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Confs: Language Processing (Amlap programme)

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Date: Fri, 03 Nov 1995 17:51:15 Amlap Programme
From: amlap conference <amlapcogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Amlap Programme


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			 AMLaP-95 Conference
 "ARCHITECTURES AND MECHANISMS FOR LANGUAGE PROCESSING"

 Final Programme Announcement
			Call for Participation

			 1-2 DECEMBER 1995
			CARLTON HIGHLAND HOTEL
			 EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

			 Sponsored by:

		 HUMAN COMMUNICATION RESEARCH CENTRE
		UNIVERSITIES OF EDINBURGH AND GLASGOW

		 CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE
		 UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH


Invited speakers:

 Colin Brown, Max Planck Institut fur Psycholinguistik
 Charles Clifton, Jr., University of Massachussets, Amherst
 Lyn Frazier, University of Massachussets, Amherst
 Don Mitchell, University of Exeter
 Mike Tanenhaus, University of Rochester


This announcement provides the programme for the Architectures and
Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, which will be
held in Edinburgh, on Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December, 1995.
The aim of this conference is to bring experimental and computational
psycholinguists together to discuss the architectures and mechanisms of
the human language processor, and their empirical consequences.

Conference Chairs:
 Matt Crocker
 Martin Pickering


 *** CONFERENCE PROGRAMME ***

Day One
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 8:15 - 9:00am Registration

 9:00 - 9:10am Opening Remarks

 9:10 - 10:10am Invited Speaker: Don Mitchell (Exeter)
 Tuned Depth-First Parsing

10:10 - 10:40am Matt Traxler & Martin Pickering (Glasgow)
 Ambiguity Resolution in Sentence Processing: Simplicity
 or Likelihood?

10:40 - 11:10am CoffeeBreak

11:10 - 11:40am Barbara Hemforth, Lars Koniecny, Christoph Scheepers (Freiburg)
 Syntactic Attachment and Anaphor Resolution: The Two
 Sides of Relative Clause Attachment

11:40 - 12:10am Sigrid Lipka (Sussex)
 Semantic Effects when Reading Sentences with Early/Late
 Closure Ambiguities

12:10 - 12:40pm Gerry Altmann (Sussex)
 Late Closure in Context: Some Consequences for Parsimony

 12:40 - 2:30pm Buffet Lunch & Poster Session

 2:30 - 3:30pm Invited Speaker: Chuck Clifton (UMass)
 Evaluating Models of Human Sentence Processing

 3:30 - 4:00pm Paul Gorrell (MPI, Leipzig)
 Structural Factors in First-Pass Parsing and Reanalysis

 4:00 - 4:30pm Coffee Break

 4:30 - 5:00pm Richard Lewis (Ohio State)
 The Structural Garden Path Hypothesis: A Point of
 Convergence in Recent Successful Garden Path Theories

 5:00 - 5:30pm Angela Friederici (MPI, Leipzig)
 Event-Related Brain Potentials Reflect the Time Course
 of Syntactic and Semantic Processing During Word Integration

 5:30 - 6:00pm Break

 6:00 - 7:00pm Invited Speaker: Colin Brown (MPI, Nijmegen)
 On the Neurobiology of Language Processing:
 Implications for the Human Language Processor

Day Two
=======

 9:00 - 10:00am Invited Speaker: Michael Tanenhaus (Rochester)
 Modelling Discourse Context Effects: A Multiple
 Constraints Approach

10:00 - 10:30am Paola Merlo & Susanne Stevenson (Geneva/Rutgers)
 The Role of Structural Complexity in Processing Reduced
 Relative Constructions

10:30 - 11:00am Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30am Steffan Corley & Matt Crocker (Edinburgh)
 Lexical Co-occurrence Frequencies in a Modular HSPM.

11:30 - 12:00am Jamie Henderson (Exeter)
 Constituency, Context, and Connectionism in Syntactic Parsing

12:00 - 12:30pm Wayne Murray & Claire Reilly (Dundee)
 Distant Relatives

 12:30 - 2:30pm Buffet Lunch & Poster Session

 2:30 - 3:00pm Amit Almor (USC)
 The Discourse Function of NP Anaphors

 3:00 - 3:30pm Linda Moxey, Tony Sanford, & Kevin Paterson (Glasgow)
 Negation and Complement Set Focus

 3:30 - 4:00pm William Marslen-Wilson & Gareth Gaskell (Birkbeck)
 Perceptual Experience And Cognitive Architecture

 4:00 - 4:30pm Coffee Break

 4:30 - 5:00pm Marica Di Vincenzi (CNR, Rome)
 Syntactic Analysis in Sentence Comprehension: Some
 Evidence from Italian

 5:00 - 6:00pm Invited Speaker: Lyn Frazier (UMass)
 On Interpretation: Minimal Lowering

 For a complete list, including the poster titles, see our web page:
 >>> http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~amlap/ <<<

		 *** REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION ***

REGISTRATION

The conference will be held at the Carlton Highland Hotel in the
heart of Edinburgh. Registrations fees are shown below and include
attendance of the conference, lunch on both days, and a copy of all
abstracts being presented.

 | by 20 Nov | after 20 Nov
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Regular: | 67.50 | 80.00
Student: | 37.50 | 50.00

To register, please send your payment (as outlined below), and a cover
letter stating that you wish to register for the AMLaP-95 conference,
and include your full name, affiliation, address, phone, fax, and
e-mail. Students must also include proof of student status. This
should be sent to:

 AMLaP-95
 Human Communication Research Centre
 2 Buccleuch Place
 Edinburgh, EH8 9LW
 United Kingdom

PAYMENT:

1. Cheques should be drawn on a British bank in pounds sterling, and
 made payable to "The University of Edinburgh".

2. Direct Transfers should be sent to:

 Edinburgh University Account - 00919680
 Bank of Scotland
 32a Chambers Street
 Edinburgh
 Sort Code 80-02-24

 Transfers must mention Amlap A/c 265GG00009

3 We are able to accept payment from a variety of credit cards (Visa,
 Mastercard, Switch, and Delta). Payments made by credit card will
 incur an additional charge of 2% of the total amount due. If you
 wish to pay by credit card please complete the following form, and
 send it to us by post (we need a real signature):

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 Name:

 Address to which the card is registered:

 Card type: (Visa, MC, Switch, Delta):

 Card number:

 Valid from: Expiry date:

 Amount due:
 Administration charge (2%):

 Total amount to be charged to card:

 Signature:


 Date:
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ACCOMMODATION

1 Accommodation is also available at the Carlton Highland Hotel, the
 conference venue. This is one of Edinburgh's top hotels, and we
 have arranged a special conference rate of #65 B&B single
 occupancy, per night. To book a room contact the hotel directly,
 and mention the AMLaP conference:

 The Carlton Highland Hotel
 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1
 Phone: +44 131 556 7277
 Fax: +44 131 556 2691

2 Finally, there are numerous B&Bs and Guest Houses in Edinburgh, for
 those seeking less expensive accommodation. We can provide a list
 upon request, but please check the web page first, which has full
 details.

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