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LINGUIST List 22.2022

Wed May 11 2011

Calls: Computational Linguistics, General Linguistics/Spain

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        1.     Leo Wanner , 5th International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory

Message 1: 5th International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory
Date: 10-May-2011
From: Leo Wanner <leo.wannerupf.edu>
Subject: 5th International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory
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Full Title: 5th International Conference on Meaning-Text Theory
Short Title: MTT '11

Date: 08-Sep-2011 - 09-Sep-2011
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Leo Wanner
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://meaningtext.net/mtt2011

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2011

Meeting Description:

The Meaning-Text Theory is a holistic linguistic theory characterized in particular by the central position of the lexicon, the primacy of semantics, the importance of the communicative (= information) structure, and the reliance on dependencies on all levels. MTT has been extensively developed over the last four decades with respect to its coverage of linguistic phenomena and application in a variety of research fields - in particular, natural language processing.

After MTT '03 in Paris, MTT '05 in Moscow, MTT '07 in Klagenfurt and MTT '09 in Montreal, this conference is the fifth in a series that aims at bringing together researchers working on MTT and related frameworks and their implementation in the framework of different natural language processing applications. The conference will be held in conjunction with the International Conference on Dependency Linguistics (http://www.depling.org/) to take place immediately before MTT '11.

Invited Speakers:

Ignacio Bosque, Complutense University of Madrid and Royal Spanish Academy
Leonid Iomdin, Russian Academy of Sciences

Call for Papers:

Unlike the previous MTT Conferences, MTT '11 will be organized in terms of thematic tracks. This new format shall help center the conference and stimulate in-depth contributions and discussions at the conference. Submissions are invited on one of the following themes, approached from the perspective of MTT or any other related framework:

1. Fundamentals (semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology and their interaction), Chair: Sylvain Kahane, Université Paris Ouest
2. Dictionaries and Lexical Semantics, Chairs: Valentina Apresjan, Russian Language Institute, and Tilmann Reuther, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt
3. Collocations, Chairs: Margarita Alonso Ramos, Universidad de La Coruña, and Leo Wanner, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
4. Semantic Derivation and Morphology, Chair: Maarten Janssen, IULA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
5. Computational Applications, Chair: Igor Boguslavsky, Russian Academy of Sciences and Politechnical University of Madrid
6. Terminology, Chairs: Amparo Alcina, Universitat Jaume I, and Marie-Claude L'Homme, Université de Montréal

Submission Format:

Submissions must be in English. They may not exceed 10 pages in length (including all figures, data, notes, and bibliography) using a 12 point font, printed in one column) and should indicate to which track they are submitted. A Microsoft Word Style file is published in the website of the conference. All submissions will be electronic in pdf format via EasyChair.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: June, 1st 2011
Notification of acceptance: June, 22nd 2011
Final version due: July, 15th 2011
Main conference: September, 8th-9th 2011

Program Chairs:

Igor Boguslavsky, Politechnical University of Madrid
Leo Wanner, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

Local Organization Chair:

Lorraine Baqué, Autonomous Unviversity of Barcelona

Program Committee:

Track chairs and
Lorraine Baqué, Autonomous Unviversity of Barcelona
Maria Auxiliadora Barrios Rodriguez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
David Beck, University of Alberta
Bernd, Bohnet, University of Stuttgart
Margarita Correia, ILTEC
Béatrice Daille, LINA Laboratoire d'Informatique de Nantes
Dmitry Dobrovolsky, Institute of Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences
Pamela Faber, Universidad de Granada
Kim Gerdes, Sorbonne Nouvelle
Boris Iomdin, Institute of Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences
Leonid Iomdin, Russian Academy of Sciences
Lydia Iordanskaja, University of Montreal
Anne-Laure Jousse, University of Montreal
François Lareau, Macquarie University
Roman Laskowski, Polish Academy of Sciences
Patrick Leroyer, Aarhus Business School
Irina Levontina, Institute of Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences
François Maniez, Université Lumière Lyon 2
Igor Mel'cuk, University of Montreal
Jasmina Milicevic, Dalhousie University
Alain Polguère, Université Nancy 2
Owen Rambow, Columbia University
Agnès Tutin, Université Grenoble 3
Serge Verlinde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Daniel Weiss, University of Zurich
Robert Zangenfeind, University of Munich

For further information, please contact mtt2011depling.org

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