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Message 1: Workshop Announcement: TWLT9

Date: Mon, 27 Feb 95 14:44:45 10Workshop Announcement: TWLT9
From: Toine Andernach <andernaccs.utwente.nl>
Subject: Workshop Announcement: TWLT9

Twente Workshop on Language Technology
 Corpus-Based Approaches to Dialogue Modelling
 June 9, 1995
 Preliminary Announcement

On June 9, the ninth international Twente Workshop on Language Technology
(TWLT 9) will take place at the University of Twente, Enschede, the
Netherlands. This time, the workshop will be devoted to approaches which
emphasize the use of empirical data as a basis for dialogue modelling.
Special attention will be paid to the exploitation of man-man and
(simulated) man-machine dialogues for the design of (spoken) dialogue
models and systems.

Proceedings will be available at the workshop. More detailed information
about the programme will be available in March at
URL http://hydra.cs.utwente.nl/~stan/twlt9/

Topics

The workshop will be organized around the following subjects

 * corpus based methods as applied to dialogue modelling
 * methods for evaluating implemented dialogue models
 * dialogue formalisms, speech acts, dialogue grammars
 * intention based approaches to dialogue modelling
 * tools and methods to obtain and process dialogues
 * multimodal dialogues

Organization

TWLT9 is organized by the PARLEVINK-project of the University of Twente in
cooperation with IPO and KPN Research.

Toine Andernach, University of Twente
email: andernaccs.utwente.nl; fax: +31 53 895283

Stan P. van de Burgt, KPN Research
email: S.P.vandeBurgtresearch.ptt.nl; fax: +31 70 3326477

Gerrit van der Hoeven, Institute for Perception Research/Philips Research
email: vdhoevenprl.philips.nl

Registration fees

Regular registration fee: DFL 75.-
Students registration fee: DFL 40.-
This includes a lunch, coffee and proceedings.
Registration fee is to be paid on site.

Please register well in advance and no later than May 15.
The number of participants is limited to 50.

Conference Site

The workshop will take place in the "Demozaal" in building L of the
Informatica-complex at the campus of the University of Twente, Enschede,
The Netherlands. The campus can be reached by car (follow the route to
'Universiteit') and by bus from Hengelo station (nr. 15 or 51) or from
Enschede station (nr. 1 or 51). The workshop is a 10 minutes walk from the
campus entrance. Follow the red signs reading "TWLT".

Information

For more information on the workshop, please contact the organizers. For
other information and accomodation, please contact:

TWLT secretariat
University of Twente
Department of Computer Science
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
tel: +31 53 893680
fax: +31 53 895283
email: twltcs.utwente.nl

Registration

For registration, you can either contact the workshop secretariat or fill
out the form on URL http://hydra.cs.utwente.nl/~stan/twlt9/
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Message 2: PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR EACL SIGDAT WORKSHOP

Date: Mon, 27 Feb 95 11:18:19 -0PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR EACL SIGDAT WORKSHOP
From: <evelyneresearch.att.com>
Subject: PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR EACL SIGDAT WORKSHOP



 FROM TEXTS TO TAGS: ISSUES IN MULTILINGUAL LANGUAGE ANALYSIS

 Dublin, Ireland - March 27, 1995

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:10 Welcome

9:10-9:35: D. Elworthy
 Tagset Design and Inflected Languages

9:35-10:00 J. Hughes, C. Souter & E. Atwell
 Automatic Extraction of Tagset Mappings from Parallel-Annotated Corpora

10:00-10:25 K. Gojenola
 Different Issues in the Design of a Lemmatizer/Tagger for Basque

10:25-10:55 COFFEE

10:55-11:35 G. Leech (invited speaker)

11:35-12:00 S. Teufel
 A Support Tool for Tagset Mappping

12:00-12:25 S. Armstrong, G. Russell, D. Petitpierre, G. Robert
 An Open Architecture for Multilingual Text Processing

12:25-12:55 C. Thielen
 An Approach to Proper Name Tagging for German

12:55-14:00 LUNCH

14:00-14:25 H. Feldweg
 Implementation and Evaluation of a New German HMM
 Model for POS Disambiguation

14:25-14:50 H. Schmid
 Improvements in Part-of-Speech Tagging with an Application to German

14:50-15:15 E. Tzoukerman, D. R. Radev & W. A. Gale
 Combining Linguistic Knowledge and Statistical Learning in French

15:15-15:40 J.-P. Chanod & P. Tapanainen
 Creating a Tagset, Lexicon and Guesser for a French Tagger

15:40-16:00 TEA

16:00-16:25 R. Sproat
 A Finite-State Architecture for Tokenization and Grapheme-to-Phoneme
 Conversion in Multilingual Text Analysis

16:25-16:50 E. Giguet
 Multilingual Sentence Categorization According to Language

16:50-17:15 T. McEnery & Oates
 Cognate Extraction in the Crater Project: Methods and Assessment

17:15-17:30 Conclusion/Discussion
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