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Sun Nov 10 1996

Confs: KBCS-96, Workshop on Computational Semantics

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Message 1: KBCS-96 Call for Participation

Date: Tue, 05 Nov 1996 18:35:37 +0500
From: KBCS Word Processing <kbcskonark.ncst.ernet.in>
Subject: KBCS-96 Call for Participation
 Call for Participation

 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
 KNOWLEDGE BASED COMPUTER SYSTEMS
 St. Andrew's Auditorium, Bandra
 Bombay, India
 December 16-18, 1996
 URL : http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs96.html
____________________________________________________________________________

The International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems will be
held in Mumbai, India during December 16-18, 1996. The conference will act
as a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of
Artificial Intelligence in India and abroad. There will be a two day
conference during December 16-17, 1996 followed by one day of
post-conference tutorials on December 18, 1996.

Papers have been submitted to the conference on the following topics. About
40 papers will be presented during the conference.

 AI Applications AI Architectures
 Automatic Programming Cognitive Modeling
 Expert Systems Foundations of AI
 Genetic Algorithms Fuzzy Systems
 Information Retrieval Intelligent Tutoring Systems
 Knowledge Acquisition Knowledge Representation
 Machine Learning Machine Translation
 Natural Language Processing Neural Networks
 Planning and Scheduling Reasoning
 Robotics Search Techniques
 Speech Processing Theorem Proving
 Uncertainty Handling User Interfaces
 User Modeling Vision

Post-Conference Tutorials:

All tutorials will be conducted on December 18, 1996 at NCST, Juhu, Mumbai.

 * T1: Hybrid Intelligent Systems - Full Day
 Larry R Medsker, The American University, USA
 * T2: Case-based Reasoning - Full Day
 John A Campbell, University College London, UK
 * T3: Data Mining - Half Day
 R Uthurusamy, General Motors Research Labs, Detroit, USA

Registration Fees:

 Conference
 o Students in India : Rs 850
 o Delegates from not-for-profit R&D and educational
 organisations in India : Rs 1200
 o Other Indian Delegates & : & Rs 1800
 o Delegates from Abroad & : & US $100
 Tutorials
 o Half Day & : Rs 750
 o Full Day & : Rs 1000

Programme Committee:

S. Arunkumar, IIT, Bombay Amitava Bagchi, IIM, Calcutta
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT, Bombay Margaret A. Boden, U of Sussex, UK
Nick Cercone, U of Regina, Canada B. B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
R. Chandrasekar, NCST, Bombay S. K. Goyal, GTE Labs , USA
S. Sen Gupta, TUL, Bombay J. R. Isaac, NIIT, New Delhi
Aravind K. Joshi, R. A. Kowalski, Imperial College, UK
 U of Pennsylvania, USA
H. N. Mahabala, INFOSYS, Bangalore M. Narasimha Murty, IISc, Bangalore
R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore S. Ramani, NCST, Bombay (Chair)
P. V. S. Rao, TIFR, Bombay Patrick Saint-Dizier,
 U of Paul Sabatier, France
R. Sangal, IIT, Kanpur R. Uthurusamy, GMR, USA
M. Vidyasagar, CAIR, Bangalore


Organizing Committee:

George Arakal, NCST (Chair) K.S.R. Anjaneyulu, NCST
P. Ravi Prakash, NCST Durgesh D. Rao, NCST
M. Sasikumar, NCST T. Suresh, NCST



 For further information and the registration details please refer
 to the KBCS-96 home page or write to the KBCS-96 Secretariat.

___________________________________________________________________________
Address
KBCS-96 Secretariat Phone : +91 (22) 620 1606
National Centre for Software Technology Fax : +91 (22) 621 0139
Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9 E-mail : kbcskonark.ncst.ernet.in
Juhu, Bombay 400 049, India
 URL : http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs96.html
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Message 2: Announcing Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

Date: Thu, 07 Nov 1996 16:46:54 +0100
From: L.A.Kievitkub.nl <L.A.Kievitkub.nl>
Subject: Announcing Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

 I W C S II

 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

 January 8-10, 1997, Tilburg, The Netherlands


 The Tilburg Department of Linguistics will host the
 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics,
 which will take place in Tilburg, The Netherlands, from
 8 - 10 January 1997. The aim of the workshop is to
 bring together researchers involved in all aspects of
 computational semantics of natural language.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

*** Invited speakers ***

Jerry Hobbs (SRI, Menlo Park)
Manfred Pinkal (Saarbruecken)
Lenhart Schubert (Rochester)

*** Presented papers ***

Nicholas Asher (Austin)
Tim Fernando (Stuttgart)
"Labelling representations for effective disambiguation"

Rens Bod (Amsterdam)
Remko Bonnema (Amsterdam)
Remko Scha (Amsterdam)
"Data-Oriented Semantic Interpretation"

Robin Cooper (Goteborg)
"Using situations to reason about the interpretation of speech events"

Luca Dini (Saarbruecken/Pisa)
Vittorio Di Tomaso (Pisa)
"Linking Theory and Lexical Ambiguity: The Case of Italian Motion Verbs"

Josef Van Genabith (Dublin)
Richard Crouch (Malvern)
"How to Glue a Donkey to an f-structure, or Porting a Dynamic Meaning
Representation into LFG's Linear Logic Based Glue-Language Semantics"

Jonathan Ginzburg (Edinburgh)
"Semantically-based Elliptic resolution with Syntactic Presuppositions"

Birgit Hamp (Tuebingen)
"Semantics of the German Future Form in Discourse: a DRT-based Approach"

Aaron N. Kaplan (Rochester)
Lenhart Schubert (Rochester)
"Simulative Inference in a Computational Model of Belief"

Ruth Kempson (London)
Rodger Kibble (London)
Wilfried Meyer Viol (London)
"Indefinites as Epsilon Terms: A Labelled Deduction Account"

Emiel Krahmer (Eindhoven)
Paul Piwek (Eindhoven)
"Presupposition Projection as Proof Construction"

Alice Kyburgh (Oshkosh)
Michael Morreau (Washington)
"Vague Utterances and Context Change"

Leonardo Lesmo (Torino)
Anna Goy (Torino)
"Integrating lexical semantics and pragmatics: The case of Italian
communication verbs"

Marc Light (Tuebingen)
Lenhart Schubert (Rochester)
"Knowledge Representation for Lexical Semantics: Is Standard First
Order Enough ?"

Susann Luperfoy (McLean [Virginia])
"An implementation of DRT and file change semantics for real-time
interpretation of total and partial anaphora"

Patrick McGivern (Burnaby)
"Representing Generic Bare Plurals in DRT"

Allan Ramsay (Manchester)
"Dynamic and Underspecified Interpretation without Dynamic or
Underspecified Logic"

Sabine Reinhard (Tuebingen)
"A Desambiguation Approach for German Compounds with Deverbal Head"

Frank Richter (Tuebingen)
Manfred Sailer (Tuebingen)
"Underspecified Semantics in HPSG"

Michael Schiehlen (Stuttgart)
"Disambiguation of underspecified discourse representation structures
under anaphoric constraints"

Frank Schilder (Edinburgh)
"Tree Discourse Grammars or How to get attached to a discourse"

Steffen Staab (Freiburg)
Udo Hahn (Freiburg)
"A Semantic Copying Model for Understanding Comparatives"

Matthew Stone (Philadelphia)
Daniel Hardt (Villanova)
"Dynamic Discourse Referents for Tense and Modals"

Wlodek Zadrozny (Yorktown)
"Minimum description length and compositionality"

*** Reserve paper ***

Cornelia M. Verspoor (Edinburgh)
"Conventionality-Governed Logical Metonomy"

*** Poster session ***

16 posters are to be presented at the workshop.


REGISTRATION

To register, fill out the form on the IWCS Registration Webpage:
 http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcsappl.html

or fill out the registration form below and send it to the
organizing secretariat, either by email or regular mail.
The regular registration fee is NLG 275,- when registered before 1
December, and NLG 325,- after that date. The reduced fee (excluding
lunch) is NLG 40,- before 1 December, and NLG 50,- after that
date.
It is also possible to make hotel reservations, see the hotel
reservation form on the IWCS Webpages, or the hotel reservation form
below.


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Harry Bunt, Leen Kievit, Reinhard Muskens, Margriet Verlinden.


ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT

Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University
Department of Linguistics
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-4663060
Fax: +31-13-4663110
Email: Computational.Semanticskub.nl

http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcs.html


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 WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM

 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics
 (IWCS II)
 January 8, 9 and 10, 1997
 Tilburg University, The Netherlands


Name :.........................................................

Title :.........................................................

Institute :.........................................................

Department :.........................................................

Address :.........................................................
 ..........................................................
 ..........................................................
 ..........................................................

Telephone :..............................Fax:.......................

Email address:.........................................................

METHOD OF PAYMENT:

0 Bank transfer in Dutch guilders:
 bank account 45 50 46 042;
 or
0 National Postal Giro account 23 86 602

* Please mention:
 code 800.96.424, Computational Semantics II,
 Tilburg University, Faculty of Arts,
 your name and the address below:
* Calculate transfer charges, as we must receive the full
 registration fee. Any shortfall in fees will have to be paid
 on arrival in Tilburg.

0 In Dutch guilders by arrival at Tilburg University

0 Please charge my credit card for the amount of Dfl .......

 0 MasterCard
 0 Eurocard
 0 American Express

Credit card number: ................. Expir. date ........

Cardholder name .....................


Signature: ...........................

NOTE: VISA cards will not be accepted.
 If paying with credit card, do not send this form by email but
 by regular mail or fax.

Send this registration form to:
Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University
Faculty of Arts
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 13 466 3060.
Fax : +31 13 466 3110
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl



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 HOTEL RESERVATION FORM

 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics
 (IWCS II)
 January 8, 9 and 10, 1997
 Tilburg University, The Netherlands

 HOTEL INFORMATION

A number of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels:

 reserved

0 Hotel Mercure (city center) 15 rooms
 Dfl. 155,00 per night

0 Hotel Lindeboom (city center) 16 rooms
 Dfl. 115,00 per night

0 Hotel De Postelse Hoeve 19 rooms
 (situated in the north of Tilburg)
 Dfl. 130,00-150,00 per night
* Dfl. 117,00 (by full occupation)
* 5 minutes to the university by bus (lines 46,47)
 10 minutes to the city center by bus (lines 41,42,127)

0 Hotel Central (city center) 10 rooms
 Dfl. 60,00 per night

* All prices include breakfast

 RESERVATION

Please make a hotel reservation for the following night(s):

0 January ......... up until January .........1997


Your name:.........................................................


Send this reservation form to:
Anne Adriaensen
Faculty of Arts
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 13 466 3060.
Fax : +31 13 466 3110
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl
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