 Gosse Bouma
 Wojciech Buszkowski
 Johan Bos
 Thomas Eiter
 Ian Horrocks


 Matthias Baaz, Chair
 Arnold Beckmann
 Agata Ciabattoni
 Christian Fermuller
 Rosalie Iemhoff
 Norbert Preining
 Sebastiaan Terwijn


 FGVienna (16/17. August)
 The 8th conference on Formal Grammar

 CoLogNET (23 August)
 Workshop on Logic-based Methods for Information Integration
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