LACUS meeting August 2-6
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Mon Jun 20 14:47:30 UTC 2005
LACUS Meeting, Dartmouth College, 2-6 August 2005
The Linguistic Association of Canada and the U.S. is meeting
this summer at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, August 2-6.
The conference theme is "Networks", and there are sessions on
Computer Simulation of Network Operation, Neurolinguistics,
Science and Linguistics, Relational networks, and Social
Networks. Tutorials will be presented on (1) Neurolinguistics,
(2) Science and linguistics, (3) Evidence-Based Linguistics.
Featured speakers include Reka Albert, a leading authority on
general network theory (chief collaborator of Barabasi); Dick
Hudson (University College London) speaking on Semantic
Networks; and Alexander Gross, speaking on Evidence-Based
Demos will be offered on (1) computerized network simulation,
(2) a new linguistically sophisticated software system for easy
input of characters from the world's languages (incl Chinese,
Japanese, all characters of all European languages, etc., etc.).
The complete program is posted on the LACUS website, at
www.lacus.org. Information on travel and accommodation is also
posted there. Preregistration is available at reduced fee until
July 1st -- see www.lacus.org/lacus32/reg32.html.
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