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Message 1: LFG Conf - Program, Lodging, Registration

Date: Wed, 03 Apr 1996 14:20:06 PST
From: Tracy Holloway King <thkingparc.xerox.com>
Subject: LFG Conf - Program, Lodging, Registration


 LFG-WORKSHOP

 			 August 26--28, 1996
 			 Grenoble, France
 RANK Xerox

Contains: Preliminary schedule, registration and lodging information
 and deadlines

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

August 26 (Monday)

9:30 - 10:30	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
 Joan Bresnan, Stanford University
		TBA

10:30 - 11:00	BREAK

General Session

11:00 - 11:30	Another view on complex predicate formation in French
		and Italian: Evidence from auxiliary selection,
		reflexivization, and past participle agreement
 Anette Frank, University of Stuttgart

11:30 - 12:00	The syntax of Romance auxiliaries
		Christoph Schwarze, University of Konstanz

12:00 - 12:30	A PREDICATE function: Empirical arguments and
		theoretical status
		Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, San Diego
		Gert Webelhuth, Stanford University

12:30 - 1:00 POSTERS/DEMOS
 	Note: posters will be available throughout the conference.

		LektaII: A tool for the development of efficient
		LFG-based machine translation systems
		J. Gabriel Amores, Universidad de Sevilla and
		Jose F. Quesada, Centro Informatico Cientifico de Andalucia

		Using priority union for non-constituent
 		coordination in LFG
		Caroline Brun, RANK Xerox Research Centre

		Generating a lexicon for syntactic LFG-processor
		from a French generic electronic dictionary encoded
		in the GENELEX model
		Sylvie Flores and Je'ro^me Vachey, GSI-Erli

		Computational approaches to P2 clitic placement
		Paula S. Newman, Xerox PARC

1:00 - 3:00	LUNCH

Workshop 1	Semantic representations and LFG
3:00 - 7:00	Organizers: Tara Mohanan and K. P. Mohanan,
 National University of Singapore

		Participants:

		Session 1:
		Speakers: Esther Koenig, University of Stuttgart
			 Mary Dalrymple, Xerox PARC
		Commentator: Alex Alsina, National University of 
		Singapore

		Session 2:
		Speakers: Elisabet Engdahl, Univ. of Edinburgh
			 K. P. Mohanan and Tara Mohanan, National
		 University of Singapore
		Commentator: Chris Manning, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Workshop 2	Computational Aspects
3:00 - 7:00 Organizer: Annie Zaenen, RANK Xerox Research Centre

 Participants:

 Thierry Declerk, University of Stuttgart
 Modeling information-passing with the LFG Workbench

 Josef van Genabith, University of Stuttgart and 
		Richard Crouch, Speech Research Unit, DRA Malvern
 Direct and indirect interpretation of LFG f-structures
 as underspecified semantic representations

		Teresa Lopez Soto and Gabriela Fernandez Diaz, 
		Universidad de Sevilla
		Integration of semantic patterns and statistical
		information for an LFG-based parser

		John Maxwell, Xerox PARC
		An efficient parser for LFG

		Frederique Segond and Max Copperman, Rank Xerox
		Research Centre
		The scope of ambiguity in a computational LFG



August 27 (Tuesday)

General Session

9:30 -10:00	Ergativity, clitics and grammatical relations in 
		Sasak Peter Austin, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign
		Studies

10:00 - 10:30	"Case spreading/doubling" in Korean: Evidence for the
		Macrorole tier
		Wataru Nakamura, SUNY, Buffalo

10:30 - 11:00	Suppletion and syntactic theory
		Kersti Bo"jars and Nigel Vincent, Univ. of 
		Manchester

11:00 - 11:30	BREAK

11:30 -12:00	Lexical Mapping Theory and possessors in NPs
		Tibor Laczko', Lajos Kossuth University

12:00-12:30	An analysis of the passive in Japanese: A 
		preliminary study towards the clarification of 
		the thematic role
		Theme
		Mariko Saiki, Kanazawa University

12:30 - 1:00	Underspecification in Lexical Mapping Theory: 
		The case of Norwegian existentials and resultatives
		Helge Lo/drup, Univ. of Oslo

1:00 - 3:00	LUNCH

Workshop 3	Argument Structure?: How syntactic? How lexical?
3:00-7:00	Organizers: Bjarne Oersnes, Center for Language
 Technology, Copenhagen University
		 Joan Bresnan, Stanford University
 Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, 
			 San Diego

 Participants:

		Alex Alsina, National University of Singapore
 		Chris Manning, Carnegie Mellon University
		Stella Markantonatou, University of Essex
		Bjarne Oersnes, Center for Language Technology, 
		Copenhagen University
		Beth Levin, Northwestern University (tentative)
		Malka Rappaport, Bar Ilan University (tentative)
		Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, San Diego 
		(tentative)
		Adele Goldberg, Univ. of California, San Diego 
		(tentative)

Workshop 4	Word Order
3:00-7:00	Organizers: Miriam Butt, University of Stuttgart
		 Tracy Holloway King, Stanford University

 		Participants:

		Judith Berman, University of Stuttgart
		Configurational and nonconfigurational aspects of
		German sentence structure

		Miriam Butt, University of Stuttgart and Tracy 
		Holloway King, Stanford University
		Exploring structural topic and focus

 Tara Mohanan, National University of Singapore
 TBA

		Owen Rambow, CoGenTex, Inc.
		Word order, clause union, and the formal machinery 
		of syntax

		Jane Simpson, University of Sydney
		Preferred word order and grammaticalisation of
		associated path in some Australian languages


August 28 (Wednesday)

General Session

9:30 - 10:00	Nonconfigurational tense in Wambaya
		Rachel Nordlinger and Joan Bresnan, Stanford
		University

10:00 - 10:30	On the verbal status of Mandarin ba
		Emily Bender, Stanford University

10:30 - 11:00	An LFG account of Mandarin reflexive verbs
		Lian-Cheng Chief, National Chengchi University and
		Academia Sinica

11:00 - 11:30	BREAK

11:30 - 12:00	Personal pronouns and pronominal binding systems
		Chris Culy, Univ. of Iowa

12:00 - 12:30	Possessive pronouns and suffixes in Finnish
		Ida Toivonen, Stanford University

12:30 - 1:00	A-structure and linear order in Balinese binding
		I Wayan Arka, University of Sydney and Stephen
		Wechsler, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1:00 - 3:00	LUNCH

3:00 - 3:30	A theory of non-constituent coordination based on
		finite-state rules
		John Maxwell, Xerox PARC

3:30 - 4:00	Aspects of merging Lexical Functional Grammar with
		Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar
		Tore Burheim, Univ. of Bergen

4:00 - 4:30	BREAK

4:30 -5:00	Context change and underspecification in Glue
		language semantics
		Richard Crouch, Speech Research Unit, DRA Malvern and
		Josef van Genabith, University of Stuttgart

5:00 - 5:30	Proofs in the landscape of underspecified
		representations
		Esther Ko"nig and Uwe Reyle, University of Stuttgart

5:30 - 6:00	BREAK

6:00 - 7:00	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
		Ron Kaplan, Xerox PARC
		TBA

ALTERNATES:

The LFG architecture and "verbless" syntactic constructions
Victoria Rose'n, University of Bergen

Complex verbal predicates: the case of serial verbs in Dagaare and Akan
Adams B. Bodomo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


REGISTRATION:

Please preregister by sending your name and address to:
 Irene.Maxwellxerox.fr
There will be a registration fee of approximately $15 (US) for
non-students; this fee will be collected at the conference itself.

LODGING: reservations by MAY 1

Hotel (moderate price): several rooms in a local hotel have been
reserved for conference participants at approximately 200FF per night.
We strongly encourage participants to take advantage of this offer.
If you wish to reserve a room contact:
 Irene.Maxwellxerox.fr
by May 1st.

Hotel (other): if you wish to stay in another (more expensive) hotel,
a list of hotels in Grenoble is available at:
http://www.rxrc.xerox.com/grenoble/general.html
You will have to make reservations yourself.

University dormitory rooms: 43FF per night; student ID required.
Please contact:
 Irene.Maxwellxerox.fr
to reserve a place (by May 1st).

Crash space: available only to students who are presenting papers.
Please contact:
 Irene.Maxwellxerox.fr
to reserve a place (by May 1st).
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