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Message 1: Reminder IWCS

Date: Fri, 18 Nov 1994 10:24:07 Reminder IWCS
From: Gerrit M. Rentier ITK <G.M.Rentierkub.nl>
Subject: Reminder IWCS

 *** R E M I N D E R ***

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL SEMANTICS
December 19-21, 1994, Tilburg, The Netherlands

The Institute for Language Technology and Artificial Intelligence
will host a workshop on Computational Semantics that will take
place in Tilburg, The Netherlands, from 19 - 21 December 1994.
The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers involved
in all aspects of computational semantics of natural language.

Hotel-rooms can be booked through the IWCS secretariat (see the
form below), but, if one intends to, it is advisable to do so
shortly, taking into account the upcoming holidays.

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE (Tilburg University, Room AZ9)

MONDAY DECEMBER 19

09.00-09.45 hrs Registration at the hall of building B
09.45-10.00 hrs Opening by Harry Bunt (ITK, Tilburg)
10.00-10.40 hrs Allan Ramsay (Ireland)
 "The Co-operative Lexicon"
10.40-10.55 hrs coffee
10.55-11.35 hrs Chris Fox (UK)
 "Discourse Representation, Type Theory and Property Theory"
11.35-12.15 hrs Rene Ahn (The Netherlands)
 "Dynamic Knowledge States in Type Theory"
12.15-13.45 hrs lunch
13.45-14.25 hrs Henk Zeevat (The Netherlands)
 "Questions and Exhaustivity in Update Semantics"
14.25-15.05 hrs Rodger Kibble (Scotland)
 "Dynamics of Epistemic Modality and Anaphora"
15.05-15.45 hrs Matthew Stone (USA)
 "The Reference Argument of Epistemic `Must'"
15.45-16.00 hrs tea
16.00-16.40 hrs Leon Verschuur (The Netherlands)
 "Agreement and Dynamic Semantics in HPSG"
16.40-17.20 hrs Jonathan Ginzberg (Scotland)
 "An Update Semantics for Dialogue"
17.20 hrs DRINKS

TUESDAY DECEMBER 20

09.00-09.40 hrs Tim Fernando (Germany)
 "What is a DRS?"
09.40-10.20 hrs N. Asher, M. Aurnague, M. Bras, P. Sablayrolles and
 L. Vieu (France)
 "Computing the Spatiotemporal Structure of Discourse"
10.20-10.35 hrs coffee
10.35-11.15 hrs Jose Coch and Raphael David (France)
 "Causality and Multisentential Text"
11.15-11.55 hrs Claire Gardent and Joke Dorrepaal (The Netherlands)
 "Reversible Discourse Processing"
11.55-12.35 hrs Henriette de Swart and Arie Molendijk (The Netherlands)
 "Negation in Narrative Discourse"
12.35-13.45 hrs lunch
13.45-14.25 hrs Nissim Francez and Jonathan Berg (Israel)
 "MDRT: A Multi-Agent Extension of DRT"
14.25-15.05 hrs Massimo Poesio (Scotland)
 "Ambiguity, Underspecification and Discourse Interpretation"
15.05-15.45 hrs J. Bos E. Mastenbroek, S. McGlashan, S. Millies and
 M. Pinkal (Germany)
 "A Compositional DRS-based Formalism for NLP Applications"
15.45-16.00 hrs tea
16.00-16.40 hrs Stephen Pulman (UK)
 "A Computational Theory of Context Dependence"
16.40-17.40 hrs DISCUSSION

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21

09.00-09.40 hrs Tsutomu Fujinami (UK)
 "A Transitional Approach to Semantics: Encoding
 Situation-theoretic Objects into the pi-calculus"
09.40-10.20 hrs Ariel Cohen (USA)
 "Reasoning with Generics"
10.20-10.35 hrs coffee
10.35-11.15 hrs Daniel Marcu and Graeme Hirst (Canada)
 "An Implemented Formalism for Computing Linguistic
 Presuppostions and Existential Commitments"
11.15-12.05 hrs Gosse Bouma (The Netherlands)
 "Calculated Flexibility"
12.05-13.45 hrs lunch

REGISTRATION FORM

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL SEMANTICS
19-21 DECEMBER 1994
TILBURG, THE NETHERLANDS

Name : .................................

Affiliation : .................................

Address : .................................

City, State, Zip Code : .................................

Country : .................................

Telephone : .................................

Fax : .................................

Email address : .................................

REGISTRATION FEE

Before November 1, 1994 Dfl. 275,00
After November 1, 1994 Dfl. 325,00

METHOD OF PAYMENT:

0 Bank Transfer
 Transfer the registration fee in Dutch guilders to:
 * ABN/AMRO Bank
 Account number 45 50 46 042;
 Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 GC TILBURG
 Please mention code 951.55, Computational Semantics, and
 your name. Please calculate transfer charges, as we must
 receive the full registration fee. Any shortfall in fees
 will have to be paid upon arrival.

0 Postal Money Order
 Make the fee (in Dutch guilders) payable to:
 * Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 GC TILBURG
 Please mention code 951.55, Computational Semantics and
 your name. Please calculate transfer charges, as we must
 receive the full registration fee. Any shortfall in fees
 will have to be paid upon arrival.

0 VISA card
 If you pay by credit card please FAX us the following
 information:

 Card number : .........................

 Expiration date : .........................

 Name as it appears on card: .........................

 I authorize Tilburg University to charge my account for

 the total fee of ..........

 (signature)

HOTEL RESERVATION

Do you want us to make hotel reservations for you? (The price of a
single room will be approximately Dfl. 135,00 per person per night,
breakfast included.) YES / NO

If your answer to the previous question was YES, please fill in the
date of your arrival and departure.

Date of arrival : ................................................

Date of departure: ................................................

Send this registration form to:

Marja Klijn
Institute for Language Technology and Artificial Intelligence (ITK)
Tilburg University
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 13 663113
Fax : +31 13 662537
Email:Computational.Semanticskub.nl

Gerrit Rentier (MA)
Institute for Language Technology and Artificial Intelligence
Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Phone: (+31) (0)13 662970
Fax: (+31) (0)13 662537
Email: rentierkub.nl
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