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Confs: 2nd International Workshop on Computational Semantics

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  1. Leen Kievit, 2nd Call for Participation: IWCS-II

Message 1: 2nd Call for Participation: IWCS-II

Date: Fri, 22 Nov 1996 18:32:11 +0100
From: Leen Kievit <L.A.Kievitkub.nl>
Subject: 2nd Call for Participation: IWCS-II


 SECOND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
 **********************

 I W C S -- II

 Second International Workshop on Computational Semantics

 January 8-10, 1997, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 **************

 The Tilburg University 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 the
 computational semantics of natural language.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

*** Invited speakers ***

Jerry Hobbs (SRI, Menlo Park)

Manfred Pinkal (Saarbruecken)

Lenhart Schubert (Rochester)
"Dynamic skolemization"

*** Contributed 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 (Jerusalem)
"Semantically-based Elliptic resolution with Syntactic
Presuppositions"

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

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"

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"

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

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

*** Poster sessions ***

14 posters will be presented at the workshop.

Program Committee:
Mario Borillo, Harry Bunt (chair), Robin Cooper, Jan van Eijck,
Giacomo Ferrari, Erhard Hinrichs, Megumi Kameyama, Daniel Kayser,
Paul Mc Kevitt, John McCarthy, Reinhard Muskens, John Nerbonne,
Martha Palmer, Stanley Peters, Manfred Pinkal, Steve Pulman, James
Pustejovsky, Allan Ramsay, Uwe Reyle, Lenhart Schubert, Jerry Seligman,
Ronini Srihari, Mark Steedman, Enric Vallduv\'{\i, Wlodek Zadrozny

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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

ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT

Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University, Dept. of Linguistics
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60
Fax: +31-13-466.31.10
Email: Computational.Semanticskub.nl
http://tkiwww.kub.nl:2080/tki/Docs/IWCS/iwcs.html


REGISTRATION

To register, fill out the form on the IWCS Registration Web page:

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 275 Dutch guilders when
registered before December 1, and 325 guilders after that
date. This includes lunches and a reception on the first day.

Students can participate for a reduced fee of 40 Dutch guilders
when registered before December 1, and 50 guilders after that
date. The reduced fee covers only participation in the workshop
sessions, a copy of the proceedings, and refreshments in the
breaks.

Extra copies of the proceedings can be purchased at the workshop
or ordered from the workshop secretariat for 40 Dutch guilders
plus costs of shipment.

It is also possible to make hotel reservations, see the hotel
reservation form on the IWCS Web pages, or the hotel reservation
form below.


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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 ...................................................

University/Company .....................................................

Address ...........................................................

 ...........................................................

 ...........................................................

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

Email address...........................................................



METHOD OF PAYMENT:

0 Bank transfer in Dutch guilders to bank account 45 50 46 042 of
 ABN AMRO Bank, Tilburg,
 * Please mention code 800.69, Computational Semantics II,
 Tilburg University, Faculty of Arts; (in Dutch: KUB, Fac. Letteren)
 your name and address;
 * 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 Giro transfer to Dutch Postal Giro account 23 86 602.
* Please mention code 800.69, Computational Semantics II,
 Tilburg University, Faculty of Arts; (in Dutch: KUB, Fac. Letteren)
 your name and address, if not printed on the form you use.

0 In Dutch guilders upon arrival at Tilburg University.

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

 Card:
 0 MasterCard
 0 Eurocard
 0 American Express

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

Card holder's 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, Dept. of Linguistics
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60, Fax : +31 13 466.31.10
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl


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*** NOTE: ***
*** From December 20 to January 5, the university in Tilburg will ***
*** be closed. In this period you can only reach us by email. ***
*** For matters of great urgency, you can contact Harry Bunt at ***
*** home: phone +31-40-243.95.85; fax +31-40-243.45.07. ***
*** ***
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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:

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

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

0 Hotel De Postelse Hoeve (situated in the north of Tilburg)
 Dfl. 130,00-150,00 per night
 (Dfl. 117,00 in case of full hotel 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)
 Dfl. 60,00 per night
 * very simple place

* All prices include breakfast

 RESERVATION

Please make a hotel reservation for the following nights:

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


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



Send this reservation form to:
Anne Adriaensen
Tilburg University, Dept. of Linguistics
P.O. Box 90153
5000 LE TILBURG, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-13-466.30.60
Fax : +31-13-466.31.10
Email: J.B.P.Adriaensenkub.nl


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Drs L.A. Kievit L.A.Kievitkub.nl
Kamer B 306 Intern telefoonnummer 2970
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