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Thu Jul 11 1996

Confs: Historical comparative ling, LFG final schedule

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  1. "Fco. Javier Martnez Garca", Confs: Use of Computers in Historical Comparative Linguistics (Bernardin - Slov enia)
  2. Tracy Holloway King, LFG Conf Final schedule

Message 1: Confs: Use of Computers in Historical Comparative Linguistics (Bernardin - Slov enia)

Date: Tue, 09 Jul 1996 19:16:26 +0200
From: "Fco. Javier Martnez Garca" <martinezem.uni-frankfurt.de>
Subject: Confs: Use of Computers in Historical Comparative Linguistics (Bernardin - Slov enia)
(http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/curric/slov-96.html)


5. Arbeitstagung f"ur Computereinsatz in der Historisch-Vergleichenden
Sprachwissenschaft
von 21. bis 23. Oktober 1996 in Bernardin (Slovenia)

Erster Rundbrief an die Teilnehmer der 5. Computerkonferenz Sehr
geehrte Kollegin, sehr geehrter Kollege,

die 5. Arbeitstagung f"ur Computereinsatz in der
Historisch-Vergleichenden Sprachwissenschaft findet von 21. bis
23. Oktober 1996 in Bernardin an der slowenischen K"uste statt.
Hiermit werden Sie herzlich eingeladen, an der Tagung teilzunehmen. Um
alles so gut wie m"oglich organisieren zu k"onnen, werden Sie gebeten,
bis 15. Juni das folgende Formular einzuf"ullen. Sie k"nnen mir
nat"urlich die angebetene Angaben auch mailen. Teilen Sie, bitte,
diesen Rundbrief mit den Kollegen in Ihrem Arbeitskreis mit. Mit
freundlichen Gr"ussen

Marko Snoj

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Name:..........
Adresse:.......
E-mail:........

Ich nehme an der Tagung teil.
JA NEIN WAHRSCHEINLICH

Ich werde einen Vortrag halten, dessen Titel ich bis zum 1. Oktober
bekanntgebe.

JA NEIN WAHRSCHEINLICH

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Doz. Dr. Marko Snoj
Inctitut za slovenski jezik ZRC SAZU
Novi trg 4
SLO-1000 Ljubljana
E-mail: markozrc-sazu.si
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Message 2: LFG Conf Final schedule

Date: Tue, 09 Jul 1996 15:46:18 PDT
From: Tracy Holloway King <thkingparc.xerox.com>
Subject: LFG Conf Final schedule

 LFG-WORKSHOP

 August 26--28, 1996
 Grenoble, France
 RANK Xerox


NOTE: Due to local space limitations and the overwhelming response to
calls for preregistration, the local organizers have asked us to
declare the conference "full". We apologize for this and are aiming
to hold the LFG Conference next year at a larger venue.

Proceedings of this conference will be available. For details contact
either Miriam Butt (muttims.uni-stuttgart.de) or Tracy Holloway King
(thkingcsli.stanford.edu) before August 15.

August 26 (Monday)

9:30 - 10:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
 Joan Bresnan, Stanford University
 TBA

10:30 - 11:00 BREAK

General Session

11:00 - 11:30 Another view on complex predicate formation in French
 and Italian: Evidence from auxiliary selection,
 reflexivization, and past participle agreement
 Anette Frank, University of Stuttgart

11:30 - 12:00 The syntax of Romance auxiliaries
 Christoph Schwarze, University of Konstanz

12:00 - 12:30 A PREDICATE function: Empirical arguments and
 theoretical status
 Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, San Diego and
 Gert Webelhuth, Stanford University

12:30 - 1:00 POSTERS/DEMOS
 Note: posters will be available throughout the
		conference.

 LektaII: A tool for the development of efficient
 LFG-based machine translation systems
 J. Gabriel Amores, Universidad de Sevilla and
 Jose F. Quesada, Centro Informatico Cientifico de 
		Andalucia

 Using priority union for non-constituent
 coordination in LFG
 Caroline Brun, RANK Xerox Research Centre

 Generating a lexicon for syntactic LFG-processor
 from a French generic electronic dictionary encoded
 in the GENELEX model
 Sylvie Flores and Je'ro^me Vachey, GSI-Erli

 Computational approaches to P2 clitic placement
 Paula S. Newman, Xerox PARC

1:00 - 2:30 LUNCH


PARALLEL SESSION
SESSION A
2:30 -3:00 Context change and underspecification in Glue
 language semantics
 Richard Crouch, Speech Research Unit, DRA Malvern and
 Josef van Genabith, University of Dublin

3:00 - 3:30 Proofs in the landscape of underspecified
 representations
 Esther Koenig and Uwe Reyle, University of Stuttgart

SESSION B
2:30 - 3:00 The LFG architecture and "verbless" syntactic 
		constructions Victoria Rose'n, University of Bergen

3:00 - 3:30 On the verbal status of Mandarin ba
 Emily Bender, Stanford University

3:30 - 4:00 BREAK


Workshop 1 Argument Structure?: How syntactic? How lexical?
4:00 - 7:00 Organizers: Bjarne Oersnes, Copenhagen University
 Joan Bresnan, Stanford University
 Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, 
						San Diego

 Participants:

 Alex Alsina, National University of Singapore
 Resultatives: a joint operation of semantic and
 syntactic structures

 Chris Manning, Carnegie Mellon University
 Argument Structure as a locus for binding theory

 Stella Markantonatou, University of Essex
 Complex predicate formation as semantic allomorphism:
 the case of English resultatives.

 Bjarne Oersnes, Copenhagen University
 Argument structure and prominence relations: the 
		case of Danish synthetic compounding

 Beth Levin, Northwestern University
 Malka Rappaport, Bar Ilan University
 Two Types of Resultatives

 Farrell Ackerman, Univ. of California, San Diego 
		-- Discussant



August 27 (Tuesday)

General Session

9:30 - 10:00 Nonconfigurational tense in Wambaya
 Rachel Nordlinger and Joan Bresnan, Stanford
 University

10:00 - 10:30 Possessive pronouns and suffixes in Finnish
 Ida Toivonen, Stanford University

10:30 - 11:00 Suppletion and syntactic theory
 Nigel Vincent and Kersti Bo"jars , Univ. of 
		Manchester

11:00 - 11:30 BREAK

11:30 - 12:00 Lexical Mapping Theory and possessors in NPs
 Tibor Laczko', Lajos Kossuth University

12:00 - 12:30 An analysis of the passive in Japanese: A 
		preliminary study towards the clarification of 
		the thematic role
 Theme
 Mariko Saiki, Kanazawa University

12:30 - 1:00 Underspecification in Lexical Mapping Theory: 
		The case of Norwegian existentials and resultatives
 Helge Lo/drup, Univ. of Oslo

1:00 - 2:30 LUNCH


Workshop 2 Semantic representations and LFG
2:30 - 6:30 Organizers: Tara Mohanan and K. P. Mohanan,
 National University of Singapore

 Participants:

 Session 1:
 Speakers: Esther Koenig, University of Stuttgart
 Reasoning on logical forms or syntactic structures

 Mary Dalrymple, John Lamping, and Vijay Saraswat,
 Xerox PARC
 Levels of semantic representation in LFG
 Commentator: Alex Alsina, National University of Singapore

 Session 2:
 Speakers: Elisabet Engdahl, Univ. of Edinburgh

 K. P. Mohanan and Tara Mohanan, National
 University of Singapore
 Semantic representation in LFG
 Commentator: Chris Manning, Carnegie Mellon Univ.


August 28 (Wednesday)

General Session

PARALLEL SESSSION
SESSION A
9:30 - 10:00 A theory of non-constituent coordination based on
 finite-state rules
 John Maxwell III, Xerox PARC

10:30 - 11:00 Aspects of merging Lexical Functional Grammar with
 Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar
 Tore Burheim, Univ. of Bergen

SESSION B
9:30 - 10:00 A-structure and linear order in Balinese binding
 I Wayan Arka, University of Sydney and Stephen
 Wechsler, Univ. of Texas, Austin

10:00 - 10:30 An LFG account of Mandarin reflexive verbs
 Lian-Cheng Chief, National Chengchi University and
 Academia Sinica

10:30 - 11:00 BREAK

11:00 - 11:30 Ergativity, clitics and grammatical relations in Sasak
 Peter Austin, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign
 Studies

11:30 - 12:00 "Case spreading/stacking" in Korean: Evidence for the
 Macrorole tier
 Wataru Nakamura, SUNY, Buffalo


12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH


Workshop 3 Computational Aspects
1:30 - 5:30 Organizer: Annie Zaenen, RANK Xerox Research Centre

 Participants:

 Thierry Declerk, University of Stuttgart
 Modeling information-passing with the LFG Workbench

 Josef van Genabith, University of Dublin and Richard
 Crouch, Speech Research Unit, DRA Malvern
 Direct and indirect interpretation of LFG f-structures
 as underspecified semantic representations

 Teresa Lopez Soto and Gabriela Fernandez Diaz, 
		Universidad de Sevilla
 Integration of semantic patterns and statistical
 information for an LFG-based parser

 John Maxwell III, Xerox PARC
 An efficient parser for LFG

 Frederique Segond and Max Copperman, Rank Xerox
 Research Centre
 The scope of ambiguity in a computational LFG


Workshop 4 Word Order
1:30 - 5:30 Organizers: Miriam Butt, University of Stuttgart
 Tracy Holloway King, Stanford University

 Participants:

 Judith Berman, University of Stuttgart
 Configurational and nonconfigurational aspects of
 German sentence structure

 Miriam Butt, University of Stuttgart and Tracy Holloway
 King, Stanford University
 Exploring structural topic and focus

 Tara Mohanan, National University of Singapore
 Frozen Word Order in a Free Word Order Language

 Owen Rambow, CoGenTex, Inc.
 Word order, clause union, and the formal machinery 
		of syntax

 Jane Simpson, University of Sydney
 Preferred word order and grammaticalisation of
 associated path in some Australian languages

 Gillian Ramchand, University of Oxford
 Discussant


5:30 - 6:00 BREAK

6:00 - 7:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
 Ron Kaplan, Xerox PARC
 TBA

ALTERNATE:

Complex verbal predicates: the case of serial verbs in Dagaare and
Akan Adams B. Bodomo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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