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LINGUIST List 17.1411

Sun May 07 2006

Confs: Linguistic Theories/Osnabrück, Germany

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        1.    Graham Katz, Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics 2


Message 1: Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics 2
Date: 03-May-2006
From: Graham Katz <gkatzuos.de>
Subject: Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics 2



Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics 2
Short Title: QITL-2


Date: 01-Jun-2006 - 02-Jun-2006
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Contact: Stefan Evert
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.cogsci.uos.de/~qitl/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The second conference on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics (QITL-2) will be hosted in June 2006 by the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

Invited speakers: Tom Wasow (Stanford), Suzanne Stevenson (Toronto)

Thursday 1.June.2006

09:00 - 09:20
Introduction
09:20 - 10:20
Tom Wasow (Stanford University)
t.b.a.
10:20 - 10:40
Coffee break
10:40 - 11:20
Markus Bader & Jana Häussler:
Weighting the constraints on word-order variation in German
11:20 - 12:00
Kie Zuraw:
A frequency effect as conditioned by phonological grammar
12:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:20
Anke Lüdeling, Marco Baroni & Stefan Evert:
Need and competition: Deconstructing quantitative productivity
14:40 - 15:20
Isabella Chiari:
Lexical productivity: Theoretical issues and quantitative measures
15:20 - 15:50
Coffee break
15:50 - 16:30
Marco Baroni, Emiliano Guevara, Vito Pirrelli & Eros Zanchetta:
Using corpus evidence to discover the grammatical structure of compounds
16:30 - 17:10
Ingo Plag, Gero Kunter, Maria Braun & Sabine Lappe:
Modeling stress assignment in English noun-noun compounds: A quantitative perspective
17:10 - 17:30
Afternoon tea
17:30 - 18:30
Burghard Rieger (Trier)
t.b.a.

Friday 2.June.2006

09:00 - 09:40
Geoffrey Sampson & Anna Babarczy:
Definitional and human constraints on parsing performance
09:40 - 10:20
Daniel Wiechmann:
Sense-contingent lexical bias and its role for early parsing decisions
10:20 - 10:40
Coffee break
10:40 - 11:20
Gert De Sutter, Dirk Speelman & Dirk Geeraerts:
Descriptive, methodological and theoretical issues in syntactic variation research: A multivariate corpus analysis of word order variation in Dutch clause final verb clusters
11:20 - 12:00
Heiner Drenhaus, Joanna Blaszczak & Juliane Schütte:
Simple downward entailment is not strong enough: An ERP study on negative polarity items (NPI) in German
12:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 14:40
Lilja Øvrelid:
Exploring the distribution of animacy: Experiments on Norwegian
14:40 - 15:20
Carita Paradis, Caroline Willners, Simone Löhndorf & Lynne Murphy:
Quantifying aspects of antonym canonicity in English and Swedish: textual and experimental
15:20 - 15:50
Coffee break
15:50 - 16:30
Antti Arppe
Complex phenomena deserve complex explanations: Choosing how to THINK in Finnish
16:30 - 17:10
Yves Peirsman:
Quantitative approaches to metonymy
17:10 - 17:30
Afternoon tea
17:30 - 18:30
Suzanne Stevenson (University of Toronto)
Statistical Analysis of Metaphorical Uses of Verbs


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