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LINGUIST List 18.1572

Wed May 23 2007

Confs: Writing Systems/USA

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        1.    Richard Sproat, Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment

Message 1: Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment
Date: 21-May-2007
From: Richard Sproat <rwsuiuc.edu>
Subject: Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment

Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment

Date: 11-Jul-2007 - 11-Jul-2007
Location: Stanford, CA, USA
Contact: Richard Sproat
Contact Email: rwsuiuc.edu
Meeting URL: http://compling.ai.uiuc.edu/2007Workshop/

Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems

Meeting Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers with a variety of
backgrounds including archaeology/epigraphy, comparative history, Indology and
computational linguistics, with a common interest in scripts and writing
systems. We want to address the following questions, with reference to concrete

How do you know when you have a writing system?
How do you know when you have a decipherment?

The titles and abstracts for the Workshop on Scripts, Non-Scripts and
(Pseudo)decipherment to be held July 11, 2007 at Stanford is now available at:


Note that the location for the workshop is also posted.

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