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Thu Aug 7 1997

FYI: Computational Linguistics Summer School

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Message 1: CL School: CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS

Date: Wed, 6 Aug 97 23:50 BST
From: Nicolas Nicolov <nicolascogs.susx.ac.uk>
Subject: CL School: CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS


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 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
 "CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS"

 Hotel Orpheus, Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria
 7-9 Sept'97

 http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html [Summer School]

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The sixth summer school "Contemporary Topics in Computational
Linguistics" immediately precedes the international conference
"Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'97)"
(11-13 Sept'97, same location). The school will continue its
tradition of offering both introductory and advanced courses.
The programme will consist of tutorials and short courses.


LECTURERS_________________________________________________________

* Yorick Wilks	(University of Sheffield)
		Information Extraction

* Sergei Nirenburg (New Mexico State University)
		Multi-Engine Machine Translation Environments

* Pieter Seuren (Nijmegen University)
		Semantic Syntax

* Branimir Boguraev (Apple Computer, Cupertino)
		Linguistically Intensive Content Characterisation

* Michael Zock	(LIMSI, CNRS)
		Natural Language Generation

* Harald Trost	(Austrian Institute for AI)
		Computational morphology

* Tony McEnery	(Lancaster University)
		Corpus Linguistics

* Ruslan Mitkov (University of Wolverhampton)
		Recent Developments in Anaphora resolution

* Carlos Martin-Vide (University of Tarragona)
		Natural Computation for Natural Language

* Benjamin Tsou (City University of Hong Kong)
		Automatic Abstracting


Course descriptions are available at:
http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html [Summer School]

LOCATION__________________________________________________________


Tzigov Chark is a beautiful resort in the Rhodope Mountains on
the shores of Batak Lake. It is approximately 145 km from Sofia,
the capital of Bulgaria. A minibus will provide reasonably-priced
transport between Sofia airport and the summer school's hotel.

REGISTRATION FEES_________________________________________________

	Industrial participants	150 USD
	Academic staff		110 USD
	Students		 80 USD


ACCOMMODATION AND HALF-BOARD PRICES_______________________________


* OPTION 1

 Hotel Orpheus

 Accommodation and half-board (breakfast and lunch)

	40 USD a day (single room)
	30 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)


* OPTION 2

 Guest house belonging to the Higher Medical Institute (VMI)
 Plovdiv. 2-3 minutes walking distance from the Hotel Orpheus
 amidst beautiful fir trees.

 Accommodation and half-board (breakfast and lunch)

	20 USD a day (single room)
	15 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)


* OPTION 3

 Accommodation at VMI Guest house, half-board at Hotel Orpheus

	30 USD a day (single room)
	25 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)


Option 2: two years ago the guest house had fixed times for meals
which clashed with the programme. The local organisers are trying to
sort this out.

If you would like to share a room, please let us know; would
you please also specify if you wish to share the room with
someone in particular.


REGISTRATION____________________________________________________

All participants are requested to complete the following registration
form and send it to Victoria Arranz <victoriaccl.umist.ac.uk>

We regret to inform you that the local organisers have difficulties
in processing cheques, bank transfers and credit card payments. You
are kindly requested to pay the registration fees and accommodation/
half-board on site in cash. Any major currency will be accepted;
US dollars, German marks & British pounds are preferable.


! REGISTRATION FORM_______________________________________________
!
!
! Names . . . :
! Organisation:
! Country . . :
! Fax . . . . :
! Telephone . :
! Email . . . :
!
!
! * Accommodation and half-board
!
! [ ] Option 1
! [ ] Option 2
! [ ] Option 3
!
! [ ] Single room
! [ ] Double room (to be shared with another participant)
!
! I'd like to share the room with: _________________ (specify name)
!
! For the period (delete as appropriate)
!
! [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] September 1997
! <-school--> <--RANLP'97-->
!
!
! Amount to be paid on site in cash:
!
! 	Accommodation + half board:	___ USD / DM / GBP
! 	Registration fee:		___ USD / DM / GBP
!
! (please specify the amount you are going to pay in USD or
! the equivalent in German Marks or British Pounds)
!
! _______________<mailto: victoriaccl.umist.ac.uk>_________________

Please reserve your accommodation as soon as possible. Accommodation
capacity in both "Hotel Orpheus" and VMI guest house are limited: all
reservations will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis.


SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION_________________________________________

For further information, if you wish to participate please contact:
		- Victoria Arranz <victoriaccl.umist.ac.uk> or
		- Malgorzata Stys <m.styscl.cam.ac.uk>

If you wish to exhibit books/software:
		- Nicolas Nicolov <nicolascogs.susx.ac.uk>

RELATED EVENTS____________________________________________________

The summer school will be followed by the International Conference
"Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'97)".
http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html
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