LINGUIST List 9.852

Tue Jun 9 1998

Calls: EURALEX'98, Computational Terminology

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  1. Thierry.FONTENELLE, EURALEX'98 - Keynote lectures, tutorials
  2. Priscilla Rasmussen, Computerm'98 Workshop

Message 1: EURALEX'98 - Keynote lectures, tutorials

Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 16:25:29 +0200
From: Thierry.FONTENELLE <>
Subject: EURALEX'98 - Keynote lectures, tutorials

EURALEX'98 - European Association for Lexicography - 8th International Congress
University of Liege (Belgium), 4-8 August 1998.
Web site:
Book exhibition: please contact

The EURALEX'98 Programme Committee is pleased to announce the titles of the
three plenary lectures which will be read in addition to the standard parallel
session papers, the workshop on dictionary use, the book exhibition and the
computer demonstrations:

Keynote lectures:

(a) Marie-Hlne Corrard (Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, formerly
Oxford University Press): "Traduire avec un dictionnaire, traduire pour un

(b) Anthony P. Cowie (University of Leeds): "A.S. Hornby: A Centenary Tribute"

(c) Gregory Grefenstette (Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble): "The Future
of Linguistics and Lexicographers: Will there be Lexicographers in the year

It is still possible to register for either of the two Pre-Euralex tutorials
which will be organised on 4 August 1998 (see second circular for details and

(1) Creating a Bilingual Dictionary
Tutors: Michela Clari & Jeremy Butterfield (HarperCollins Publishers)

(2) Preparing a terminological data base 
Tutor: Alain Reichling (European Commission Translation Service)

All relevant information (list of parallel session papers, 1st and 2nd
circulars, registration forms and fees, phone, fax and email addresses...) can
be found on the Euralex'98 congress web site:

For practical reasons, the Local Organizers ask people who intend to attend the
congress to register as soon as possible if they have not yet done so.

On behalf of the Programme Committee,
Thierry Fontenelle
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Message 2: Computerm'98 Workshop

Date: Fri, 5 Jun 98 13:00:19 EDT
From: Priscilla Rasmussen <>
Subject: Computerm'98 Workshop

 COMPUTERM'98 Workshop announcement
 First Workshop on Computational Terminology

 WHEN: August 15, 1998 (just after COLING-ACL98)
 WHERE: University of Montreal, Montreal (Quebec, Canada)


The workshop provides a forum to bring together researchers from the fields of
computational linguistics, terminology, automated translation, information
retrieval and lexicography who share an interest in computational aspects of
terminology processing: acquisition, extraction, indexing, machine-aided
thesaurus building, dictionary construction, etc.


The number of participants to the workshop is limited. It is advisable to
pre-register as soon as possible:


See the COLING-ACL98 conference main page at:


August 15, 1998 Saturday
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8:45 -- 9:00 Opening address

9:00 -- 9:30 David Hull: "A practical approach to terminology

9:30 -- 10:00 Akiko N. Aizawa, Kyo Kageura: "An approach to the
automatic generation of multilingual keywords clusters"

10:00 -- 10:30 Ralf Brown: "Automatically-extracted thesauri
for cross-language IR: When better is worse"

10:30 -- 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 -- 11:45 First poster session

11:45 -- 12:15 Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan: "Building a prototype
system for trends survey in a knowledge extraction program"

12:15 -- 12:45 Anne Condamines, Josette Reyberolle
"CTKB : A corpus-based approach to a terminological knowledge base"

12:45 -- 14:15 Lunch

14:15 -- 14:45 Toru Hisamitsu; Yoshiki Niwa: "Extraction of
useful terms from parenthetical expressions by using simple
rules and statistical measures -- a comparative evaluation
of bigram statistics"

14:45 -- 15:15 Paul Bowden, Lindsay Evett, Peter Halstead
"Automatic acronym acquisition in a knowledge extraction

15:15 -- 15:45 Laura Davidson, Judy Kavanagh, Kristen
Mackintosh, Ingrid Meyer, Douglas Skuce: "Semi-automatic
extraction of knowledge-rich contexts from corpora: examples
and issues"

15:45 -- 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 -- 17:00 Second poster session

17:00 -- 17:30 Dekang Lin: "Extracting collocations from text

17:30 -- 18:00 Hiroshi Nakagawa, Tatsunori Mori: "Nested
collocation and compound noun for term extraction"

POSTERS: (Preliminary)

Lee-Feng Chen, Min-Chan Chen, Chun-Liang Chen, Bo-Ren Bai: "Internet-based
Chinese text corpus classification and domain-specific keyterm

Hongyan Jing, Evelyne Tzoukerman: "Improving retrieval with semantics and

Kyo Kageura, Masaharu Yoshioka, Teruo Koyama, Toshihiko Nozue: "Towards a
common testbed for corpus-based computational terminology"

Diana Maynard, Sofia Ananiadou: "Acquiring contextual information for term

Michael P. Oakes, Chris D. Paice: "Term extraction for automatic

Antje Schmidt-Wigger: "Building consistent terminologies"

Hinrich Schuetze: "HyperConDex -- A hypertext concordance as a
back-of-the-rule index"


Khurshid Ahmad (University of Surrey, UK)
Sophia Ananiadou (Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK)
Peter Anick (Digital Equipment Corporation, USA)
Teresa Cabre (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelone, Spain)
Ken Church (AT&T Labs Research, USA)
Anne Condamines (CNRS, Toulouse, France)
Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts, USA)
Ido Dagan (Bar Ilan University, Israel)
Beatrice Daille (IRIN Nantes, France)
Pascale Fung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Eric Gaussier (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France)
Gregory Grefenstette (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France)
Stephanie Haas (University of North Carolina, USA)
Benoit Habert (LIMSI & ENS Fontenay-St Cloud, France)
Ulrich Heid (Universitaet Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany)
Kyo Kageura (NACSIS, Tokyo, Japan)
Judith Klavans (Columbia Univesity, USA)
Robert Krovetz (NEC Research Institute, USA)
Robert Losee (University of North Carolina, USA)
Ingrid Meyer (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada)
Jian-Yun Nie (University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada)
Padmini Srinivasan (The University of Iowa, USA)
Tomek Strzalkowski (General Electric Company, USA)
Evelyne Tzoukermann, (Bell Labs Innovations, Lucent Technologies, USA)
Richard Wojcik (Boeing Company, USA)
Pierre Zweigenbaum (AP-HP & Universite Paris 6, France)


Didier Bourigault (CNRS and Universite Paris XIII, Paris, France)
Christian Jacquemin (LIMSI, France)
Marie-Claude L'Homme (Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada),,

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