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LINGUIST List 16.1697

Sat May 28 2005

Confs: Syntax/Bergen, Norway

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        1.    Aoife Cahill, 10th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

Message 1: 10th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Date: 26-May-2005
From: Aoife Cahill <acahillcomputing.dcu.ie>
Subject: 10th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

10th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Short Title: LFG 2005

Date: 18-Jul-2005 - 21-Jul-2005
Location: Bergen, Norway
Contact: Aoife Cahill
Contact Email: acahillcomputing.dcu.ie
Meeting URL: http://ling.uib.no/lfg05/

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Meeting Description:

Attached below is the program for LFG 2005, to be held in Bergen, Norway, 18-21
July. The program is available online at: http://ling.uib.no/lfg05/

A reminder that the due date for conference registration is June 1st.

Tara and Aoife



Pre-conference Activities


8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:20 Welcome

9:20 - 10:20 Invited Talk
Dan Flickenger (Stanford University) Title to be announced

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee

10:40 - 12:00 Session 1A
Ingo Mittendorf and Louisa Sadler
Numerals, Nouns and Number in Welsh NPs

Alex Alsina, Tara Mohanan, and KP Mohanan
How to get rid of the COMP

12:00 - 13:20 Lunch

13:20 - 14:50 Student Session
Jan Strunk
Pro-Drop in Nominal Possessive Constructions

Rob O'Connor
Information Structure in Lexical-Functional Grammar:
The Discourse-Prosody Correspondence in English
and Serbo-Croatian

Miltiadis Kokkonidis
Why glue your donkey to an f-structure,
when you can bind it instead?

14:50 - 15:10 Coffee

15:10 - 16:30 Session 1B
Michael Burke, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way
Evaluating Automatically Acquired F-Structures
against Propbank

John Judge, Michael Burke, Aoife Cahill, Ruth O' Donovan,
Josef van Genabith and Andy Way
Strong Domain Variation and Treebank-Induced LFG Resources

16:30 - 18:30 Workshop 1: Agreement and its role in grammar
Mary Dalrymple, Louisa Sadler, Aline Villavincencio and Irina


9:00 - 10:20 Session 2A
Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King
Restriction for Morphological Valency Alternations:
The Urdu Causative

Andrew Spencer
Case in Hindi-Urdu

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee

10:40 - 12:40 Session 2B
Christian Fortmann
On Parentheticals (in German)

Stefanie Dipper
German Quantifiers -- Determiners or Adjectives?

Leonel Figueiredo de Alencar and Carmen Kelling
Are Reflexive Constructions Transitive or Intransitive?
Evidence from German and Romance

12:40 - 14:10 Lunch

14:10 - 15:30 Session 2C
Louise Mycock
Wh-in-situ in Constituent Questions

Adam Cooper
A Glue Semantics Approach to Sluicing

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 18:00 Workshop 2: LFG Approaches to Clitics
Organizer: Tracy Holloway King


9:00 - 10:20 Session 3A
Martin Forst and Jonas Kuhn
Corpus-based learning of OT constraint rankings
or large-scale LFG grammars

Helge Dyvik, Victoria Rosén and Paul Meurer
LFG, Minimal Recursion Semantics and Translation

10:20 - 10:40 Coffee

10:40 - 12:00 Session 3B
Bruno Estigarribia
Direct Object Clitic Doubling in OT-LFG:
A New Look at Rioplatense Spanish

Kersti Börjars and Nigel Vincent
Objects: position vs function

12:00 - 14:00 Poster Session and Lunch
Dorothee Beermann, Jonathan Brindle, Lars Hellan, Solomon Tedla,
Florence Bayiga, Janicke Furberg, Yvonne Otoo and
Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu
Constraints on Comparatives in a Lexical-Functional Approach

George Aaron Broadwell
It ain't necessarily S(V)O: Two kinds of VSO languages

Helge Dyvik, Victoria Rosén, Dorothee Beermann, John Carroll,
Dan Flickinger, Lars Hellan, Janne Bondi Johannessen, Jan Tore
Lønning, Paul Meurer, Torbjørn Nordgård, Stephan Oepen and Erik
LOGON: Towards a Machine Translation System
Integrating LFG and HPSG

Yehuda N. Falk
Open Argument Functions

Anna Kibort
The ins and outs of the Participle-Adjective Conversion Rule

Tibor Laczko
Binding, Control and LMT in a Hungarian:
Participial Construction Revisited

Ruth O'Donovan, Aoife Cahill, Josef van Genabith and Andy Way
Automatic Acquisition of Spanish LFG Resources
from the CAST3LB Treebank

Victoria Rosén and Koenraad de Smedt
Constructing a Parsed Corpus with a Large LFG Grammar

Gerold Schneider
A Broad-Coverage, Representationally Minimalist
LFG-like Parser: Chunks and F-Structures Are Enough

Thomas Wier
On Pivots and Subjects in Georgian

Karene Wong, Tara Mohanan and Wee Lian Hee
Delimiters in Singapore English

14:00 - 15:20 Session 3C
Ryo Otoguro
Agreement Path in Icelandic

Peter Sells
The Peripherality of the Icelandic Expletive

15:20 - 15:40 Coffee

15:40 - 17:00 Session 3D
Gyorgy Rakosi and Tibor Laczko
The Categorial Status of Agreement-Marked Infinitives
in Hungarian

Caroline Fery and Sam Mchombo and Yukiko Morimoto
Partitioning discourse information: a case of Chichewa split NPs

17:00 - 18:00 ILFGA Business Meeting


9:00-12:00 Tutorial
Josef van Genabith
Treebank-Based Rapid Induction of Wide-Coverage
Lexical-Functional Grammar Resources

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