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Tue 25 Apr 1995

Confs: Natural language Understanding and Logic Programming

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Subject: Natural language Understanding and Logic Programming

 Fifth International Workshop on

 Natural language Understanding and Logic Programming

Conference dates: May 29 (Mon) --- 31 (Wed), 1995

Conference place: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
 Avenida de Berna, 45


Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo) Yuji Matsumoto (Nara)
Harvey Abramson (Aizu) Charles Grant Brown (Stockholm)
Veronica Dahl (Vancouver) Sandiway Fong (NEC, Princeton)
Mark Johnson (Providence, RI) Martin Kay (Xerox, Palo Alto)
Gregers Koch (Copenhagen) Michael C. McCord (IBM Yorktown)
Fred Popowich (Vancouver) Patrick Saint-Dizier (Toulouse)
Luis Moniz Pereira (Lisbon) Helder Coelho (Lisbon)
Ryoichi Sugimura(Matsushita Electric Ind.,Osaka)
Gabriel P. Lopes (Lisbon) (chair)


MONDAY, May 29

9:00-9:30: Registration
9:45-10:00: Opening remarks, welcome
10:00-11:00: Fernando Pereira, invited speaker
11:00-11:30: Coffee break
11:30-12:30: paper's presentation on discourse
11:30 Seiki Akama and Michio Kobayashi, Japan
 "A labelled Deductive Approach to DRT I"
12:00 Irene Pimenta Rodrigues Gabriel Pereira Lopes, Portugal
 "Representing events and states for information retrieval from text"
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00: Sandiway Fong, invited speaker
15:00-15:30: Coffee break
15:30-17:00: paper's presentation on Generation and Machine Translation
15:30 Claire Gardent, Germany
 "Generating Discourse"
16:00 Barbara Gawronska and Caroline Willners, Sweden
 "Automatic Generation of Domain-Specific Abstracts"
16:30 Fred Popowich, Canada
 "Improving the Efficiency of a Generating Algorithm for Shake and
 Bake Machine Translation Using Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar"
18:00 Wellcome Port at Lisbon's City Council


9:00-10:00: Harvey Abramson, invited speaker
10:00-11:00: paper's presentation on well formedness
10:00 Robert Pasero and Paul Sabatier, France
 "Guided Sentences Composition"
10:30 Joao Balsa, Veronica Dahl and G. Pereira Lopes, Portugal and Canada
 "Datalog Grammars for Abductive Syntactic Error Diagnosis and Repair"
11:00-11:30: Coffee break
11:30-12:30: paper's presentation on parsing
11:30 Klaus Mecklenburg, Paul Heisterkamp, and Gerhard Hanrieder, Germany
 "A Robust parser for continuous spoken language using PROLOG"
12:00 Norman Creaney, United Kingdom
 "Implementing Scope and Dependency Constraints in a Typed Attribute
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00: Randy Sharp, invited speaker
15:00-15:30: Coffee break
15:30-17:00: paper's presentation on computational lexicons
15:30 A.Michiels, Belgium
 "Multi-word Units in Horatio"
16:00 Patrick SAINT-DIZIER, France
 "Modelling Type Coercion in Generative Lexicon and its
 Implementation in Logic Grammars"
16:30 Masahiko Haruno, Japan
 "Verbal Case Frame Acquisition as Data Compression"

Workshop dinner


9:00-10:30: paper's presentation on features, parsing and pragmatics
9:00 Shuly Wintner, and Nissim Francez, Israel
 "Abstract Machine for Typed Feature Structures"
9:30 Walt Detmar Meurers, and Guido Minnen, Germany
 "A Computational Treatment of Lexical Rules as Covariation in
 Lexical Entries"
10:00 Seiki Akama, Japan,
 "Formalizing Implicatures in Annotated Logic"
10:30-11:00: Coffee break
11:00-12:30: Round table on Teaching, research and industrial prospects for
 Natural Language Understanding and Logic Programming

12:30-12:45: Close


Lena Stromback, Sweden
 "Using Logic Programming Results while Developing a Flexible
 Unification-Based Grammar Formalism"
Philippe Blache, and Nabil Hathout, France
 "Constraint Logic Programming for Natural Language Processing"

The above reserve papers will be published in the Proceedings. They will be

presented if any of the other authors can't present their papers at last minute.

These papers will be published by Springer Verlag in the LNAI Series.


During the two and a half days duration of the workshop there will be a book

exhibition by some of the leading international publishers.


NLULP'95 is sponsored by Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundacao Luso-
Americana para o Desenvolvimento (FLAD), Fundacao do Oriente, Junta Nacional
de Investigacao Cientifica e Tecnologica (JNICT), Associacao Portuguesa para
a Inteligencia Artificial (APPIA), the Network of Excellence in
Computational Logic (COMPULOG NET), Secretaria de Estado da Ciencia e
Tecnologia, Caixa Geralde Depositos, Banco Portugues do Atlantico, IBM
Portuguesa, SA, Camara Municipalde Lisboa.


More information about registration forms, contact: (Gabriel
Pereira Lopes
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