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  1. Makoto Yamazaki, Fifth International Symposium

Message 1: Fifth International Symposium

Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 16:36:50 -0700
From: Makoto Yamazaki <yamazakikokken.go.jp>
Subject: Fifth International Symposium

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		 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION AND REGISTRATION

The National Language Research Institute Fifth International Symposium
		 Language Study and Thesaurus in the World
				 and
		Session 1:	Language Study and Thesaurus

			 27th - 29th August 1997
				Tokyo, Japan

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PLACE
		The National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
			International Conference Room
		3-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151
		Odakyu-line Sangubashi Station by foot 5 min.

LANGUAGE
		Presentations and discussions by Japanese and English
			with mutual simultaneous interpretation (29th)
			with no interpretation (27-28th)

REGISTRATION

	Please send the following information to the contact address below 
	by mail or E-mail 


	(1)Name:____________________________________________________________
			
	(2)Postal Address:__________________________________________________

	(3)Affiliation:_____________________________________________________

	(4)Phone and Fax:___________________________________________________

	(5)E-Mail address:__________________________________________________

	(6)Please check ones you wish to attend
 		[ ] session 1			 27th August
		[ ] the reception for session 1 27th
			(6:00-8:00p.m. fee:3,000yen)
		[ ] session 1			 28th
		[ ] Symposium			 29th 
		[ ] the reception for symposium	 29th
			(6:00-8:00p.m.)

	No registration fee

	Please apply by August 10.
		There are cases where application may not be accepted
		for reasons of capacity.

ACCOMODATION:sorry we can not reserve hotels.

CONTACT ADDRESS
	Secretariat of the 5th International Symposium
	The National Language Research Institute
	3-9-14 Nisigaoka Kita-ku, Tokyo 115 JAPAN
	TEL +81-3-5993-7620,7621
	FAX: +81-3-3906-3530
	E-mail: yamazakikokken.go.jp


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The National Language Research Institute Fifth International Symposium
				 Session 1

			Language Study and Thesaurus

			 27th - 28th August 1997

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PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Tetsuya Ishikawa (University of Library and Information Science,
Tsukuba)
Jun'ichi Iwata (Kyoto University of Education, Kyoto)
Tokihisa Kurasawa (Taisho University, Sanseido, Tokyo)
Makoto Takada (University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba)
Jun-ichi Tsujii (University of Tokyo, Tokyo)
Hiroshi Nakano (The National Language Research Institute, Tokyo)
Tooru Hishinuma (Soka University, Tokyo)


PROGRAM INFORMATION

			WEDNESDAY, 27 AUGUST

Registration			9:00AM -
Opening ceremony		9:30AM - 

LANGUAGE STUDY AND THESAURUS, LEXICOGRAPY	 9:45AM - 12:00

0. The Interdisciplinary and International Study on the Thesaurus
	Hiroshi Nakano (The National Language Research Institute, Japan)

1. A Study of Loanwords Using OED2 on CD-ROM: A critical consideration 
 of the way OED2 reflects the process of naturalization of Japanese 
 loanwords.
	Makimi Kimura (Osaka University, Japan)

2. English Lexicography in the Fifteenth Century
	Reiko Takeda (University of Cambridge, U.K.)

3. Needs for More Linguistic Descriptions and Conceptional Universals
Studies
 as a Basic for Compiling Thesauruses	
	Linju Ogasawara (Waseda University,Japan)

4. Aspects of Polysemous Words on Thesaurus: 
	A trial with "Bunruigoihyou edition"
	Misa Otsuka (Nihon University, Japan)


Lunch						12:00 - 1:00PM

INVITED LECTURE

 An Outline of the Study of the Modern Chinese Vocabulary in the Last 
 Twenty Years
	Zhou Jian (NanKai University, China)	1:00PM - 2:00PM

CONTRASTIVE STUDY ON VOCABULARY			2:00PM - 3:30PM 

5. A Report on Several Polysemous Words in Chinese Textbooks
	Shinichi Yamada (Takaoka National College, Japan)

6. Study of Japanese Korean Bilingual Thesaurus Construction and 
 Vocabulary Contrast
	Song Young Bin (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies,Republic of Korea)

7. Lexical Contrastive Study of Japanese and Arabic Language
	Warid Farouk Ibrahim (Gakushuin University, Japan)

COFFEE BREAK					3:30PM - 4:00PM

SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATION			4:00PM - 6:00PM

8. The Proposal of the Lexeme Code in the Comparative Study of
Vocabulary:
 Comparison of the "Bunrui Goihyou" code with lexeme code.
	Eishi Hirose(Graduated School of Literature, Nagoya University,Japan)

9. Reconsidering the Fundamental Vocabulary for Japanese Language
Teaching:
 A Preliminary Study
	Yasuko Sasaki (Ochanomizu University, Japan)

10. For Understanding and Using "Chiiki-Seikatsu Go (Geographical
Varieties of
 Japanese)": From the viewpoint of second language learning
	Yuki Mori (Mie University, Japan) 

11. Words, Related Words, and Thesauruses: Some ELT considerations
	Andrew Taylor (City University of Hong Kong)



			THURSDAY, 28 AUGUST

LIBRARY SCIENCE, NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING		9:30AM - 12:00AM

12. Unfolding Thesaurus on a Mutual Reference Retrieval System 
 for Japan/China-MARC-DB
	Futoshi Kawate, Tetsuya Ishikawa (University of Library 
 and Information Science, Japan)

13. Menu Systems for Information Retrieval Using Taxonomy of Thesaurus:
 The use of Japanese thesaurus "Bunrui Goihyo"
	Yasuko Senda(Communication and Information Research Laboratory,
	Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan)

14. A Clustering Method for Japanese Signs Based on Similarity between 
 Manual Motion Features
	Hisahiro Adachi(Utsunomiya University, Japan)

15. Video Retrieval Based on the Sentence Similarity 
	Ichiro Yamada, Yeun-Bae Kim, Masahiro Shibata
	(NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories, Japan)

16. A Thesaurus for Japanese-to-English Machine Translation
	Kentaro Ogura, Hiromi Nakaiwa, Akio Yokoo, Satoshi Shirai, 
			(NTT Communication Science Lab. ,Japan)
	Masahiro Miyazaki (Niigata University, Japan)
	Satoru Ikehara (Tottori University, Japan)

LUNCH							12:00AM - 1:00PM

INVITED LECTURE						 1:00PM - 2:00PM
 The Semantic Attribute System for Machine Translations
	Masahiro MIYAZAKI (Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University, Japan)

MEANING							 2:00PM - 3:30PM

17. The EDR Concept Classification Dictionary
	Takano Ogino, Masanori Kobayashi
		(Japan Electronic Dictionary Research Institute, Ltd., Japan)

18. Dynamic Constructive Thesaurus
	Norihiro Ogata ( Research Fellow of the Japan Society 
			 for the Promotion of Science, Japan)

19. Post-Thesaurus Classification of Japanese Words on Inner Japanese
Logic
	Susumu Yamada (University of the Sacred Heart, Japan)

COFFEE BREAK						 3:30PM - 4:00PM

CONSTRUCTION OF THESAURUS, TERMINOLOGY			 4:00PM - 6:30PM

20. A Computational Rule-driven Thesaurus for Japanese Declinable Words
	Chieko Nakabasami, Shizuo Shimada (Saitama University, Japan)

21.Identifying a Web-based Approach Concerned with a Lexical Combination 
 Thesaurus
	Isabelle Meynard (Universite de Montreal, Canada)

22. A Quantitative Method for Term Recognition	
	Oueslati Rochdi (ERIC(Equipe de Recherche en Ingenierie 
	des Connaissances) -ENSAIS, France)

23. Compound Nouns as Class Nouns: Examples from English and Japanese
	Megumi Yui (Ph.D Course at the University of Tokyo, Japan)


24. Semantic Classification of Elements of Japanese Scientific Terms 
 by General Semantic Principles
	Masahiko Ishii (The National Language Research Institute)


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The National Language Research Institute 5th International Symposium

	 Language Study and Thesaurus of The World

		 Friday, August 29,1997

		International Conference Room
	 National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
			Tokyo, JAPAN

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Language:Japanese and English(simultaneous interpretation provided)
Admission Free

Registration 9:00
Opening Address 9:30-9:40

Part 1 LECTURES 9:30-12:00
"Bunrui Goihyo" and Study of Japanese 			 9:40-10:00
 Hiroshi Nakano(The National Language Research Institute)

Semantics and the Thesaurus 				10:00-10:40
 R.R.K. Hartmann(University of Exeter)

Concepts and the Surface Vocabulary 			10:40-11:20
 Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield)

The History of Chinese Dictionaries 			11:20-12:00
 Li Xingjian(Dept. of Applied Linguistis of Graduate School,
		Chinese Academy of Social Science)

Lunch Break 						12:00-13:20

Part2 THESAURUS IN THE WORLD 				13:20-15:50
Thesaurus in English 					13:20-14:00
 Tom McArthur(Editor,"English Today",Cambridge University Press)

Thesaurus in Hindi 					14:00-14:30
 Arvind Kumar(free journalist)

Thesauru in Chinese 					14:30-15:00
 Chen Qinghuang(Beijing Foreign Studies University)


Coffee Break 						15:00-15:20

Thesaurus in Japanese 					15:20-15:50
 Tsunao Ogino(Tokyo Metropolitan University)


Part3 DISCUSSION 					15:50-17:10

Some Opinion 						15:50-16:10
 Tatsuo Miyajima(Kyoto Tachibana Women's University)

Discussion 						16:10-17:10

Comments 						17:10-17:30
 Ooki Hayashi(The National Language Research Institute)

Closing 						17:30

Welcoming Buffet Party 					18:00-20:00
					Reception Hall


*Some titles may change without notice.

Participants:The Plenary Session:Researchers and interested audience of
about 200.
We will also hold the session on the thesaurus and language study.

Secretariat of the International Symposium
The National Language Research Institite
3-9-14 Nishigaoka, Kita-ku, Tokyo 115
FAX:+81-3-3906-3530, E-mail:nakanokokken.go.jp

Inquiries to
FAX:+81-3-3906-3530, E-mail yamazakikokken.go.jp
http://www.kokken.go.jp
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