LINGUIST List 9.620

Tue Apr 28 1998

FYI: Symposium, Linguistik online, GATE software

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  1. David Prager Branner, Symposium on Chinese Rime Table Phonology
  2. Elke Hentschel, Linguistik online
  3. Hamish Cunningham, GATE: new version available

Message 1: Symposium on Chinese Rime Table Phonology

Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 20:10:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Prager Branner <>
Subject: Symposium on Chinese Rime Table Phonology

The Institute of Linguistics and Asian and Slavic Languages and
Literatures presents

	A Symposium on

New Views on The Linguistic Philosophy 
Underlying the Chinese Rime Table

Saturday, 2 May, 1998
Nolte Library
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.


	First Panel, 10 AM. Chair: David Prager Branner, University of

Chun-juo Liu, University of Minnesota (Emerita)
	"The Avatamsaka Syllabic Wheel and Wen-shu chih-nan t'u-tsan"

W. South Coblin, University of Iowa
	"Thoughts on the Shoouuen Fragments"

R. VanNess Simmons, Rutgers University
	"How Rime Book Based Analyses Can Lead Us Astray"


	Second Panel, 2 PM. Chair: Wen-Chao Li, University of Minnesota

An-King Lim, Salt Lake City Community College
	"On Turkic Sound Harmony and the Vocalic Divisions of the

Abraham Chan, University of Hong Kong
	"On the Principle of the Four Grades"

Jerry Norman, University of Washington
	"Mandarin and the Rime Tables"


There is no admission charge, and the symposium is open to the public.
However, seating in the library is quite limited. 

For more information, please contact David Prager Branner,
(612)-917-8235 or <>
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Message 2: Linguistik online

Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 18:18:50 +0200
From: Elke Hentschel <>
Subject: Linguistik online

Dear colleagues,

the pilot issue of the internet-journal _Linguistik online_ is now

or (this will get you immediately to the table of contents):

I hope you'll enjoy the journal!


Elke Hentschel
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Message 3: GATE: new version available

Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 15:44:28 +0100 (BST)
From: Hamish Cunningham <>
Subject: GATE: new version available

GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering): new version available
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GATE is an architecture and development environment for language 
processing R&D, and comes bundled with an advanced Information 
Extraction system for English.

GATE 1.5.1 is now available for download. This release includes
Java support, better SGML support, a manual annotation tool, an
annotation comparison tool and various other goodies. Please see the
web site for further details, and follow the "download" link there.

The system is free for research purposes, and comes in source and 
binary form for common platforms.


Hamish Cunningham
Research Fellow in Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK
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