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Fri May 10 1996

Confs: Natural Language Processing

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Message 1: Registration NLP+IA / TAL+AI 96

Date: Thu, 09 May 1996 14:21:44 -0300
From: Chadia Moghrabi <moghracUmoncton.CA>
Subject: Registration NLP+IA / TAL+AI 96

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			INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
				 ON
 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
 NLP+IA 96
 Conference internationale
 sur le traitement automatique des langues et
 ses applications industrielles
			 TAL+AI 96
 JUNE/juin 4 - 6, 1996
 Hotel Beausejour
		 Moncton, New-Brunswick, CANADA

SPONSORS:
New-Brunswick Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism
Atlantic Canada's Opportunities Agency
Universite de Moncton
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES:
English and French are the official languages of the conference.
Simultanious interpretation would be available during the presentations
but the Proceedings would be published in the language of the submitted texts.
CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION:
The conference is organized by GRETAL, Groupe d'etude sur le traitement
automatique des langues at the Universite' de Moncton. The members of the
organizing committee are:

Chadia Moghrabi, Professor of Computer Science, Conference chair
Sadek Eid, Professor of Industrial engineering, director Manufacturing
 Technology Centre, and Conference co-chair
Jalal Almhana, Professor of Computer Science
Louise Bosi, Professor of French Studies
Julien Chiasson, Director & professor of Computer Science
Gaston Losier, Ad. director, Centre d'innovation scientifique et
 technologique en industrie
Charles Zama, Ad. director, Centre de traduction et de terminologie
	 juridique
Paul Tarau, Professor of Computer Science


INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Lars Ahrenberg (Linkoeping U., Sweden)
Susan Armstrong (ISSCO, U. Geneva, Switzerland)
Christian Boitet (U. Grenoble, France)
Pierrette Bouillon (U. Geneva, Switzerland)
Nicoletta Calzolari (Inst. of Comp. Ling., Pisa, Italy)
Jaime Carbonell (Carnegie-Mellon U., USA)
Veronica Dahl (Simon-Fraser U., Canada)
Chrysanne DiMarco (U. Waterloo, Canada)
Gerard Ellis (Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech., Australia)
Pierre Isabelle (CITI, Canada)
Eva Hajicova (Charles U., Prague)
Susan Haller (U. Wisconsin, USA)
Eduard Hovy (ISI, USA)
John Hutchins (East-Anglia, UK)
Margaret King (ISSCO, U. Geneva, Switzerland)
Richard Kittredge (U. Montreal, Canada)
Guy Lapalme (U. Montreal, Canada)
Gudrun Magnusdottir (U. Gothenburg, Sweden)
Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Inst. of Sc.& Tech., Japan)
Marie Meteer (BBN, USA)
Chadia Moghrabi (U. Moncton, Canada)
Johanna Moore (U. Pittsburgh, USA)
Allan Ramsay (UMIST, UK)
Geoffrey Sampson (U. Sussex, UK)
Joerg Schuetz (U. Saarbrucken, Germany)
Manfred Stede (TU Berlin, Germany)
Thierry van Steenberghe (U. Louvain, Belgium)
Junichi Tsujii (U. Tokyo, Japan)


PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES:
The conference would be taking place at l'Hotel Beausejour,
Shediac conference rooms B & C.

Monday June 3rd: 19:00-21:00 Registration

Tuesday June 4th: 8:30-15:15 Opening plenary session
 Oral presentations
 15:30-17:00 Posters and demos session	

 18:30-19:15 CashBar
		 19:30-	 Banquet

Wednesday June 5th: 8:30-15:00 Invited speaker
 Oral presentations

 15:30- Outing to beautiful coastal region
 and dinner

Thursday June 6th 8:30-17h00 Invited speaker
 Oral presentations
 Closing plenary session



INVITED SPEAKERS:
Prof. Christian Boitet (Universite Joseph Fourier, France)
 Talk on Computer assisted translation
 "La synergie entre THAM, re'seau et TA comme facteur de progre`s
 the'oriques et pratiques en TAO"

 (The synergy between MAHT, the Net and MT as a factor for
 theoretical and practical progress in automated translation)



Prof. Jaime Carbonell (Carnegie-Mellon University, USA)
 Talk on Engineering approach to machine translation
 Title still to be announced...


PAPERS TO BE PRESENTED:

DESIGN OF A TRANSLATOR-ORIENTED DICTIONARY: ENHANCEMENT OF A DICTIONARY
KNOWLEDGE BASE BY TASK MODELLING.
Agirre E., Arregi X., Artola X., Diaz de Ilarraza A., Patel H.,
Sarasola K., Soroa A. (University of the Basque Country, Spain)

EXPLOITING SUPERTAG REPRESENTATION FOR FAST COREFERENCE RESOLUTION
B. Srinivas, Breck Baldwin (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

TEST SUITES FOR QUALITY EVALUATION OF NLP PRODUCTS
Lorna Balkan, Douglas Arnold, Frederik Fouvry (University of Essex,
UK)

UNE METHODE DE VERIFICATION ET DE CORRECTION DES ACCORDS APPLIQUEE
A L'ARABE NON VOYELLE
Abdelmajid BEN HAMADOU, Lamia BELGUITH (Laboratoire de recherche
LARIS, Sfax, Tunisie)

VERS UN SYSTEME D'AIDE A LA REDACTION DE SPECIFICATIONS DE
LOGICIELS EN LANGUE NATURELLE
Pierre Berlioux et Eric Cheminot(IMAG-CAMPUS, France)

THE SNAP SYSTEM: A NATURAL LANGUAGE FRONT END TO TEXT AND
DATABASES
J.A Carson, A. N. De Roeck (The University of Essex, UK)

APPROCHE FORMELLE ET ALGORITHMIQUE DE L'AUTO-REPARATION
Marcel CORI (Universite Paris 7, France)

A CORPUS-BASED TRANSLATION APPLICATION: FROM AUTOMATIC WORD
ALIGNMENT TO BILINGUAL WORD-FINDER
Pernilla Danielsson, Daniel Ridings (Goteborgs Universitet)
Bjorn Holmberg (Volvo Data Corporation, Sweden)

LE TRAITEMENT AUTOMATIQUE DU LANGAGE NATUREL AU SERVICE DE
L'INGENIEUR DE LA CONNAISSANCE: LE SYSTEME READER
Sylvain Delisle (Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada)

NATURAL LANGUAGE INTERFACES TO INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS: BETWEEN
NEEDS AND MEANS
M. S. Eid et Chadia Moghrabi (Universite de Moncton, Canada)

CREATION ET EXTENSION AUTOMATIQUES DE DICTIONNAIRES TERMINOLOGIQUES
MULTI-LINGUES SPECIALISES A PARTIR DE CORPUS MONOLINGUES
stephane Ferrari et Violaine Prince (LIMSI-CNRS, France)

A HYBRID APPROACH TO TERM RECOGNITION
Katerina T. Frantzi and Sophia Ananiadou (Manchester Metropolitan
University, UK)

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN FINE LEXICON FORMALISMS AND LEXICOGRAPHIC
WORK
Gunter Gebhardi (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Germany)

STATISTICAL CONTROL CHARTS IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
Kurt Godden (General Motors Research and Development Center, USA)

UNE APPLICATION GRAND PUBLIC A VOCATIONS PEDAGOGIQUE ET
LINGUISTIQUE DE LA SYNTHESE DE LA PAROLE: ORDICTEE
Marc Guyomard (IRISA/ENSSAT, France), Jacques Siroux (IRISA/IUT,
France), Dominique Pernici (ENSSAT, France), Jean-Jacques Rigoni
(ELAN Informatique, France)

DIALOG DRIVEN DATA ACCESS
M. Harelick, S. Kalinichenko, A. Pennycooke, and W. Zadrozny
IBM Research (T. J. Watson Research Center, USA)

REAL-TIME AUTOMATIC CLASSIFICATION OF SPEECH SOUND ERRORS
Bernd J. Kurz, David Gregg (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Cynthia Howroyd (The Speech Institute Ltd., Canada)

UN LOGICIEL D'AIDE A LA COMMUNICATION POUR DES PERSONNES
HANDICAPEES
Brigitte Le Pevedic et Denis Maurel (Universite de Nantes, France)

SEMANTIC DISAMBIGUATION IN AN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM
Jean-Yves Magadur and Gregoire Tabuteau (CAP GEMINI INNOVATION,
France)

WORKING TOWARDS USER-ORIENTED EVALUATION
Sandra Manzi*, Shona Douglas+, and Maghi King*
(*ISSCO, University of Geneva, Switzerland;
 +HCRC, University of Edinburgh, UK)

MANAGING MULTIMODAL DIALOGUES FOR CONSUMER SERVICES
Scott McGlashan (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden)

SPELLING CORRECTION FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS
Michael McHale (Rome Laboratory, USA)

UNE COMPRESSION PARADIGMATIQUE DES DICTIONNAIRES DE FORMES
MULTILINGUES
Boubaker MEDDEB HAMROUNI (GETA, Winsoft SA, Grenoble, France)

CELINE, UN SYSTEME MUTLI-AGENTS DE DETECTION ET CORRECTION DES
ERREURS LEXICALES ET SYNTAXIQUES
Jacques MENEZO (TRILAN/CLIPS, Grenoble, France)

FILTRAGE AUTOMATIQUE DE TEXTES
Jean-Luc Minel, Jawad Berri, Emmanuel Cartier, Jean-Pierre
Descles, Agata Jackiewicz (Equipe LALIC-CNRS, Universite Paris 4, France)

LA PORTABILITE DANS UN SYSTEME DE GENERATION AUTOMATIQUE DES TEXTES
Chadia Moghrabi et M.S. Eid (Universite de Moncton, Canada)

TERM IDENTIFICATION AND KNOWLEDGE EXTRACTION
Rochdi Oueslati (ERIC-ENSAIS, France)

GENERATING SUMMARIES OF WORK FLOW DIAGRAMS
Rebecca Passonneau*, Karen Kukich*, Jacques Robin^, Vasileios
Hatzivassiloglou+, and Larry Lefkowitz* (*Bellcore, USA; +Columbia
University, USA; ^Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

GRAMMAR SHARING BETWEEN ENGLISH AND FRENCH
Jessie Pinkham (Microsoft Research, USA)

A CONSTRAINT SATISFACTION ALTERNATIVE FOR POS TAGGING
Lluis Padro (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)

ADAPTING THE CORE LANGUAGE ENGINE TO FRENCH AND SPANISH
Manny Rayner and David Carter (SRI International, UK)
Pierette Bouillon (ISSCO, University of Geneva, Switzerland)

WORD RECOGNITION USING MULTIPLE INDEPENDENT FEATURES
G. Raza, N. Sherkat and R.J. Whitrow (The Nottingham Trent
University, UK)

CYBER-LINGUA OR MULTI-LINGUALITY AND THE INTERNET
Joerg Schuetz (IAI, Germany)

VISUALIZATION OF NATURAL LANGUAGE
Arnold Smith, Benoit Farley, and Sean O Nuallain
(National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada; and Dublin City University,
Ireland)

L'INCOHERENCE LIEE AUX MECANISMES D'HERITAGE MULTIPLE DANS UN
MODELE DE REPRESENTATION DES CONNAISSANCES POUR LE TRAITEMENT DES
LANGUES
Lahcene SI AMEUR (Universite Stendhal, France)

MODELISATION ET VALIDATION DE PROTOCOLES DE COMMUNICATION DANS
L'ARCHITECTURE TALISMAN
Karine WARREN et Marie-Helene STEFANINI (Universite Stendhal,
France)

SOFTWARE-LINGWARE COMPLEX FOR AUTOMATIC PROCESSING OF RUSSIAN TEXTS
WITH BILINGUAL (RUSSIAN-ENGLISH) TOPIC REPRESENTATION. DOCUMENT
RANKING IN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM
Tatyana Yudina, Sergey Zhuravlev (Moscow, Russia)

A MULTILINGUAL TRANSLATOR'S WORKSTATION FOR INFORMATION ACCESS
Remi Zajac (New Mexico State University, USA)

TRAITEMENT DE L'AMBIGUITE MORPHO-SYNTAXIQUE
Laurence ZAYSSER (GSI-Erli, France)

A TRADE-OFF BETWEEN ROBUSTNESS AND OVERGENERATION IN MORPHOLOGY
Inaki Alegria, Xabier Artola, Nerea Ezeiza, Koldo Gojenola,
Kepa Sarasola (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Spain)

LA GENERATION AUTOMATIQUE DE TEXTES: UN SYSTEME SOUS CONTRAINTES
Laurence Balicco et Georges Antoniadis (Universite Stendhal,
France)

CONSTRUCTING MENTAL CLUSTERS DURING COMPREHENSION
Samuel W.K. Chan (University of New South Wales, Australia)

TRANSLITERATION FOR GIS APPLICATIONS: A CASE STUDY
Raymond Doctor, Anupam Saurabh and A.S. Chandrasekhar (Pune
University Campus, India) Virendrakumar C. Bhavsar and Uday G.
Gujar (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Jalal Almhana (Universite de Moncton, Canada)

ANALYSE MORPHO-SYNTAXIQUE DE LA LANGUE ARABE BASE SUR LE FORMALISME
DES GRAMMAIRES D'ARBRES ADJOINTS (TAG)
Malek GHENIMA (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Sciences de
l'Information et des Bibliotheques, Villeurbanne, France)

ENVIRONNEMENT DE TYPAGE TEXTUEL POUR LA TA FONDEE SUR LE DIALOGUE
Katty GRASSON, (GETA, CLIPS, IMAG-campus (UJF, CNRS), France)

POUR GENERER UNE DESCRIPTION D'ITINERAIRE EN LANGAGE NATUREL
Agnes Gryl*+, Gerard Ligozat+, Geoffrey Edwards*
(*Chaire industrielle en geomatique appliquee a la foresterie, Universite
 Laval, Quebec, Canada;
 +LIMSI-CNRS, France)

LA NOTION DE CAUSE POUR LE FILTRAGE DE PHRASES IMPORTANTES D'UN
TEXTE
Agata Jackiewicz (CAMS, Paris-Sorbonne, LALIC, France)

LANGUAGE MODELLING FOR THE IN-CAR INTELLIGENT PERSONAL ASSISTANT
Michael Schillo (University of Saarbrucken) Eric Atwell (University
of Sunderland) Tony Denson (Visionair) and Clive Souter (University
of Leeds, UK)

APPROXIMATE WORD MATCHING IN RETRIEVAL FROM ELECTRONIC DICTIONARIES
Vitor Jorge Rocio and Gabriel Pereira Lopes (Universidade Nova de
Lisboa, Portugal)

BUILDING BRIDGES FOR TRANSLATION TOOLS: BEYOND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
AND MARKETING
Reinhard Schaeler (University College Dublin, Ireland)

BUILDING DIALOGUE SYSTEMS THAT SELL
Stan P. van de Burgt, Hans Kloosterman, Toine Andernach, Rene Bos
and Anton Nijholt (University Twente, The Netherlands)

THE LEP LEARNING SYSTEM
Jian Zhang and Howard J. Hamilton (University of Regina, Canada)

EXHIBITS:
Anyone wishing to arrange an exhibit or present a demonstration can still
send a brief electronic description along with a specification of physical
requirements (table size, power, telephone connections, number of chairs,
etc.) to nlp-iaumoncton.ca with the single word EXHIBIT in the subject line.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:
Accompanying persons can enjoy the lovely outdoor living in New-Brunswick
and visit the highest tides in the world. Moncton is only 20km
away from the sandy beaches of Shediac, la Capitale mondiale du homard.
The lobster season would be open in the northern part of the province, so
everybody can indulge in delicious meals of the famous Atlantic lobster.
REGISTRATION FEES:
The registration fees are 430 Canadian dollars per participant. They include:
 Conference Proceedings
 Continental breakfast for three days
 Coffee breaks for three days
 Banquet on tuesday evening
 Taxes
Optional additional fees:

 60 C$: Lunches for three days
 100 C$: Outing wednesday afternoon and dinner
 *subject to number of participants*

HOTEL & LODGING:
Hotel fees and reservations are not included in the conference fees and are
to be arranged separately by the participants, the information cited here
is for convenience.

Hotel Beausejour is the hosting facility:
 750 Main street, Moncton.
 121 C$ (including taxes) for one or two people per room, one or two beds
 12 C$ (including taxes) per additional person (max 4 per room), two beds.
 * The hotel's restaurant has won a 4 diamond award...
 * You have to fill a separate registration form, below.
 * Fax: (506) 858-0957, Tel: (506) 854-4344.
Other hotels at a walking distance (400m-500m)
Rodd's Park House Inn:
 434 Main street, Moncton.
 69 C$ (including taxes) for one double bed.
 81 CS ( " " ) for two double beds.
 * Prices were given by bed and not by person
 * Fax: (506) 855-9494, Tel (506) 382-1664
Keddy's Brunswick Hotel:
 1005 Main street, Moncton.
 101 C$ including taxes for one bed
 117 C$ " " for two beds
 * Prices were given by bed.
 * Fax: (506) 382-8923, Tel: (506) 854-6340.
Hotel Canadiana:
 46 Archibald street, Moncton.
 59-65 C$ including taxes per room
 * Tel: (506) 382-1054
These hotels are in downtown Moncton and are less than 10km from the
airport. The taxi cab from there costs around 10-12 C$.
UdeMoncton Residence rooms:
20-30 minutes walk, single beds.
Residence LaFrance (private showers):
 53 C$ including taxes for single room.
Residence Lefebvre (floor showers):
 36 C$ including taxes for single room.
 50 CS including taxes for double room.
Tel: (506) 858-4008 Fax: 858-4585 (they prefer the phone)
Taxi cabs to the conference site cost around 5-6 dollars.
Please *E-MAIL OR FAX* the following form:

Conference Registration*** Conference Registration*** Conference Registration

			INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
				 ON
 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
 NLP+IA 96
 Conference internationale
 sur le traitement automatique des langues et
 ses applications industrielles
			 TAL+AI 96

 JUNE/juin 4 - 6, 1996
 Hotel Beausejour
		 Moncton, New-Brunswick, CANADA

PARTICIPANT NAME (Mr.( ), Ms.( )) Only one person per form.
 Family name: First name:
 Title/profession:
 Institution:
 Postal address:
 Postal code: City: Country:
 Telephone: Fax:
 E-mail:
AMOUNT ENCLOSED:
 Conference fee $430
 Lunch $60 Yes ( ) No ( )
 Outing $100 Yes ( ) No ( )

 Total : _______________ (Hotel fees and reservations are not included)
PAYMENT:
All payments must be made in Canadian dollars and paid to:
Universite de Moncton, c/o NLP+IA /TAL+AI 96. All transfer fees are the
participant's responsibility. Payments must be remitted as follows:

( ) By bank transfer to the National Bank of Canada/Banque nationale du Canada
 account#: 00007-25 Transit#: 10351-006.
 * The transit number indicates the branch in Moncton with which the
 university deals. It is a must.
 * NLP+IA/TAL+AI is also a must.
 * Transaction/transfer id:____________

( ) Credit Card *Visa or MasterCard only*
 This form *MUST be faxed or mailed not e-mailed* if registration is
 paid by credit card.
 Visa ( ) MasterCard ( )
 Card No.:
 Expiry date:
 Cardholder's name:
 Cardholder's phone:
 Cardholder's Signature:
*********************************************************************
* Dr. Chadia MOGHRABI, professeure *
* NLP+IA /TAL+AI 96 *
* Faculte des sciences *
* Universite de Moncton Tel: (506) 858-4521 *
* Moncton, N.-B. Fax: (506) 858-4541 *
* E1A 3E9, CANADA e-mail: nlp-iaumoncton.ca *
*********************************************************************
Hotel Beausejour registration form *** Hotel Beausejour registration form
Fax : (506) 858-0957

Name of organization: NLP+IA 96 / NLP+AI 96

Full Name:

Name of companion(s) to share the room:


Address: Telephone:

City: Province: Postal code:

Arrival Date: Time: Departure date:

Single: 121 C$ taxes included ( )
Double: 121 C$ taxes included ( )
One additional person: 12 C$ " " ( )
Two additianal people: 24 C$ " " ( )

Guaranteed after 6:00 pm arrival
Credit card:
Credit card number:
Expiry date:

Signature:
We would appreciate receiving a copy of your hotel reservations for
reference purposes (not the Credit card information...).

Hope to see you in Moncton...
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