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Fri 24 Apr 1992

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  2. Walter Daelemans, Announcement proceedings availability
  3. , Papers: Philosophy

Message 1: Machine Translation News International

Date: Tue, 21 Apr 92 10:35:05 PDMachine Translation News International
From: <josephpmicrosoft.com>
Subject: Machine Translation News International


 Machine Translation News International, the newsletter of the
International Association for Machine Translation, is accepting
contributions for inclusion in the next (or any upcoming) issue
of the newsletter. Conference/seminar/workshop announcements,
new publications, software releases and software reviews, or
any other items of interest to the community are invited.

 Material can be sent to:

	Joseph Pentheroudakis, MTNI/AMTA Editor
	ATBD
	Microsoft Corporation
	One Microsoft Way
	Redmond, WA 98052

	(voice)	(206) 936-3528
	(fax)	(206) 936-7329

	email:	josephpmicrosoft.com
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Message 2: Announcement proceedings availability

Date: Tue, 21 Apr 92 17:11:02 +0Announcement proceedings availability
From: Walter Daelemans <walterkub.nl>
Subject: Announcement proceedings availability

			 ANNOUNCEMENT

For those who missed the workshop, available soon:

 BACKGROUND AND EXPERIMENTS IN MACHINE LEARNING OF NATURAL LANGUAGE
	 (Proceedings First International SHOE Workshop)

	 Walter Daelemans and David Powers (eds.)

				 ITK
	 Institute for Language Technology and AI
			 Tilburg University

ITK Proceedings 92/1, 282 pages, ISBN: 90-74029-02-7, May 1992.

To obtain a copy, send request (preferably by email) to Walter
Daelemans, ITK, P.O.Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands, Tel:
+31 13 663070, Fax: +31 13 663110, (Email: walterkub.nl).

SHOE is a Europe-wide informal consortium focussing on the Extraction
of Hierarchical Structure for machine learning of the lower levels of
natural language.

 o - E xtraction
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 o - O f
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 o - H ierarchical
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 o - S tructure

 for Machine Learning of Natural Language


			 CONTENTS

			 PART I: BACKGROUND

 The Logic of Learning: An introduction to concept learning and
		 Inductive Logic Programming.
			 (Peter Flach)

 Topics in `Natural' Natural Language Acquisition: An Introduction.
			 (Steven Gillis)

			The Genetic Algorithm.
			 (Bernard Manderick)

 Probabilistic Performance Analysis of Heuristic Search using
			Parallel Hash Tables.
		(Giovanni Manzini and Marco Somalvico)

 SHOE: The Extraction of Hierarchical Structure for Machine
	 Learning of Natural Language: Project Summary.
		 (David Powers and Walter Daelemans)

 SHOE related project research in SATUS, SCIPS, and LLAMA.
			 (Burghard Rieger)

 Aims and Perspectives of Quantitative and Synergetic Linguistics.
			 (Juergen Schrepp)

	Language Learning, Cognition and Computing: A Summary.
			 (Gerry Wolff)

		 PART II: IMPLEMENTATION

 Linguistic Pattern Matching Capabilities of Connectionist Networks.
	 (Antal van den Bosch and Walter Daelemans)

	 Analogical Modelling of Main Stress Assignment in
			 Dutch Simplex Words.
			 (Gert Durieux)

		 Learning Vowel Harmony.
			 (Mark Ellison)

 Bootstrapping Syntactic Categories Using Statistical Methods.
		 (Steven Finch and Nick Chater)

	 Inductive Learning of Reversible Grammars.
		 (Sven Naumann and Jurgen Schrepp)

 On the Significance of Closed Classes and Boundary Conditions:
	 Experiments in Lexical and Syntactic Learning.
			 (David Powers)

 Filtering the Pravda with a Self-Organizing Neural Net.
			 (Jan Scholtes)

 Resolving Linguistic Ambiguities with a Neural Data-Oriented
			 Parsing System.
			 (Jan Scholtes)
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Message 3: Papers: Philosophy

Date: Wed, 22 Apr 92 15:17:36 EDPapers: Philosophy
From: <staintonAthena.MIT.EDU>
Subject: Papers: Philosophy

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CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS

 Announcing the First Harvard-MIT Graduate Student Philosophy
 Colloquium

 Harvard University

 and

 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 November 6 - 8, 1992

Papers are invited from graduate students on any philosophical
topic. Presentations should be 40 minutes in length, to be
followed by a 20 minute question period.

Students are invited to submit four copies of an abstract 2 - 3
pages in length to:

Robert Stainton
Philosophy Section
MIT -- Room 20D-213
Cambridge, MA
U.S.A. 02139

On a separate sheet, please give:

a. your name
b. the title of your paper
c. your address, phone number and e-mail address
d. your departmental affiliation

The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 1992. Late submissions
will be considered only under special circumstances.

For further information, please contact:

Robert Stainton Tamar Gendler
MIT Harvard
(617) 253-2690 (617) 661-0940
staintonathena.mit.edu gendlerhusc.harvard.edu

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