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Mon Oct 27 2003

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  1. lappin, Wokshop on Lambda Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language 2003

Message 1: Wokshop on Lambda Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language 2003

Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 09:19:29 +0000
From: lappin <>
Subject: Wokshop on Lambda Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language 2003

Wokshop on Lambda Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language 2003 
Short Title: Workshop on LCTTNL03

Date: 08-Dec-2003 - 09-Dec-2003
Location: King's College, London, United Kingdom
Contact: Shalom Lappin
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: http://

Linguistic Sub-field: Computational Linguistics 

Meeting Description:
Workshop on Lambda Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language. The
meeting features papers on the formal properties of different versions
of the lambda calculus, type theory, and the application of these
systems to the syntax and semantics of natural language. Workshop on
Lambda-Calculus, Type Theory, and Natural Language 2003

King's College, London 
December 8 and 9, 2003 


 Maribel Fernandez (King's College London), 
 Chris Fox (University of Essex), 
 Shalom Lappin (King's College London). 

 Department of Computer Science, King's College London 
 Department of Computer Science, University of Essex 

 David Clark , King's College London, U.K. 
 Robin Cooper , Göteborg University, Sweden 
 Maribel Fernandez , King's College London, U.K. 
 Chris Fox , University of Essex, U.K. 
 Dov Gabbay , King's College London, U.K. 
 Jamie Gabbay , INRIA Futurs, France 
 Simon Gay , University of Glasgow, U.K. 
 Jonathan Ginzburg , King's College London, U.K. 
 Chris Hankin , Imperial College, U.K. 
 Shalom Lappin , King's College London, U.K. 
 Ian Mackie , King's College London, U.K. 
 Francois-Regis Sinot , Ecole Polytechnique, France 
 Ray Turner , University of Essex, U.K. 
 Keynote Speaker: 
 Jan van Eijck , CWI, Netherlands 


Monday, December 8th. 

9:30 Coffee - Welcome 
10:00 Opening 
10:15 Chris Hankin. Lambda calculus and static analysis. 
11:00 Coffee Break 
11:30 Ian Mackie. Reduction in the lambda calculus. 
12:15 Francois-Regis Sinot. N-ary director strings: Efficient
representations of variables in terms.
13:00 Lunch 
14:00 Jan van Eijck. Relations, Types and Scoping. 
15:00 Chris Fox and Shalom Lappin. Underspecified Semantic
Representations for Natural Language in a Lambda Calculus with Curry
15:45 Coffee Break 
16:15 Jonathan Ginzburg. Abstraction and Ontology. 
17:00 Robin Cooper. Records and record types in semantic theory. 
19:00 Dinner 

Tuesday, December 9th. 

9:30 Coffee 
10:00 Maribel Fernandez. Rewriting Frameworks and Types. 
10:45 David Clark. Measuring interference in PCF. 
11:30 Coffee Break 
12:00 Jamie Gabbay and Dov Gabbay. The restart rule and evaluation. 
12:45 Lunch 
14:00 Ray Turner. Polymorphism in Specifications. 
14:45 Simon Gay. Session Types: Specifying Structured Communication. 
15:30 Closing 

Everyone is cordially invited to attend, and there is no registration

A collection of abstracts will be available at the workshop. 

After the workshop speakers will be invited to submit a full paper for
a special issue of Logic and Computation. Full papers will be subject
to a refereeing process according to the standards of the journal.

All the talks will take place at King's College London: 
Room GFES3 (Ground Floor, Strand Building), 
Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, U.K. 
Maps and information:
King's College London 

For any further questions:
Please contact the organizers 
Maribel Fernandez, 
Chris Fox, 
Shalom Lappin, 

Workshop web site:

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