LINGUIST List 4.385

Tue 18 May 1993

Confs: Natural language, Grammatical Relations

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  • J.Carlos Ruiz Anton, Conference Announcement
  • Katarzyna Dziwirek, GRs conf last call

    Message 1: Conference Announcement

    Date: Mon, 17 May 93 14:10:12 MEConference Announcement
    From: J.Carlos Ruiz Anton <>
    Subject: Conference Announcement



    8-10 September 1993, Santiago de Compostela (Spain) Hosted by the Universidade de Santiago

    ------------------------- Overview of the Programme -------------------------

    The schedule is as follows

    Wednesday, September 8

    Morning: Registration and Opening session. Turorials: * Natural Language Generation (Th. Daradoumis, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya) *Computational Lexicography (L. Martin Mingorance, University of Cordoba)

    Afternoon: Communications. Invited talk by T. Briscoe (Computer Laboratory, Cambridge U.) "Prospects for Practical Parsing of Arbitrary Text: Robust Statistical Parsing Techniques"

    Thursday, September 9

    Morning: Communications. Invited talk by H. Uszkoreit "A new Outlook on Grammar Engineering"

    Afternoon: Communications. Round table: 'Language industry: present and future'

    Friday, September 10

    Morning: Communications and demonstrations. Closing session.

    ---------- Conference ---------- Papers will be presented on a wide range of topics in Computational Linguistics and NLP. These topics include corpora analysis, DBS Management, parsing, computational lexicography, man-machine natural-language interfaces, Machine translation and Speech processing.

    All talks will take place in the Facultade de Filoloxia (Burgo das Nacions). The proceedings of this conference will be published as a special issue of the review 'Boletin de procesamiento del lenguaje natural').

    -------------- Demonstrations -------------- Authors will present and demonstrate experimental and commercial NLP programs.

    ------------- Accomodation ------------- The University of Santiago offers a limited range of rooms in two modern, fully equiped student halls ('residencias'). The hall 'Burgo das Nacions' is next to the Facultade de Filoloxia, where the conference will be held. The hall 'Monte da Condesa' is placed on the southern campus (about 20 min. walk from the Conference site). Buses will be also available.

    Room prices:

    Single room: 3.180 ptas a day Double room: 4982 ptas a day

    ------------------- Registration fee -------------------

    A. Conference registration Before 20-7-93 After 20-7-93 ------------------------------------------------------------------ SEPLN members 7000 ptas 9000 ptas Students 7000 ptas 9000 ptas Others 15000 ptas 18000 ptas

    A. Registration for one Before 20-7-93 After 20-7-93 tutorial ------------------------------------------------------------------ SEPLN members 5000 ptas 7000 ptas Students 5000 ptas 7000 ptas Others 10000 ptas 13000 ptas

    (The change of the peseta is around 120 ptas one US dollar)

    ----------- Information ----------- For additional information, please contact

    Secretaria del IX Congreso de la SEPLN Facultade de Filoloxia Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Burgo das Nacions s/n 15771 Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

    Tel. (981) 575340 Fax. (981) 574646 e-mail

    J. Carlos Ruiz Anton (Program Committee)

    Message 2: GRs conf last call

    Date: Mon, 17 May 93 15:18:20 -0GRs conf last call
    From: Katarzyna Dziwirek <>
    Subject: GRs conf last call


    Announcing: The 6th Biennial Conference on Grammatical Relations

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Sept. 17- 19, 1993


    Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks on all topics relevant to the study of grammatical relations in any theoretical framework. Five anonymous copies of a one page abstract (data and references may be on a separate page), accompanied by a 3" x 5" card containing your name, paper title, affiliation, address, e-mail address, and phone number, should be sent to:

    GR Conference Department of Linguistics Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Canada

    Abstracts due: June 1, 1993

    Invited speakers: Judith Aissen (UC, Santa Cruz), Emmon Bach (Massachusetts), Mark Baker (McGill), Donald Frantz (Calgary), Videa De Guzman (Calgary), Alana Johns (Memorial), Edward Keenan (UCLA), Diane Massam (Toronto), David Perlmutter (UC, San Diego), Paul Postal (IBM), Carol Rosen (Cornell), and Leslie Saxon (Victoria).

    Tentative arrangements have been made to publish selected papers from the conference. Manuscripts are due November 15, l993.

    For further information, contact Donna Gerdts (