LINGUIST List 7.1815

Mon Dec 23 1996

Confs: Correction, Computational semantics

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  1. Dorthe Bleses, Revision: Conf. Language and cognition in Lang.acq.
  2. Leen Kievit, Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

Message 1: Revision: Conf. Language and cognition in Lang.acq.

Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 10:48:04 +0100
From: Dorthe Bleses <bleseslanguage.ou.dk>
Subject: Revision: Conf. Language and cognition in Lang.acq.



Revision:

The conference "Language and cognition in language acquisition", University
of Odense, Denmark, 20-24 august 1997.

By mistake invited speaker Brian MacWhinney was not mentioned in the first
annoncement. The revised list of invited lectures is:

Elizabeth Bates,
 University of California San Diego
Werner Deutsch,
 University of Braunschweig
Jerry Feldman,
 ICSI and University of California Berkeley
Paul van Geert,
 State University of Groningen
Dedre Gentner,
 Northwestern University
Andrew Lock,
 Massey University
Brian MacWhinney,
 Carnegie Mellon University
Michael Tomasello,
 Emory University
Manfred Pienemann,
 Australian National University

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Message 2: Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 16:35:21 +0100
From: Leen Kievit <L.A.Kievitkub.nl>
Subject: Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics


 I W C S -- II

 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

 January 8-10, 1997, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 **************

 The Tilburg University Department of Linguistics will host the
 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics,
 which will take place in Tilburg, The Netherlands, from
 8 - 10 January 1997. The aim of the workshop is to
 bring together researchers involved in all aspects of the
 computational semantics of natural language.


PROGRAM


 Wednesday 8 January


 08.30 - 09.15 Registration

 09.15 - 09.25 Opening

 09.25 - 10.10 Manfred Pinkal (Saarbr"ucken): invited talk

 10.10 - 10.45 Frank Richter & Manfred Sailer (T"ubingen):
 Underspecified Semantics in HPSG

 10.45 - 11.05 break

 11.05 - 11.40 Robin Cooper (G"oteborg): Using situations to
 reason about the interpretation of speech events

 11.40 - 12.15 Jonathan Ginzburg (Jerusalem): Semantically-based
 Elliptic resolution with Syntactic Presuppositions

 12.15 - 13.15 lunch break

 13.15 - 13.50 Michael Schiehlen (Stuttgart): Disambiguation of
 underspecified discourse representation structures
 under anaphoric constraints

 13.50 - 14.25 Susann Luperfoy (McLean [Virginia]): An
 implementation of DRT and file change semantics for
 real-time interpretation of total and partial anaphora

 14.25 - 15.00 Emiel Krahmer & Paul Piwek (Eindhoven):
 Presupposition Projection as Proof Construction

 15.00 - 16.00 break and poster session 1:
 N. Asher/D. Hardt/J. Busquets, W. Castelnovo,
 M. Egg/A. Feldhaus, L. Kievit, M. Masuko, W. Skut

 16.00 - 16.35 Josef Van Genabith (Dublin) & Richard Crouch (Malvern):
 How to Glue a Donkey to an f-structure, or
 Porting a Dynamic Meaning Representation into LFG's
 Linear Logic Based Glue-Language Semantics

 16.35 - 17.10 Allan Ramsay (Manchester): Dynamic and
 Underspecified Interpretation
 without Dynamic or Underspecified Logic

 17.10 - 17.45 Wilfried Meyer Viol, Rodger Kibble, Ruth Kempson & Dov Gabbay
 (London): Indefinites as Epsilon Terms:
 A Labelled Deduction Account

 17.45 Reception


 Thursday 9 January



 09.00 - 09.45 Lenhart Schubert (Rochester): Dynamic skolemization
 (invited talk)

 09.45 - 10.20 Nicholas Asher (Austin) & Tim Fernando (Stuttgart):
 Labeling representations for effective disambiguation

 10.20 - 10.40 break

 10.40 - 11.15 Alice Kyburg (Oshkosh) & Michael Morreau (Washington):
 Vague Utterances and Context Change

 11.15 - 11.50 Birgit Hamp (T"ubingen): Semantics of the German
 Future Form in Discourse: a DRT-based Approach

 11.50 - 12.25 Matthew Stone (Philadelphia) & Daniel Hardt (Villanova):
 Dynamic Discourse Referents for Tense and Modals

 12.25 - 13.30 lunch break

 13.30 - 14.05 Luca Dini & Vittorio Di Tomaso (Pisa):
 Linking Theory and Lexical Ambiguity: The Case of
 Italian Motion Verbs

 14.05 - 14.40 Anna Goy & Leonardo Lesmo (Torino): Integrating
 lexical semantics and pragmatics: The case of
 Italian communication verbs

 14.40 - 15.15 Sabine Reinhard (T"ubingen): A Disambiguation
 Approach for German Compounds with Deverbal Head

 15.15 - 16.15 break and poster session 2:

 C. Fox, A. Frank, E. Klipple/J. Gurney, C. Verspoor, R. Zuber

 16.15 - 16.50 Aaron N. Kaplan & Lenhart Schubert (Rochester):
 Simulative Inference in a Computational Model of Belief

 16.50 - 17.25 Wlodek Zadrozny (Yorktown):
 Minimum description length and compositionality

 17.25 - 18.00 Rens Bod, Remko Bonnema & Remko Scha (Amsterdam):
 Data-Oriented Semantic Interpretation

 18.30 Conference dinner


 Friday 10 January


 09.00 - 09.35 Marc Light (T"ubingen) & Lenhart Schubert (Rochester):
 Knowledge Representation for Lexical Semantics:
 Is Standard First Order Logic Enough?

 09.35 - 10.10 Patrick McGivern (Burnaby): Representing Generic
 Bare Plurals in DRT

 10.10 - 10.30 break

 10.30 - 11.05 Frank Schilder (Edinburgh): Tree Discourse Grammars
 or How to get attached to a discourse

 11.05 - 11.40 Steffen Staab & Udo Hahn (Freiburg): A Semantic
 Copying Model for Understanding Comparatives

 11.40 - 12.25 Jerry Hobbs (SRI): A General Theory of Parallellism
 and the Specific Case of VP-Ellipsis (invited talk)

 12.25 Closing



PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Mario Borillo, Harry Bunt (chair), Robin Cooper, Jan van Eijck,
Giacomo Ferrari, Erhard Hinrichs, Megumi Kameyama, Daniel Kayser,
Paul Mc Kevitt, John McCarthy, Reinhard Muskens, John Nerbonne,
Martha Palmer, Stanley Peters, Manfred Pinkal, Steve Pulman, James
Pustejovsky, Allan Ramsay, Uwe Reyle, Lenhart Schubert, Jerry Seligman,
Ronini Srihari, Mark Steedman, Enric Vallduvi, Wlodek Zadrozny


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Harry Bunt, Leen Kievit, Reinhard Muskens, Margriet Verlinden.


ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT

Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University, Dept. of Linguistics
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60
Fax: +31-13-466.31.10
Email: Computational.Semanticskub.nl
http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcs.html



REGISTRATION

To register, fill out the form on the IWCS Registration Web page:
http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcsappl.html
or fill out the registration form below and send it to the
organizing secretariat, either by email or regular mail.

The regular registration fee is 325 guilders.
This includes lunches and a reception on the first day.

Undergraduate students can participate for a reduced fee of
50 Dutch guilders.
The reduced fee covers only participation in the workshop sessions,
a copy of the proceedings, and refreshments in the breaks.

Extra copies of the proceedings can be purchased at the workshop or
ordered from the workshop secretariat for 40 Dutch guilders plus costs
of shipment.

It is also possible to make hotel reservations, see the hotel
reservation form on the IWCS Web pages, or the hotel reservation
form below.


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 WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM

Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS II)
January 8, 9 and 10, 1997, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Name ...........................................................

Title ...........................................................

Institute/Department ...................................................

University/Company .....................................................

Address ...........................................................

 ...........................................................

 ...........................................................

Telephone .............................Fax:..........................

Email address...........................................................



METHOD OF PAYMENT:

0 Bank transfer in Dutch guilders to bank account 45 50 46 042 of
 ABN AMRO Bank, Tilburg,
 * Please mention code 800.69, Computational Semantics II,
 Tilburg University, Faculty of Arts; (in Dutch: KUB, Fac. Letteren)
 your name and address;
 * Calculate transfer charges, as we must receive the full
 registration fee. Any shortfall in fees will have to be paid
 on arrival in Tilburg.

0 Giro transfer to Dutch Postal Giro account 23 86 602.
* Please mention code 800.69, Computational Semantics II,
 Tilburg University, Faculty of Arts; (in Dutch: KUB, Fac. Letteren)
 your name and address, if not printed on the form you use.

0 In Dutch guilders upon arrival at Tilburg University.

0 Please charge my credit card for the amount of Dfl ........

 Card:
 0 MasterCard
 0 Eurocard
 0 American Express

Credit card number ....................... Expir. date ..........

Card holder's name ..............................................


Signature: .......................................................

NOTE: VISA cards will not be accepted.
 If paying with credit card, do not send this form by email but
 by regular mail or fax.

Send this registration form to:

Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University, Dept. of Linguistics
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60, Fax : +31 13 466.31.10
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl


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*** NOTE: ***
*** From December 20 to January 5, the university in Tilburg will ***
*** be closed. In this period you can only reach us by email. ***
*** For matters of great urgency, you can contact Harry Bunt at ***
*** home: phone +31-40-243.95.85; fax +31-40-243.45.07. ***
*** ***
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 HOTEL RESERVATION FORM

Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS II)
January 8, 9 and 10, 1997
Tilburg University, The Netherlands

 HOTEL INFORMATION

A number of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels:

0 Hotel Mercure (city center)
 Dfl. 155,00 per night

0 Hotel Lindeboom (city center)
 Dfl. 115,00 per night

0 Hotel De Postelse Hoeve (situated in the north of Tilburg)
 Dfl. 130,00-150,00 per night
 (Dfl. 117,00 in case of full hotel occupation)
 * 5 minutes to the university by bus (lines 46,47)
 * 10 minutes to the city center by bus (lines 41,42,127)

0 Hotel Central (city center)
 Dfl. 60,00 per night
 * very simple place

* All prices include breakfast

 RESERVATION

Please make a hotel reservation for the following nights:

0 January ......... up until January .........1997


Your name:...........................................



Send this reservation form to:
Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University, Dept. of Linguistics
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60
Fax : +31-13-466.31.10
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl




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Drs L.A. Kievit http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Faces/Lk/lk.html
Linguistics Faculty, Room B 306, Tilburg University
PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands Phone +31-13-4662970
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