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        1.    Thierry Poibeau, Cognitive Aspects of Computational Lang. Acquisition


Message 1: Cognitive Aspects of Computational Lang. Acquisition
Date: 23-Feb-2009
From: Thierry Poibeau <thierry.poibeaulipn.univ-paris13.fr>
Subject: Cognitive Aspects of Computational Lang. Acquisition
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Cognitive Aspects of Computational Lang. Acquisition

Date: 30-Mar-2009 - 31-Mar-2009
Location: Athens, Greece
Contact: Aline Villavicencio
Contact Email: cognitive2009gmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www-lipn.univ-paris13.fr/~poibeau/cognitive/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

EACL 2009 Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition
30 or 31 March 2009
Athens, Greece
http://www-lipn.univ-paris13.fr/~poibeau/cognitive/

9:20-9:30
Welcome

9:30-10:30
Invited Talk : ''Conceptual Descriptions: Evidence from Corpora,
the Mind, and the Brain'', Massimo Poesio (University of Essex and University of
Trento)

10:30-11:00
Coffee Break

11:00-12:30
Session 2:
Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Language Acquisition

11:00-11:30
''Towards a Formal View of Corrective Feedback'', Staffan Larsson and Robin Cooper

11:30-12:00
''A Collaborative Tool for the Computational Modelling of Child Language
Acquisition'', Kris Jack

12:00-12:30
''What's in a Message?'', Stergos Afantenos and Nicolas Hernandez

12:30-14:00
Lunch Break

14:00-15:00
Invited Talk : ''Treebank Parsing and Knowledge of Language: A Cognitive
Perspective'', Robert Berwick (Massassuchets Institute of Technology,
Joint work with Prof. Sandiway Fong, University of Arizona)

15:00-16:00
Session 3: Learnability and Grammatical Inference

15:00-15:30
''Another Look at Indirect Negative Evidence'', Alexander Clark and Shalom Lappin

15:30-16:00
''Categorizing Local Contexts as a Step in Grammatical Category Induction'',
Markus Dickinson and Charles Jochim

16:00-16:30
Coffee Break

16:30-17:30
Session 4: Ecology of Languages

16:30-17:00
''Darwinised Data-Oriented Parsing - Statistical NLP with Added Sex and Death'',
Dave Cochran

17:00-17:30
''Language Diversity across the Consonant Inventories: A Study in the Framework
of Complex Networks'', Monojit Choudhury, Animesh Mukherjee, Anupam Basu, Niloy
Ganguly, Ashish Garg and Vaibhav Jalan
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