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LINGUIST List 18.1048

Sat Apr 07 2007

Confs: Lexicography,General Ling/Italy

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        1.    Francesca Masini, International Informal Colloquium on Possible Dictionaries

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Message 1: International Informal Colloquium on Possible Dictionaries
Date: 03-Apr-2007
From: Francesca Masini <fmasiniuniroma3.it>
Subject: International Informal Colloquium on Possible Dictionaries

International Informal Colloquium on Possible Dictionaries

Date: 06-Jul-2007 - 07-Jul-2007
Location: Rome, Italy
Contact: Francesca Masini
Contact Email: fmasiniuniroma3.it

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Lexicography

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics of the Roma Tre University is pleased to announce
the organization of the International Informal Colloquium on Possible Dictionaries.

In recent years, lexicon has imposed itself as one of the central topics of
interest for linguistic theory, applied linguistics and computational
linguistics. Theoretical studies can find application in dictionary-making as
well as in computational and corpus linguistics, that are often closely related
to each other. As a result new concepts - such as ''collocation'' or ''word
combination'' - have been implemented lexicographically, whereas others - like
''construction'' in its several readings - still wait for a full lexicographic

The colloquium, which inaugurates the activities of a new research desk on word
and the lexicon (TRIPLE - Tavolo di Ricerca sulla Parola e il Lessico) recently
created at the Department of Linguistics of the Roma Tre University, aims at
fostering the presentation of new ideas and proposals of possible but still not
existing dictionaries and the implementation of new theoretical concepts under
dictionary form.

The speakers will therefore present in an informal way the layout of new
projects for possible dictionaries on the basis of their research experience.
Furthermore, a final round table will take place with the participation of major
dedicated publishers, thus contributing to create a dialogue between academic
research and industrial dictionary production.

Tentative Programme
(A scheduled programme will be circulated within May 2007)

Elisenda Bernal (Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcellona)
Hacia un diccionario digital de afijos derivativos del catalán

Gaston Gross (Université Paris 13)
L'actualisation des prédicats dans un dictionnaire

Ulrich Heid (IMSC, Universität Stuttgart)
Collocazioni e relazioni semantiche in un dizionario in linea per la produzione
di testi

Elisabetta Jezek (Dipartimento di Linguistica, Università di Pavia)
A corpus-driven pattern dictionary of Italian

Alessandro Lenci (Dipartimento di Linguistica, Università di Pisa)
Encoding the argument structure of predicates: current challenges and future

Vincenzo Lo Cascio (Università di Amsterdam)
La rete semantica nei futuri dizionari elettronici bilingui e multilingui

Ricardo Mairal (UNED, Madrid)
Building a dictionary of lexical and constructional templates in English and Spanish

Carla Marello (Dipartimento di Scienze letterarie e filologiche, Università di
Hyperonyms and collective nouns

Salah Mejri (Laboratoire de Linguistique Informatique [LLI], Université Paris 13)
Le dictionnaire électronique des séquences figées

Stefania Nuccorini (Dipartimento di Linguistica, Università Roma Tre)
An Italian-English Dictionary of 'phraseologies': is it possibile?

Raffaele Simone e Francesca Masini (Dipartimento di Linguistica, Università Roma
Tipologia di costruzioni e rappresentazioni lessicali

Final Round Table


Raffaele Simone (Department of Linguistics, Roma Tre University), with the
collaboration of Francesca Masini (Department of Linguistics, Roma Tre University).

Site and Information

The site of the colloquium is currently under construction.
For info please contact Francesca Masini fmasiniuniroma3.it.

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