LINGUIST List 9.710

Wed May 13 1998

Confs: Natural Language Processing

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  1. Nancy M. Ide, EMNLP3: Early registration deadline May 13

Message 1: EMNLP3: Early registration deadline May 13

Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 17:50:10 -0400
From: Nancy M. Ide <idecs.vassar.edu>
Subject: EMNLP3: Early registration deadline May 13


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 !!!!!!! EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MAY 13 !!!!!!! 
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 Third Conference on
 Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
 (EMNLP-3) 
 Sponsored by ACL SIGDAT

 Tuesday, June 2, 1998 
 Granada, Spain 

 Following the 
 First International Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC)

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 CONFERENCE PROGRAM


9:00-11:00 Session 1

 Dynamic Coreference-Based Summarization
 Breck Baldwin and Thomas S. Morton

 Multilingual Robust Anaphora Resolution
 Ruslan Mitkov and Lamia Belguith

 Aligning Clauses in Parallel Texts
 Sotiris Boutsis and Stelios Piperidis

 Automatic Insertion of Accents in French Text
 Michel Simard

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-1:00 Session 2

 Valence Induction with a Head-Lexicalized PCFG
 Glenn Carroll and Mats Rooth

 Metrics for corpus similarity and homogeneity
 Adam Kilgarriff and Tony Rose 

 Word-Sense Distinguishability and Inter-Coder Agreement
 Rebecca Bruce and Janyce Wiebe

1:00-2:45 Lunch

2:45-3:30 Invited Speaker

 Statistical Translation: Where It Went
 Kevin Knight, USC Information Sciences Institute

3:30-4:30 Session 3

 Category Levels in Hierarchical Text Categorization
 Stephen D'Alessio, Keitha Murray, Robert Schiaffino, and Aaron 
 Kershenbaum

 An Empirical Approach to Text Categorization based on Term Weight 
 Learning
 Fumiyo Fukumoto and Yoshimi Suzuki 

4:30-5:00 Coffee Break

5:00-6:30 Session 4

 An Empirical Evaluation on Statistical Parsing of Japanese 
 Sentences Using Lexical Association Statistics
 Shirai Kiyoaki, Inui Kentaro, Tokunaga Takenobu and Tanaka 
 Hozumi

 Japanese Dependency Structure Analysis based on Lexicalized 
 Statistics
 Fujio Masakazu and Matsumoto Yuji 

 A Natural Criterion for Maximum Entropy / Minimum Divergence 
 Feature Selection 
 Adam Berger and Harry Printz


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 REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 Registration forms are also available at 
 http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~ide/emnlp3.html


REGISTRATION FEES:


 Registration before May 13: 8,500 pesetas ($55 USD) 
 On-site registration: 11,000 pesetas ($70 USD)

Registration fees include one copy of the proceedings, coffee breaks
and refreshments.


METHODS OF PAYMENT: 

 Check in US Dollars made payable to "ACL" on a US Bank (address
 below) 
 Cash (for on-site registrations only). 
 VISA/Mastercard - in US Dollars (sent to David Yarowsky). 
 VISA/Mastercard - in Spanish pesetas (sent to Jose Ma. Guirao) 

Note: Credit card payments using the form below may be faxed, sent by
regular mail or emailed to either the address in the US or the address
in Spain. However, we cannot guarantee the security of credit card
numbers in transit via email.

Payments may be sent to: 

 In North America: Elsewhere:

Email: emnlp3cs.jhu.edu jmguiraocierva.ugr.es
Fax: +1 410-516-6134 +34 958 24 31 79
Regular Mail:
 EMNLP3 EMNLP3
 c/o David Yarowsky - SIGDAT c/o Jose Ma. Guirao 
 Department of Computer Science Dpto. de Lenguajes y
 Johns Hopkins University Sistemas Informaticos
 3400 N. Charles Street Universidad de Granada
 Baltimore, MD 21218-2694 18071 Granada
 USA Spain



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 REGISTRATION FORM

Last Name: ______________________________________
First Name: ______________________________________
Affiliation: ______________________________________
Address: ______________________________________
 ______________________________________
City: ______________________________________
State/Province: ___________________________________
Country: ______________________________________
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 Credit card charges will be processed in US dollars.

 * Pre-registrations CANNOT be accepted after May 13, 1998. Any
 registration after this date must be made on site.
 * When submitting registrations, keep in mind the possibility of 
 postal delays. E-mail registration avoids these delays.
 * Registration fees are not refundable.
 * All registrants will receive a confirmation by e-mail.

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PROGRAM CHAIRS 
 Nancy Ide (chair)
 Department of Computer Science
 Vassar College
 124 Raymond Avenue
 Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0520 USA
 Tel: (+1 914) 437 5988
 Fax: (+1 914) 437 7498
 E-mail: idecs.vassar.edu

 Atro Voutilainen (co-chair)
 Research Unit for Multilingual Language Technology
 Department of General Linguistics
 P.O. Box 4 (Keskuskatu 8, 7th floor) 
 FIN-00014 University of Helsinki
 Finland
 Tel: (+358 9) 191 23 507
 Fax: (+358 9) 191 23 598
 E-mail: atro.voutilainenling.helsinki.fi

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
 Steven Abney, AT&T Laboratories-Research, USA 
 Susan Armstrong, ISSCO, Geneva, Switzerland
 Pascale Fung, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
 Gregory Grefenstette, Xerox Research Centre Europe, France
 Eduard Hovy, USC/ISI, USA
 Dan Jurafsky, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
 Kimmo Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki, Finland
 Hwee Tou Ng, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
 Kemal Oflazer, Bilkent University, Turkey
 Peter Schauble, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
 Keh Yih Su, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
 Dan Tufis, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Romania
 Evelyne Viegas, New Mexico State University, USA


FURTHER INFORMATION:

 Email: emnlp3cs.vassar.edu

 Web:
 http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~ide/emnlp3.html
 http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~yarowsky/sigdat.html

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