LINGUIST List 9.523

Fri Apr 3 1998

Calls: Berkeley Women and Language, TAG+ WS

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  2. Jennifer MacDougall, TAG+ WORKSHOP (final call for papers) and

Message 1: Berkeley Women and Language Conference Announcement

Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 11:53:34 -0800 (PST)
From: bwlg <bwlgsocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Berkeley Women and Language Conference Announcement

The 1998

BERKELEY WOMEN AND LANGUAGE CONFERENCE

will be held from AORIL 24-26 at the Berkeley Conference Center in
Berkeley, CA.


Invited speakers are:

Deborah Cameron, Department of English Studies, Strathclyde
University, Glasgow
 
Janice Gould, Department of English, University of
Northern Colorado
 
Jeri Jaeger, Department of Linguistics, State University of
New York at Buffalo
 
Leslie Milroy, Program in Linguistics, University of
Michigan
 
Patricia Nichols, Department of Linguistics & Language
Development, San Jose State University
 
Suzanne Romaine, Merton College, Oxford University
 
Ana Celia Zentella, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City
University of New York
 
And a special presentation by Ursula K. LeGuin,
author

Please visit our website at
http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/BWLG/Conf98.html

for more information, or email

bwlgsocrates.berkeley.edu
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Message 2: TAG+ WORKSHOP (final call for papers) and

Date: Thu, 02 Apr 1998 14:51:17 EST
From: Jennifer MacDougall <jmacdougcentral.cis.upenn.edu>
Subject: TAG+ WORKSHOP (final call for papers) and



*DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 1998*


		 TAG TUTORIALS -- ANNOUNCEMENT
		 July 28 to July 31, 1998

		TAG+ WORKSHOP -- FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
		 August 1 to August 3, 1998

			Philadelphia, PA, USA
	 URL: http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~ircs/mol/tag98.html



The fourth workshop on tree-adjoining grammars and related frameworks
(hence the + after TAG) will be held at the Institute for Research in
Cognitive Science at the University of Pennsylvania in August 1998,
from August 1 to August 3. Previous workshops were held at Dagstuhl
(1990), UPenn (1992), and Univ. Paris 7 (1994).

Prior to the workshop there will be a tutorial (including labs and
demos) from July 28 to July 31 1998. Information about the tutorial
is below, followed by information about the workshop.


			 TUTORIAL

Attendance
==========

The tutorial is open to anyone interested, though we request a
pre-registration and we may limit attendance. We therefore suggest
you indicate interest in attending to Jennifer MacDougall at the
earliest date possible. (See contact information below.)

Travel Stipends
===============

A limited number of travel stipends will be available for graduate
students (i.e., people studying towards a master's or doctorate
degree). This stipend will be limited to a maximum of US$600. If you
are interested in obtaining such a stipend, please send a message to
Jennifer MacDougall at the address below. Please include a one-page
summary (in ASCII text format) of your educational background and of
your planned or present research, and indicate how the tutorial would
enhance your education and/or planned research. (Information about
accommodations will be provided at a later date.)


Contact Information
===================

Jennifer MacDougall
553 Moore Building 
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6389
USA
Telephone: (215) 898-3191
FAX: (215) 898-0587
Email: jmacdougcentral.cis.upenn.edu



Proposed Schedule
=================

Tuesday July 28

Overview and Introduction
- ------------------------

Morning

 Lectures

 * General Introduction 
 * Formal Overview 
 * Linguistic Overview 
 * Lexicalized Grammars

Afternoon

 Lab session

 * Intro to the XTAG system 
 * Lab session with XTAG 



Wednesday July 29

Computation and Applications
- ---------------------------

Morning

 Lectures

 * Parsing 
 * Supertagging and other stochastic approaches
 * Synchronous TAG 
 * Generation 

Afternoon

 Demos:

 * XTAG-- second lab session
 * Supertagger 
 * Other parsers
 * TAG-based generation systems


Note: if you would like to demo a system, please let us know and we
will include it.


Thursday July 30

TAG, Linguistic Issues, and Related Grammatical Systems
- ------------------------------------------------------

Morning

 Lectures

 * TAG and Generative Grammar 
 * TAG and HPSG
 * TAG and Categorial Grammars
 * TAG and LFG

Afternoon

 Lecture

 * Grammar organization

 Demos

 * Grammar organization demos
 * MT demo 



Friday July 31

Selected Advanced Topics
- -----------------------

Morning and early afternoon

 Lectures

 * Advanced Topics: Formal and Linguistics Issues
 + Coordination 
 + Scrambling 
 + Clitic climbing 
 + Lexical semantics
 + D-Tree Grammars
 + Other topcis



			 WORKSHOP

Papers on all aspects of TAG (linguistic, mathematical, computational,
and applicational), as well as papers relating TAGs to other
frameworks, are invited. As in the past there will be some invited
talks on other grammar formalisms which have interesting relationships
to TAGs (for example, Categorial Grammars and HPSG).


GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACTS:

Abstracts should be at most two pages (exclusive of references), and
should be submitted in ASCII format, as a .ps file, or as
SELF-CONTAINED latex file to jmacdougcentral.cis.upenn.edu. (If email
is not available, please send the abstract to the address given
below.) Please indicate on the abstract if you would prefer to give a
short presentation (10 minutes) or a long one (30 minutes). The
abstract should contain your name, address, and email address.
Proceedings including extended versions (4 pages) of accepted
abstracts will be available at the workshop.

Deadline for submission for abstracts: April 30 (extended) 
Notification of acceptance: May 15
Deadline for submission of camera-ready
	extended abstract: July 6
Workshop Dates: August 1 to August 3

If you do not want to submit an abstract, but would like to attend, we
would appreciate it if you could inform us by email by July 6 (unless
you have already done so). If you would like to present a demo,
please let us know as soon as possible, including information about
required hard and software.


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Anne Abeille (Universit'e Paris 7)
Tilman Becker (DFKI)
Christy Doran (University of Pennsylvania)
Robert Frank (Johns Hopkins University)
Klaus Netter (DFKI)
Richard Oehrle (University of Arizona)
Owen Rambow (CoGenTex, Inc.)
Giorgio Satta (Universita di Padova)
Yuka Tateisi (University of Tokyo)
K. Vijayshanker (University of Delaware)
David Weir (University of Sussex)


CONTACT ADDRESS:

Jennifer MacDougall
553 Moore Building 
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6389
USA
Telephone: (215) 898-3191
FAX: (215) 898-0587
Email: jmacdougcentral.cis.upenn.edu


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Anne Abeille (Paris 7)
Tilman Becker (DFKI)
Owen Rambow (CoGenTex, Inc.)
Giorgio Satta (Universita di Padova)
K. Vijayshanker (University of Delaware)
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