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Wed Jul 28 2010

Confs: Computational Ling, Semantics, Morphology, Syntax/Germany

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        1.    Jan Strunk, Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural Language

Message 1: Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural Language
Date: 26-Jul-2010
From: Jan Strunk <strunklinguistics.rub.de>
Subject: Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural Language
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Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural
Language

Date: 22-Sep-2010 - 24-Sep-2010
Location: Bochum, Germany
Contact: Tibor Kiss
Contact Email: countability2010linguistics.rub.de
Meeting URL: http://www.linguistics.rub.de/countability2010/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural
Language

A conference organized by the Linguistics Department
(Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut) of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, September 22­-24, 2010

Call for Participation:

Empirical, Theoretical and Computational Approaches to Countability in Natural
Language

Bochum, Germany, 22-Sep-2010 - 24-Sep-2010

Preliminary Program (time schedule will be provided later)

Invited Speakers:

Francis Jeffry Pelletier: To be announced

Hagit Borer (co-author: Sarah Ouwayda): Playing Your Cardinals Right

Henriette de Swart: Bare PPs - Monolingual, Multilingual and Comparative
Explorations in Countability

List of Accepted Papers:

Paolo Acquaviva: Countability and Part Structure in Grammar and Cognition

Marijke De Belder: Flavors of n: On the Morphosyntax of Collective Mass Nouns

David Clausen, Alex Djalali, Scott Grimm, Sven Lauer, Tania Rojas-Esponda, and
Beth Levin: Extension, Ontological Type, and Morphosyntactic Class: Three
Ingredients of Countability

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin and Marcelo Ferreira: Number Neutrality: From
Pluralization to Unspecified Cardinality

Jenny Doetjes: Mismatches in the Lexicon

M. Teresa Espinal: Bare Common Count Nouns and Mass Nouns

Abdelkader Fassi Fehri: Generality in the Grammar of Countability

Daniel Harbour: Aspect, Masshood, Pronominal Number, and the Integers

Aurelie Herbelot and Ann Copestake: Underquantification: An Application to Mass
Terms

Gianina Iordachioaia and Elena Soare: Countability across Categories: Layers of
Pluractionality in the Romanian Supine

Xuping Li: Counting and Measure Functions of Classifiers in a Classifier Language

Mihaela Marchis: On the Mass/Plural Interpretation of Relational Adjectives and
de Phrases in Romance

Suzi Lima: Bare Nouns and Plurality in Yudja: Mass Nouns and the Signature Property

Mario Saltarelli: The Grammaticalization of Countability: A Non-Lexical Hypothesis

Gerhard Schaden: Problematic Feature Mappings in Number

Tobias Stadtfeld: Computational Countability

Martina Werner: The Grammaticalisation of Countability: The Quantificational
Role of Suffixes Illustrated by the Diachrony of German Masculine
-er-Nominalisations

Roberto Zamparelli: Abstract Mass Nouns and Corpus-Based Analyses

Niina Zhang: Two Defining Properties of Countability

Conference Organizers:

- Tibor Kiss
- Tobias Stadtfeld
- Antje Müller
- Katja Keßelmeier
- Claudia Roch
- Jan Strunk

On behalf of the conference organizers:

Jan Strunk
Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
strunklinguistics.rub.de
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