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LINGUIST List 18.684

Mon Mar 05 2007

Calls: Gen Ling/UK; Gen Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Corey McMillan, Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech International Workshop
        2.    Hans-Joerg Tiede, 50 years of 'Syntactic Structures'


Message 1: Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech International Workshop
Date: 05-Mar-2007
From: Corey McMillan <Corey.McMillaned.ac.uk>
Subject: Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech International Workshop


Full Title: Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech International Workshop
Short Title: DiSS'07

Date: 02-Aug-2007 - 04-Aug-2007
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Corey McMillan
Meeting Email: papersdisfluency.org
Web Site: http://www.disfluency.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 23-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

DiSS'07 is the 5th in the series of successful interdisciplinary workshops on
disfluency in spontaneous speech. The next workshop will be held in Edinburgh,
Scotland from 2-4 August, 2007.

Final Call for Papers -- Deadline Extended!

Disfluencies - errors, self-repairs and hesitations in speech - present
challenges for researchers in many different fields, including phonetics,
perception and production in psycholinguistics, discourse analysis,
computational linguistics and automatic speech recognition.

This workshop allows researchers from diverse backgrounds to present their
research findings, discuss common interests, identify future directions and
establish new collaborations.

We invite submission of 4 page papers for review. The submission deadline has
been extended to March 23 2007. Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

- Descriptive studies of error, self-repair and hesitation
- Cognitive models of error, self-monitoring and self-repair
- Experimental work on perception, comprehension, and production of speech
with disfluencies
- Computational approaches to processing disfluent speech
- Automatic speech recognition with spontaneous speech
- Theoretical approaches to disfluency in speech and communication disorders.

The required format for paper submission and workshop details are available on
the DiSS'07 website: http://www.disfluency.org.
Message 2: 50 years of 'Syntactic Structures'
Date: 02-Mar-2007
From: Hans-Joerg Tiede <htiedeiwu.edu>
Subject: 50 years of 'Syntactic Structures'



Full Title: 50 years of 'Syntactic Structures'

Date: 28-Jul-2007 - 30-Jul-2007
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contact Person: Hans-Joerg Tiede
Meeting Email: htiedeiwu.edu
Web Site: http://kracht.humnet.ucla.edu/marcus/mol10

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

The publication of Noam Chomsky's 'Syntactic Structures' in 1957 was the
beginning of the 'generative revolution' in linguistics. It introduced into
linguistics the rigor and formalization of the burgeoning field of symbolic
logic. It was a major contribution to the cognitive revolution. It led to the
establishment of formal language theory in theoretical computer science.

This year's Mathematics of Language conference commemorates the 50th anniversary
of the publication of 'Syntactic Structures' with a special session.

Announcement and Call for Papers

Special Session: 50 years of ''Syntactic Structures''
at MOL 10 UCLA, July 28 - 30
http://kracht.humnet.ucla.edu/marcus/mol10

We welcome submissions of papers related to the topic of the special session.
This includes, but is not limited to, historical, philosophical, or
methodological aspects.

Invited Speakers for the Special Session (confirmed):

Geoffrey Pullum (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Marcus Tomalin (Cambridge University)

MOL (Mathematics of Language) is a biennial conference devoted to the
mathematical study of languages and linguistics.

Important dates:

Conference: 28-30 July
Submission: 16 March
Notification: 30 April
Early registration: 18 May
Pre-proceedings version: 15 June



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