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Wed Oct 29 1997

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Message 1: NLPRS'97 workshops

Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 22:01:38 +0900
From: yniwa <yniwaharl.hitachi.co.jp>
Subject: NLPRS'97 workshops



 Call for Participation to NLPRS'97 Satellite Workshops
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 Workshop on Information Retrieval
 Workshop on Multilingual Information Processing

 Monday, December 1, 1997

 in conjunction with
 4th Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium 1997 (NLPRS'97)
 December 2-4, 1997
 Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket, Thailand

 http://www.links.nectec.or.th/NLPRS/nlprs.html

 Two workshops will merge after dinner, as a joint workshop on
 multilingual information retrieval and summarization.
 Participants of either of the two workshops are invited to this joint
 workshop. Below are the tentative timetables of the two separate
 workshops and the joint workshop.

 ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ 

Workshop on Information Retrieval:

 Natural language processing has long been expected to be a key for
 building more sophisticated and more user-friendly information
 retrieval system. So far, however, the vision for the future main
 stream contribution of NLP to IR is not so clear. This workshop
 will offer an international forum for discussing this subject to
 stimulate interchage of various ideas and state-of-the-art research
 results in order to looking for a little bit clearer image of
 future interaction of NLP and IR.

Introduction [13:30 - 13:40] 

Session 1. [13:40 - 14:50]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 13:40 - 14:15 Interactive Interface for Document Retrieval
 Yoshiki Niwa (ARL, Hitachi, Ltd.)

 14:15 - 14:50 Noun Phrase Indexing for Thai Text Retrieval
 Asanee Kawtrakul (Kasetsart University)

 (break 20 min.)

Session 2. [15:10 - 16:20]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 15:10 - 15:45 Metadata and Information Extraction
 Kuang-hua Chen (National Taiwan University)

 15:45 - 16:20 Exploiting Text Structures in Summarization
 Sung Hyun Myaeng (Chungnam National University)

 (break 20 min.)

Session 3. Terminology [16:40 - 17:50]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 16:40 - 17:15 Techniques and Methods of Term Extraction and its
 relevance to IR and IE. 
 Ananiadou Sophia (Manchester Metropolitan University)

 17:15 - 17:50 Term Extraction From Small Texts
 Hiroshi Nakagawa (Yokohama National University)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Workshop on Multilingual Information Processing:

Introduction [12:30 - 12:40] 

Session 1. Dictionary [12:40 - 14:25]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 12:40 - 13:15 Practical and Efficient Organization of a Large
 Valency Dictionary.
 Francis Bond (NTT Communication Science Labs., Japan)

 13:15 - 13:50 On an Experience of Multilingual General Thesaurus.
 CHOI Key-Sun (KAIST, Korea)

 13:50 - 14:25 (to be announced)
 Remi Zajac (New Mexico State University)

 (break 20 min.)

Session 2. Text Processing [14:45 - 15:55]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 14:45 - 15:20 A Phrase Recognizer in Vietnamese Sentences.
 Le Manh Hai (Kasetsart University, Thailand)

 15:20 - 15:55 A Method for Handling Multi-Script Text on Mule.
 NISHIKIMI Mikiko, HANDA Kenichi, TOMURA Satoru,
 and TAKAHASHI Naoto (ETL, Japan)

 (break 20 min.)

Session 3. Translation [16:15 - 18:00]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 16:15 - 16:50 Towards Simultaneous Interpretation Systems 
 -- A Case of Translation between English and Japanese -- 
 MATSUBARA Shigeki (Nagoya University, Japan)

 16:50 - 17:25 Can We Abridge the Gap of Meaning and Form
 in Computer Assisted Translation?
 MURAKI Kazunori and TAMURA Shinko (NEC, Japan)

 17:25 - 18:00 Japanese-to-Braille Translation and Its Support.
 SUZUKI Emiko (Tokyo Kasei Gakuin Tsukuba Junior
 Colledge, Japan)


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dinner [18:00 - 19:30]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Joint Workshop on Multilingual Information Retrieval and Summarization:

Session A. Multilingual Information Retrieval [19:30 - 20:40]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 19:30 - 20:05 Distributed Multi-lingual Information Retrieval in
 Information Architecture.
 Key-Sun Choi (KAIST)

 20:05 - 20:40 NLP Approaches to Help Cross-Language IR.
 Leong Mun-Kew (Institute of Systems Science, Singapore)

 (break 10 min.)

Session B. Multilingual Summarization [20:50 - 22:00]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 20:50 - 21:25 Multilingual Summarization as an Application of
 Global Document Annotation.
 HASIDA Koiti (ETL, Japan)

 21:25 - 22:00 Methodological Considerations in Multi-lingual
 Summarization. 
 Benjamin T'sou (City University of Hong Kong)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Organizers:

 [Information Retrieval]

 Yoshiki Niwa (ARL, Hitachi, Ltd.)
 E-mail: yniwaharl.hitachi.co.jp

 Asanee Kawtrakul (Kasetsart University)
 E-mail: akvivaldi.cpe.ku.ac.th, aknontri.ku.ac.th

 [Multilingual Information Processing]

 Koiti Hasida	(ETL)
 E-mail: hasidaetl.go.jp

 Surapant Meknavin (NECTEC)
 E-mail: surapannwg.nectec.or.th

 ____________________________________________________________________

REGISTRATION FORM

Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium 1997 (NLPRS'97)
(Incorporating SNLP'97)
Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket, Thailand
December 2-4, 1997

Name: _________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________
 _________________________________________
Phone: _____________
Fax: _____________
E-Mail: _____________


1. I would like to attend NLPRS'97 as: (Please check)
 +----------------------+---------------+--------------+
 | Registration | Before Oct 15 | After Oct 15 |
 +----------------------+---------------+--------------+
 | Regular Registration | ( ) US$350 | ( ) US$400 |
 | Student Registration | ( ) US$200 | ( ) US$350 |
 +----------------------+---------------+--------------+

2. I would like to attend these workshops/tutorials: (Please check)
 [ ] Workshop on Information Retrieval (US$100)
 [ ] Workshop on Multilingual Information Processing (US$100)
 [ ] Tutorial on Natural Language Generation (US$100)
 (Please note that the workshops and tutorials are all arranged in parallel
 on December 1, 1997)

3. Please reserve: (Please check)
 +---------------------+---------------+-----------+---------+
 | Hotel | Price | Breakfast | Single/ |
 | | (Bahts/night) | | Twin |
 +---------------------+---------------+-----------+---------+
 | ( ) Cape Panwa (CP) | 2,200 | ABF | Single |
 | ( ) Cape Panwa (CP) | 2,200 | ABF | Twin |
 | ( ) Bay Inn | 1,600 | ABF | Single |
 | (300 m from CP) | | | |
 | ( ) Bay Inn | 1,600 | ABF | Twin |
 | (300 m from CP) | | | |
 | ( ) ST Hotel | 800 | ABF | Single |
 | (10 km from CP) | | | |
 | ( ) ST Hotel | 900 | ABF | Twin |
 | (10 km from CP) | | | |
 +---------------------+---------------+-----------+---------+

 Check-in: __/__/1997
 Check-out: __/__/1997
 Total: ______ nights
 Payment: ______ Bahts
 In US$: ______ US Dollars (Please check Today's Exchange Rate.)

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 Expire Date: _____________________
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 ( ) By MasterCard:
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 ( ) By American Express:
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 Expire Date: _____________________
 Amount [1. + 2. + 3.] (US$): __________

 ( ) By check made payable to Asian Institute of Technology
 Bank: _______________
 Check No.: _______________
 Amount [1. + 2. + 3.] (US$): __________

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Please mail your registration form to:

 Linguistics and Knowledge Science Laboratory
 National Electronics and Computer Technology Center
 73/1 Rama 6 Rd.,
 Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400.
 Thailand.
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