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Message 1: CompLing Summer School

Date: Wed, 15 Jun 94 09:09:48 BSCompLing Summer School
From: Nicolas Nicolov <nicolasaisb.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: CompLing Summer School


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First Announcement

 International Summer School
 "CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS"
____________________________________________________________________

 1 - 6 Sept 1994
 Tuzlata, Black Sea Coast, BULGARIA

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF:

 European Association for Machine Translation and
 ECCAI-European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence

DATES: 1 - 6 Sept 1994, (arrival 31 Aug, departure 7 Sep)

LOCATION:

 Bulgaria, Black Sea Coast, Tuzlata, SBA Motel (60km to the north of
 Varna, 10km to the north of Balchik). The motel is 30m from the
 beach and has been chosen to allow for a creative environment. It
 has a lecture hall, two restaurants, one bar, two swimming pools.

PROGRAMME:

 TUTORIALS:

 Margaret King (ISSCO, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
 Evaluation of Machine Translation Systems

 Sergei Nirenburg (Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA)
 Latest Developments in Machine Translation

 Pieter Seuren (University of Nijmegen, Netherlands)
 Introduction to Semantic Syntax

 Michael Zock (LIMSI - CNRS, Paris, France)
 The meanings in the language, in the world,
 in our minds

 Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI, Saarbruecken, Germany)
 Multilingual Natural Language Interfaces

 Harold Somers (CCL, UMIST, Manchester, UK)
 Introduction to Machine Translation

 Rodolfo Delmonte (University of Venice, Italy)
 Discourse Structure and Reference resolution

 Zaharin Yusoff (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia)
 Machine-Aided Translation

 SHORT COURSES:

 Manfred Kudlek (University of Hamburg, Germany)
 Models for Time, Tense and Aspect in Natural
 Languages

 Carlos Martin-Vide (Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain)
 Mathematical Linguistics: Its relevance for
 Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Science

 Benjamin T'sou (City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
 Automatic Abstraction

 Ruslan Mitkov (IAI, Saarbruecken, Germany)
 Anaphora resolution in Machine Translation

 Dan Cristea (University "Al. I. Cuza" of Iasi, Romania)
 How to synthesize words: the problem of
 multilingual word-form generation

COSTS:

 REGISTRATION FEE:

 USD 460 industrial participants
 USD 350 academic participants
 USD 280 students

 The registration fee covers attendance at the lectures, materials,
 accommodation, meals, reception, and coffee breaks.

TRAVELLING:

 The nearest airport to the location of the summer school is Varna.
 Varna can be reached from the capital (Sofia) by plane, train or bus.
 Another close international airport is Bourgas (south coast).
 Foreign nationals might need a valid entry permit (visa).

ORGANISERS:

 R.Mitkov Institute of Mathematics BULGARIA
 M.Zock LIMSI, Orsay FRANCE
 M.Kudlek University of Hamburg GERMANY
 N.Nikolov Incoma-TD Co, Ltd, Shumen BULGARIA

FURTHER INFORMATION:

 People wishing to participate should contact one of the people
 mentioned below. Please use the attached registration form.

 Ruslan Mitkov E-mail: ruslaniai.uni-sb.de
 Nicolas Nicolov E-mail: nicolasaisb.edinburgh.ac.uk
 Nikolai Nikolov E-mail: nikolovincoma-td.bg
 Tel: +359-54 56948
 Fax: +359-54 56881

REGISTRATION REPLY FORM:

 International Summer School
 "CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS"

Name: (Last)_________________________ (First)_______________________
Affiliation:________________________________________________________
Address:____________________________________________________________
Country:_____________________________
Phone:_______________________________
Fax :_______________________________
Email:_______________________________

* Mail Registration Reply Form to:

 Mr. Nikolai Nikolov
 P.O. Box 20, Incoma,
 9700 Shumen
 BULGARIA

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