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Wed Jun 23 2010

Confs: Computational Ling, Cognitive Science, Text/Corpus Ling/Croatia

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        1.    Damir Cavar, Summer School in Computational Linguistics

Message 1: Summer School in Computational Linguistics
Date: 21-Jun-2010
From: Damir Cavar <dcavarunizd.hr>
Subject: Summer School in Computational Linguistics
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Summer School in Computational Linguistics
Short Title: CLS2010

Date: 22-Aug-2010 - 03-Sep-2010
Location: Zadar, Croatia
Contact: Damir Cavar
Contact Email: cls2010ling.unizd.hr
Meeting URL: http://ling.unizd.hr/~cls2010/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Language
Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The University of Zadar, organized by the Linguistics Department, the Department
of Library and Information Science, and the Psychology Department, in
cooperation with the Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, invite all
enthusiastic and motivated students, researchers, and colleagues with a strong
interest in interdisciplinary approaches to language, cognition and computation
to participate at the summer school, workshop and round table covering topics like:

- Language resources and digital annotation technologies and standards
- Computational approaches to language processing and analysis
- Computational modeling of cognitive aspects of language

The courses will cover the domains of language resources (digitalization,
annotation, standards & technologies), grammar induction and machine learning
related to languages and linguistics, quantitative linguistic analysis,
cognitive models of language related faculties, computation related to text and
language processing. The program covers the following courses (in random order):

- Standards for the Digital Representation of Language Data and Interoperation
Helen Aristar Dry & Anthony Aristar
(Eastern Michigan University, The LINGUIST List)

- Introduction to the Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines
Tomaz Erjavec
(Dept. of Knowledge Technologies, Jozef Stefan Institute)

- Comparing Methods in Natural Language Generation and Cognitive Processes in
Language Production
Ralf Klabunde
(University of Bochum, Linguistics Dept.)

- Quantitative Typology: A Practical Introduction into Data Exploration and
Visualization Using R
Gerhard Jaeger
(University of Tuebingen, Dept. of Linguistics)

- Dynamic Cognitive Modeling
Peter beim Graben
(Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin)

- Language and Optimality
Reinhard Blutner
(University of Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation)

- Quantitative and Qualitative Computational Analysis of Language and Text
Similarities, Clustering and Classification
Damir Cavar
(University of Zadar, Linguistics Dept.)

- Analogy in Theoretical and Computational Linguistics
Laszlo Kalman
(Dept. of Theoretical Linguistics, Lorand Eotvos University & Research Institute
for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

- Grammatical Inference: Learning Automata and Grammars
Colin de la Higuera
(Nantes University, Laboratoire d'Informatique)

- Introduction to Speech Recognition
Davor Petrinovic
(University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing)

- Introduction to Weighted Finite-State Automata
Thomas Hanneforth
(University of Potsdam, Linguistics Dept.)

- Modeltheoretic Syntax, Modal Logic and Semistructured Data
Marcus Kracht
(University of Bielefeld, Arbeitsbereich Texttechnologie und Computerlinguistik)

Further details about registration, accommodation, and related events can be
found on the web pages.
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