LINGUIST List 7.1279

Fri Sep 13 1996

Confs: NLP & AAC, Lang diversity and cognitive representations

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  1. Stefan Langer, Program for Workshop on NLP & AAC
  2. Stephane ROBERT, announcing conf language diversity and cognitive representations

Message 1: Program for Workshop on NLP & AAC

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 15:16:19 -0000
From: Stefan Langer <slangermic.dundee.ac.uk>
Subject: Program for Workshop on NLP & AAC
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************** Workshop on NLP & AAC **************************
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As indicated in previous postings, the first Workshop on Natural
Language Processing for Communication Aids will be held on the
Thursday 26th and Friday 27th September 1996 at Dundee University,
Scotland, UK. The main aim of the workshop is to investigate links
between AAC on the one hand and computational linguistics, intelligent
text retrieval etc. on the other.

The preliminary program of the workshop is now available at:

 http://alpha.mic.dundee.ac.uk/~slanger/wsprgr.html

To register, please use the form at:

 http://alpha.mic.dundee.ac.uk/~slanger/wsreg.html

or send a mail to 

 Stefan Langer: slangermic.dundee.ac.uk

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Stefan Langer Tel: +44 1382 344146
MicroCentre Fax: +44 1382 345509
University of Dundee e-mail: slangermic.dundee.ac.uk
Dundee DD1 4HN
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Message 2: announcing conf language diversity and cognitive representations

Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 17:18:53 BST
From: Stephane ROBERT <robertcnrs-bellevue.fr>
Subject: announcing conf language diversity and cognitive representations
 International Conference
 "LANGUAGE DIVERSITY COGNITIVE REPRESENTATIONS"
 8 - 9 November 1996

Ecole Normale Superieure
(Salle Dussane)
45 rue Ulm
75005 Paris FRANCE


No registration fees

Contacts:
Catherine Fuchs (CNRS- ELSAP)
Stephane Robert (CNRS-LLACAN)
tel. : (1)-42-53-75-87
fax : (1)-42-53-75-86
email: Catherine.Fuchsens.fr
 robertcnrs-bellevue.fr



FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER 96

Morning session : Language diversity and representations of
space 


9.00-9.15 : Greeting message by Etienne GUYON (Directeur de l'Ecole
Normale Superieure) and Key-note address by Catherine FUCHS (Centre
National de la Recherche Scientifique, ELSAP, Paris) and Stephane ROBERT
(Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, LLACAN, Paris)

 9.15-10.00 : Fran=E7oise OZANNE-RIVIERRE
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, LACITO, Paris :
"Systemes d'orientation : quelques exemples oceaniens"

 10.00-10.45 : Eve DANZIGER
Max Planck Institut, Nymegen :
"Cross-linguistic variation in semantic and cognitive encoding of
relations in space : reflections on data from Mopan Maya"

 10.45-11.00 : Coffee break

 11.00-11.45 : Leonard TALMY
State University of New-York, Buffalo :
"Fictive motion in language and =ABception=BB"

 11.45-12.30 :=20
Hansjakob SEILER
University of Cologne:
"Localisation et predication"


Afternoon session : Linguistic systems and semantic
representations


 14.00-14.45 : Christian CUXAC
Universite Paris-V :
"Expression des relations spatiales et spatialisation des relations
semantiques en Langue des Signes Fran=E7aise"

 14.45- 15.30 : Pascal VERNUS
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris :
"Processus cognitifs mis en oeuvre dans l'ecriture hieroglyphique"

 15.30-16.15 : Gilles FAUCONNIER
University of California, San Diego :
"Linguistic correlates of conceptual integration"

 16.15-16.30 : Coffee break

 16.30-17.15 : France CLOAREC-HEISS
 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, LLACAN, Paris :
"Langue naturelle et langage tambourine : un encodage par reduction
(l'exemple du banda de Centrafrique)"

 17.15-18.00 : Christiane MARCHELLO-NIZIA
ENS Fontenay-St Cloud, ELI et Institut Universitaire de France :
"Evolution de la langue et representations semantiques"


SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER 96


Morning session : Linguistic operations and cognitive
representations


 9.00-9.45 : Antoine CULIOLI
Universite Paris-VII et Ecole Normale Superieure :
"La necessaire inscription du sujet dans les langues"

 9.45-10.30 : George LAKOFF
University of California, Berkeley :
"Universals of metaphorical thought : variations in linguistic
expression"

 10.30-10.45 : Coffee break

 10.45-11.30 : Marie-Claude PARIS
Universite Paris-VII :
"Mais ou la triade est-elle passee ? Le cas du chinois standard"

 11.30-12.15 : Jean LASSEGUE
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, ELSAP :
"Que peut-on inferer du substrat cognitif a partir du rapport
invariants du langage / diversite des langues ?"


Afternoon session : Linguistic and cognitive processes


 14.00-14.45 : Michele KAIL
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, laboratoire Cognition et
Developpement, Paris : "Variations morpho-syntaxiques et contraintes
dans le developpement du
 langage"

 14.45- 15.30 : Bernard PACHOUD
Universite de Picardie :
"Schizophasie et dysfonctionnements cognitifs"

 15.30-16;15 : Marta KUTAS
University of California, San Diego :
and Mireille BESSON
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire des
neurosciences cognitives, Marseille : "Electrical signs of languages
in the brain"

 16.15-16.30 : Coffee break

 16.30-18.00 : PANEL DISCUSSION : "Language diversity and linguistic
representations : a challenge for cognition" Chair : Blanche-No=EBlle
GRUNIG, Universite Paris-VIII 
Participants : Daniele Dubois, Jocelyne
Fernandez, Catherine Fuchs, Blanche-No=EBlle Grunig, Anne Guyon,
Jean-Luc Nespoulous, Jean-Marie=
 Pierrel,
Stephane Robert.


Patron : Madame Michele Gendreau-Massaloux, Recteur-Chancelier des
Universites de Paris.

Honorary Committee : Pr Sylvain Auroux, Pr Antoine Culioli, Pr Claude
Hagege, Pr Christiane Marchello-Nizia.

Organizing Committee : Catherine Fuchs and Stephane Robert.

Conference supported by la Delegation Generale a la Langue
Fran=E7aise; le Ministere de l=92Education Nationale, de
l=92Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche; le Ministere des
Affaires Etrangeres; le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique;
l=92Institut Universitaire de France (ENS-Fontenay); les equipes ELSAP
et LLACAN du CNRS. St=E9phane ROBERT CNRS LLACAN 4 ter, route des
Gardes 92190 MEUDON tel : 1-45 07 58 73
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