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Wed 29 Mar 1995

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Message 1: Research studentships at YORK UK

Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 11:40:43 Research studentships at YORK UK
From: J Local <lang4tmphost.york.ac.uk>
Subject: Research studentships at YORK UK

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RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS IN LINGUISTICS

available from OCTOBER 1995

DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTIC SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF YORK

TWO studentships worth fees and =A36,000 p.a.=20
ONE scholarship worth fees and =A31,200 p.a.

These awards are open to students who apply for MPhil or
DPhil registration. One award can be held within any area of research
within the department. Two will be given in specific areas within
department's reseach profile:

In syntax/Semantics (specifically for work related to
theories of functional categories; the syntax/semantics interface; or
monostratal models of grammar). =20

In Phonetics/Phonology (specifically for work in the formal modelling
of phonetic interpretation in declarative prosodic phonology; or the
modelling of voice source characteristics for personalized speech
synthesis).

Award holders will be required to undertake up to sixty-six hours
teaching each year as a condition of their grant. We also run a taught
MA course in linguistics, and award holders will have the opportunity
to follow some or all of this course as preparation for their
MPhil/DPhil work.

The Prospectus gives further details of MA, MPhil and DPhil programmes
(including the possibility of part time study). Award holders must be
citizens of the EU. For a Prospectus, further details of awards, and
application forms write to: graduate office, University of York,
Heslington, York YO1 5DD, England. Or ring the Departmental Office
on +44 1904 432650.

NEW CLOSING DATE 30 APRIL.

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* John Local *
* Professor of Phonetics and Linguistics *
* Department of Language and Linguistic Science *
* University of York *
* Heslington *
* YORK YO1 5DD *
* * =20
* Tel: UK+ 0904 432658 * =20
* E-mail lang4unix.york.ac.uk *
* my URL http://www.york.ac.uk/~lang4 *
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Message 2: Comp Ling Summer School

Date: Fri, 24 Mar 1995 10:59:08 Comp Ling Summer School
From: Nicolas Nicolov <nicolasaisb.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Comp Ling Summer School


 International Summer School
 "CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS"
 ____________________________________________________________________

 9 - 13 Sept 1995
 Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria


DATES: 9 - 13 Sept 1995 (arrival 8 Sept)

LOCATION:

 Tzigov Chark is a beautiful resort in the Rhodope Mountains
 surrounding the Batak Lake. Tzigov Chark is 150km from Sofia,
 the capital of Bulgaria.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME:

A. Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
 Lexicalized tree-adjoining grammars

J. Tsujii (UMIST, Manchester, UK)
 Knowledge acquisition from corpora

J. Haller (IAI, Saarbrucken, Germany)
 Unification-based Machine Translation

J. Schutz (IAI, Saarbrucken, Germany)
 Language Engineering

J. Hutchins (University of East Anglia, UK)
 Machine translation: history, current status and
 possible future developments

W. von Hahn (University of Hamburg, Germany)
 Knowledge-based Machine Aided Translation

Y. Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
 Lexical knowledge acquisition

A. Ramsey (University College Dublin)
 Interpretation in context

Key-sun Choi (KAIST, Taejon, Korea)
 English-to-Korean Machine Translation

R. Delmonte (University of Venice, Italy)
 Referring expressions in sublanguages

C. Martin-Vide (Universidad Rovira i Virgilli, Tarragona, Spain)
 Mathematical Linguistics: its relevance for
 Computational Linguistics and Cognitive Science

 Other speakers are expected to confirm their participation.
 A more complete list will be given in the next announcement.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Ruslan Mitkov IAI Saarbruecken/Institute of Mathematics, Sofia
Manfred Kudlek University of Hamburg, Germany
Michael Zock LIMSI, Orsay, France
Nikolai Nikolov Incoma, Bulgaria
Victoria Arranz CCL, UMIST, Manchester, UK
Nicolas Nicolov Dept. of AI, University of Edinburgh, UK

SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION:

 For further information please contact:
 Nicolas Nicolov (nicolasedinburgh.aisb.ac.uk) or
 Prof. Ruslan Mitkov (mitkovinformatik.uni-hamburg.de)

RELATED EVENTS:

 The summer school participants are also invited to take part in the
 Int. Conference "RECENT ADVANCES IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING",
 which will take place immediately after the summer school in
 Velingrad, 20 km from Tzigov Chark.

 Further information about the conference can be obtained from:
 Nicolas Nicolov (nicolasaisb.edinburgh.ac.uk) or
 Prof. R. Mitkov (mitkovinformatik.uni-hamburg.de) or
 you can have a look at the conference WWW page at URL:
 http://www.dai.ed.ac.uk/misc/NLP_Conf.html

NB Prof. Ruslan Mitkov's NEW email is: (mitkovinformatik.uni-hamburg.de)

NEXT ANOUNCEMENT:

A more complete tutorial program, information about registration fees,
and accommodation will be posted in due time.
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