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Confs: Formal description of Slavic lgs, Program for EACL-95

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II. Conference Announcement & Call for Papers

 1st European Conference on
 Formal Description of Slavic Languages
 30 November - 2 December 1995
 Universitaet Leipzig

Over the last decades linguistics has seen the development of formal
models that aim at an explicit description of the complex and
interdependent grammatical properties of natural languages. The
conference will for the first time bring together those linguists who are
particularly concerned with the formal description of Slavic languages. A
European forum will be created that will ultimately lead to a better
communication between formal Slavists, similar to the annual Formal
Approaches to Slavic Linguistics workshops in the United States of

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute talks (20-minute presentation plus 10
minutes for discussion) on issues in syntax, morphology, phonology, and
semantics of the Slavic languages. Presentation will be in any of the
Slavic languages, English, or German.

Deadline for submitting abstracts: May 30, 1995

Organizing Committee:
Gerhild Zybatow, Dorothee Fehrmann, Uwe Junghanns

For further information contact:

Gerhild Zybatow
Universitaet Leipzig
Philologische Fakultaet
Institut fuer Slavistik
Augustusplatz 9
04109 Leipzig

phone: (0341) 719 2944/3003
fax: (0341) 719 3002
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 7th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for
 Computational Linguistics
 March 27-31, 1995
 University College Dublin
 Belfield, Dublin, Ireland


Registration information is available from the ftp file server:

 $ ftp
 Name ( anonymous
 Password: yournameaddress [not echoed]
 cd acl-l/Eacl95
 ftp) get registration.txt.Z
 ftp) quit
 $ uncompress registration.txt.Z


9:00-9:30: Registration
9:45-10:00: Opening remarks, welcome
10:00-11:00: Stuart Shieber, invited speaker (theatre P)
11:00-11:30: Coffee
11:30-12:30: Parallel sessions

theatre P:

11:30 Uwe Reyle
 On Reasoning with Ambiguities
12:00 Anette Frank, Uwe Reyle
 Principle Based Semantics for HPSG

theatre N:

11:30 Andy Lauriston
 Criteria for Measuring Term Recognition
12:00 F. Wolinski, F Vichot, B Dillet
 Automatic Processing of Proper Names in Texts

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

2:00 Mary Dalrymple, Andrew Kehler, John Lamping, Vijay Saraswat
 The Semantics of Resource Sharing in Lexical-Functional Grammar
2:30 Patrick Blackburn, Claire Gardent
 A Specification Language for Lexical Functional Grammars
3:00 J"urgen Wedekind
 Some Remarks on the Decidability of the Generation Problem in
 LFG- and PATR-Style Unification Grammars

theatre N: Student Session

2:00 Kuang-hua Chen
 Topic Identification in Discourse
2:30 David Tugwell
 A State-Transition Grammar for Data-Oriented Parsing
3:00 Christopher C. Huckle
 Grouping Words Using Statistical Context

3:30-4:00 Tea

4:00-5:30: Parallel sessions

theatre P:

4:00 Moon J. Kim, Young S. Han, Key-Sun Choi
 Collocation Map for Overcoming Data Sparseness
4:30 Brett Kessler
 Computational dialectology in Irish Gaelic
5:00 Mark Davis, Ted Dunning, Bill Ogden
 Text Alignment in the Real World: Improving Alignments of
 Noisy Translations Using Common Lexical Features, String
 Matching Strategies and N-Gram Comparisons

theatre N:

4:00 Bill Keller, David Weir
 A tractable extension of linear indexed grammar
4:30 Chris Brew
 Stochastic HPSG
5:00 Annius V. Groenink
 Literal Movement Grammars

THURSDAY, March 30

9:30-10:30: Patrick Hanks, invited speaker (theatre P)
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:30: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

11:00 Gregory Grefenstette, Simone Teufel
 Corpus-based Method for Automatic Identification of Support
 Verbs for Nominalizations
11:30 Rens Bod
 A Statistical Model for Corpus-Based Semantic Interpretation
12:00 Francesc Ribas Framis
 On Learning more Appropriate Selectional Restrictions

theatre N:

11:00 David Milward
 Incremental Interpretation of Categorial Grammar
11:30 Mark Hepple
 Mixing Modes of Linguistic Description in Categorial Grammar
12:00 Glyn Morrill
 Higher-order Linear Logic Programming of Categorial Deduction

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

2:00 Hinrich Schuetze
 Distributional Part-of-Speech Tagging
2:30 Jean-Pierre Chanod, Pasi Tapanainen
 Tagging French -- comparing a statistical and a
 constraint-based method
3:00 Atro Voutilainen
 A syntax-based part-of-speech analyser

theatre N:

2:00 Suresh Manandhar
 Deterministic Consistency Checking of LP Constraints
2:30 Guido Minnen, Dale Gerdemann, Thilo G"otz
 Off-line optimization for Earley-style HPSG processing
3:00 Gregor Erbach
 ProFIT: Prolog with Features, Inheritance and Templates

3:30-4:00 Tea

4:00-5:00 EACL Business Meeting (theatre P)

Evening: conference banquet

FRIDAY, March 31

9:30-10:30: Wolfgang Wahlster, invited speaker (theatre P)
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:30: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

11:00 Jan Alexandersson, Elisabeth Maier, Norbert Reithinger
 A Robust and Efficient Three-Layered Dialog Component for a
 Speech-to-Speech Translation System
11:30 Andrei Mikheev, Steven Finch
 A Workbench for Acquisition of Ontological Knowledge from
 Natural Language
12:00 David Carter
 Rapid Development of Morphological Descriptions for Full
 Language Processing Systems

theatre N: student session

11:00 Pierre Sablayrolles
 The Semantics of Motion
11:30 Saliha Azzam
 An algorithm to coordinate anaphora resolution and PPs
12:00 Hercules Dalianis (Stockholm, Sweden)
 Aggregation in the NL-generator of the Visual and Natural
 language Specification Tool

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

2:00 Atro Voutilainen, Timo Jarvinen
 Specifying a shallow grammatical representation for parsing
2:30 Caroline Lyon, Bob Dickerson
 A fast partial parse of natural language sentences using a
 connectionist method
3:00 Kong Joo Lee, Cheol Jung Kwon, Jungyun Seo, Gil Chang Kim
 A Robust Parser Based on Syntactic Information

theatre N:

2:00 Richard Crouch
 Ellipsis and Quantification: A Substitutional Approach
2:30 Michael Strube, Udo Hahn
 Anaphora in Dependency Grammar
3:00 Beryl Hoffman
 Integrating ``Free'' Word Order Syntax and Information Structure

3:30-4:00 Tea

4:00-5:00: Parallel Sessions

theatre P:

4:00 Janet Hitzeman, Marc Moens, Claire Grover
 Algorithms for Analysing the Temporal Structure of Discourse
4:30 Rani Nelken, Nissim Francez
 Splitting the reference time: temporal ansaphora and
 quantification in DR

theatre N: student session

4:00 Patrick Sturt
 Incorporating ``Unconscious Reanalysis'' into an Incremental,
 Monotonic Parser
4:30 Tanya Bowden
 Cooperative Error Handling and Shallow Processing

Reserve Student Paper:
Frank Keller
Towards an Account of Extraposition in HPSG
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