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Date: Sat, 12 Feb 1994 09:28:12 CUNY Conference Program
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(To the LINGUIST list editors: I apologize for the first announcement which
I submitted to you for posting on the list: it was too long. I hope this
abbreviated version can be posted. Irina Sekerina, CUNY Grad Center)
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 SEVENTH ANNUAL CUNY CONFERENCE ON HUMAN SENTENCE PROCESSING
 March 17-19, 1994

 Sponsors
City University of New York Graduate Center; University of Arizona, Cognitive
Science Program; University of Massachusetts at Amherst; The Center for
the Sciences of Languages, University of Rochester

The conference will be at the CUNY Graduate Center, 33 West 42nd Street,
New York, N.Y. 10036

 - PROGRAM -
THURSDAY AFTERNOON 17 MARCH (Auditorium, Library level) (registration
from 12.00)
12.45 WELCOMING REMARKS

1.00 Janet L. Nicol, Kenneth I. Forster (U. Arizona), and Gabriella Vigliocco
(U. Trieste)
-- Production of (and Sensitivity to) Subject-Verb Agreement Errors
1.30 Bob Carpenter (Carnegie Mellon U.)
-- Principle-based Parsing in HPSG
2.00 Michael K. Tanenhaus, Michael Spivey-Knowlton, Kathy Eberhard, and Julie
Sedivy (U. Rochester)
-- Exploring the Language-Vision Interface: Using Eye Movements to Monitor
Spoken Language Comprehension in Visual Contexts

 coffee and refreshments 2.30-3.00

3.00 H. Nicholas Nagel and Lewis P. Shapiro (Florida Atlantic U.)
-- The Effect of Linguistic Prosody on the Processing of Long Distance
Dependencies
3.30 Edgar Zurif (Brandeis U. & Boston U. School of Medicine), David A. Swinney
 (U. California, San Diego), Penny Prather (Boston U. School of Medicine &
 Boston VMAC), and Tracy Love (U. California
, San Diego)
-- The Processing of Intra-Sentence Dependencies in Aphasia: Evidence for
Cerebral Localization of Processing Resources
4.00 Dianne Bradley and Bernadette Dejean de la Batie (Monash U.)
-- Word Boundary Ambiguity in Spoken French

 coffee and refreshments 4.30-5.00

5.00 Richard S. Kayne (CUNY Graduate Center)
-- Tutorial on Syntactic Theory - The Antisymmetry of Syntax

 WINE RECEPTION 6.00-8.30 - 17th Floor
 (Cash bar 18th Floor)
 POSTER SESSION 6.30-8.30 - 17th Floor

 FRIDAY MORNING 18 MARCH (Auditorium) (coffee and bagels from 8.30)
 Special Session: Competence and Performance: Long-Distance Dependencies

9.00 Paul Gorrell (U. Maryland)
-- Grammars, Parsers, and Long-distance Dependencies
9.30 Martin Pickering (U. Glasgow)
-- Sentence Processing as Dependency Formation
10.00 Annie Zaenen (Rank Xerox Research Centre, France)
-- Long-distance Dependencies and Word-order Variation without Traces

 coffee and refreshments 10.30-11.00

11.00 Ted Gibson (MIT)
-- Sentence Processing with Empty Categories
11.30 Ivan A. Sag (Stanford U.)
-- Long-distance Dependencies without Empty Categories
12.00 Mark Steedman (U. Pennsylvania) PLEASE POST
-- Grammars and Principles

 FRIDAY AFTERNOON (Auditorium)
 Special Session: Syntactic Structure in Connectionist Systems

2.30 Paul Smolensky (U. Colorado, Boulder)
-- Optimality in Universal Grammar, Acquisition, and Processing
3.15 William Bechtel (Georgia State U.)
-- Establishing Dependency Relations in Connectionist Networks
3.45 George Berg (SUNY Albany) and John E. Rager (Amherst College)
-- From Explicit to Implicit: Three Ways to Get Connectionist Syntax

 coffee and refreshments 4.15-4.45

4.45 James B. Henderson (U. Pennsylvania)
-- Connectionist Syntactic Parsing Using Temporal Variable Binding
5.15 Suzanne Stevenson (U. Toronto)
-- Competition and Disambiguation in a Network Model of Human Parsing
5.45 Gerard Kempen and Theo Vosse (U. Leiden)
-- The Unification Space: A Hybrid Model of Human Syntactic Processing

 SATURDAY MORNING 19 MARCH (Auditorium) (coffee and bagels from 8.30)

9.00 Cornell Juliano and Michael K. Tanenhaus (U. Rochester)
-- Using Connectionist Modeling to Evaluate a Lexicalist Proposal for Parsing
Preferences
9.30 Paola Merlo (U. Geneva)
-- Determining Objective Norms of Verb Continuation Frequencies for Syntactic
Processing
10.00 Laurie A. Stowe (Rijksuniversiteit & University Hospital, Groningen)
-- PET Studies of Language Processing: The Technique, the Data, and
the Potential

10.30 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 coffee and refreshments 10.45-11.15

11.15 Janet Dean Fodor (CUNY Graduate Center) and Atsu Inoue (Kantoogakuin U.,
Tokyo)
-- The Diagnosis and Cure of Garden Paths
11.45 Lyn Frazier (U. Massachusetts)
-- Sentence (Re)-analysis
12.15 Laurie A. Stowe, Edith Kaan (Rijksuniversiteit & University Hospital,
Groningen), Peter Culicover, and Michael Torello (Ohio State U.)
-- Predicate Argument Structure: Subcategorization or World Knowledge?

 SATURDAY AFTERNOON (Auditorium)
 Special Session: Lexical Semantics

2.30 Yael Ravin (T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM)
-- Introductory Tutorial
3.00 David Dowty (Ohio State U.)
-- 'The garden swarms with bees' and the Fallacy of So-called Argument
Alternations
3.30 Sue Atkins (Oxford University Press)
-- Learning from the Language: a Corpus-centred Approach to Dictionary
Compiling

 coffee and refreshments 4.00-4.30

4.30 George A. Miller and Claudia Leacock (Princeton U.)
-- Lexical Aspects of Sentence Processing
5.00 James Pustejovsky (Brandeis U.)
-- Polysemy and Compositionality

CUT HERE_______________________________________________________________________
 PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

Please pre-register if possible. Pre-registration fees must be included with
this form; fees may be paid with check or money order payable to CUNY SENTENCE
PROCESSING CONFERENCE. Pre-registration will be accepted through 14 March.

 Student Non-Student
Preregistration $10 $30__________________ Some additional student
 travel fellowships may
 may be available. Fill
 in your social security
 /student I.D.#
Walk-in registration $20 $40 here to apply for trave
 l funds IF AVAILABLE.
 Application
 deadline 28 February.

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 Sentence Processing Conference
 Linguistics Program
 CUNY Graduate Center
 33 West 42nd Street
 New York, NY 10036

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