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LINGUIST List 18.1574

Wed May 23 2007

Confs: Semantics,Syntax/Ireland

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        1.    Jakub Dotlacil, Quantifier Modification

Message 1: Quantifier Modification
Date: 23-May-2007
From: Jakub Dotlacil <jakub.dotlacillet.uu.nl>
Subject: Quantifier Modification

Quantifier Modification

Date: 13-Aug-2007 - 17-Aug-2007
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contact: Rick Nouwen
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/~Rick.Nouwen/qm/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The general aim of the workshop 'Quantifiers and Modification' is to bring
together researchers of different fields (syntax, semantics, logic) and
thereby deepen our understanding of the role of modification in the diverse
landscape of natural language expressions of quantity.

Quantifier Modification

is organised as part of
the European Summer School on
Logic, Language and Information
ESSLLI 2007 http://www.cs.tcd.ie/esslli2007/
6 - 17 August, 2007 in Dublin

Workshop Organisers

Rick Nouwen (rick.nouwenlet.uu.nl)
Jakub Dotlacil (jakub.dotlacillet.uu.nl)

Workshop programme

Monday 13-08
Rick Nouwen and Jakub Dotlacil --- Introduction to the workshop topic
Mana Kobuchi-Philip --- Modifier Quantification

Tuesday 14-08
Marcello Ferreira --- Comparative quantifiers and cumulativity
Stephanie Solt --- Few more and many fewer: complex quantifiers based
on many and few

Wednesday 15-08
Alda Mari --- Strenghtening GEN: semantic conditions for a posteriori
analytic genericity
Fabienne Martin --- More on specific modifiers

Thursday 16-08
Øystein Nilsen --- At least: free choice and lowest utility
Jacques Jayez and Lucia Tovena --- Discourse inference and the
meaning of almost

Friday 17-08
Bart Geurts --- Processing scalar quantifiers
Jorie Koster-Moeller, Jason Varvoutis, and Martin Hackl --- Verifying
statements containing modified numeral quantifiers

Alternate Speaker
Robert Cirillo --- The phrase 'all three': modified quantifier or
indivisible compound?

Local Arrangements:

All workshop participants including the presenters are required to
register for ESSLLI. The registration fee for authors presenting a paper
correspond to the student/workshop speaker registration fee.

Further Information:

About the workshop:

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