7.1095, Confs: Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing

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Subject: 7.1095, Confs: Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing
 
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Date:  Wed, 31 Jul 1996 19:40:38 -0100
From:  amlap96 at pianeta.di.unito.it (AMLaP-96 Conference)
Subject:  Conference: "ARCHITECTURES AND MECHANISMS FOR LANGUAGE PROCESSING"
 
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Date:  Wed, 31 Jul 1996 19:40:38 -0100
From:  amlap96 at pianeta.di.unito.it (AMLaP-96 Conference)
Subject:  Conference: "ARCHITECTURES AND MECHANISMS FOR LANGUAGE PROCESSING"
 
                     AMLaP-96 Conference
   "ARCHITECTURES AND MECHANISMS FOR LANGUAGE PROCESSING"
 
                    20-21 SEPTEMBER 1996
             AULA MAGNA DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI
                       TORINO, ITALY
 
                        Sponsored by:
 
                 CENTRO DI SCIENZA COGNITIVA
        UNIVERSITA' DI TORINO - POLITECNICO DI TORINO
 
                DIPARTIMENTO DI INFORMATICA
                   UNIVERSITA' DI TORINO
 
              ISTITUTO DI PSICOLOGIA DEL CNR
                           ROMA
 
                          WWW page
	     http://www.di.unito.it/WWW/AMLAP96/
 
 
*******************  FINAL PROGRAMME  ********************
 
For further information take a look at our WEB page:
ORAL PRESENTATIONS:
 
20th September
 
8:15- 9.00am Registration
9:00- 9.10am Opening Remarks
 
Session 1 Chair:
 
9.10 -10.10am Invited Speaker: G. Flores D'Arcais
Syntactic Helps in Language Comprehension
		
 
10.10-10.40am The nature of human syntactic categories (Gary
F. Marcus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 
10.40-11.10am Coffee break
 
Session 2
 
11.10-11.40am Questioning Late Closure (G.T.M. Altmann, Kathy van
Nice, Alan Garnham, University of York and Sussex University)
 
11.40-12.10am Architectures and mechanisms that process prepositional
phrases and relative clauses. (Traxler, M.J., Pickering, M.J., &
Clifton, C. , University of Edinburgh)
 
12.10-12.40pm Cross-linguistic studies of the Late Closure strategy:
French and Italian. (Thierry Baccino, Universite de Nice Sophia
Antipolis, Marica De Vincenzi, Istituto di Psicologia del CNR, Roma,
Remo Job, Universita' di Padova)
 
12.40-2.30pm Buffet Lunch and Poster Session 1
 
Session 3
 
2.30-3.00pm Is the linguistic tuning hypothesis out of tune?:
Immediate vs delayed attachment decisions in late closure sentences in
Spanish. (Manuel Carreiras*, Jose M. Igoa** and Enrique Meseguer*, *
Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, ** Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
 
3.00-3.30pm A MODULAR VISIBILITY-BASED MODEL OF HUMAN SENTENCE
PROCESSING. (Lars Konieczny & Barbara Hemforth, University of
Freiburg)
 
3.30-4.00 pm: Coffee break
 
Session 4
 
4.00-4.30pm: C-COMMAND AS A PARSING PRIMITIVE (Robert Frank,
K. Vijay-Shanker, University of Delaware)
 
4.30- 5.00 pm: PRAGMATICS AND ON-LINE COMPREHENSION (Marjolein
Groefsema, University of Hertfordshire)
 
5.00-5.20pm A Rational Analysis of Sentence Parsing ( Matthew
W. Crocker and Martin Pickering, HCRC University of Edinburgh,
University of Glasgow)
 
5.30-6.00 Break
 
6.00-7.00 Invited Speaker: Angela Friederici (MPI, Leipzig)
		Stages of parsing as revealed by brain responses
 
 
21st September
 
Session 5
 
9.00-10.00am Invited Speaker: Oliviero Stock
		Flexible directionality in parsing
 
10.00-10.30am A New Theory and Simulation of Early Grammatical
Category Acquisition (Timothy A. Cartwright & Michael R. Brent, The
Johns Hopkins University)
 
10.30-11.00am Coffee break
 
Session 6
 
11.00-11.30am Case and Agreement in Parsing Subject-Object Ambiguities
(Michael Meng & Markus Bader, University of Jena)
 
11.30-12.00am Conceptual Effects in Cross-Linguistic Sentence Priming
(Maren Heydel and Wayne S. Murray, University of Alberta and
University of Dundee)
 
12.00-12.30pm Discourse effects in sentence production: A
cross-linguistic study. (Merc\`e Prat Sala, Holly P. Branigan, HCRC
and University of Edinburgh)
 
12.30-2.30pm Buffet lunch and poster session2
 
Session 7
 
2.30-3.00pm Bonding and Resolution in Verb-Role Anaphora. (S. Garrod
and M.Terras, HCRC- University of Glasgow)
 
3.00-3.30pm Recognizing words from mismatching sensory inputs:
Lexical activation mechanisms in TRACE (Uli H. Frauenfelder,
Jean-Philippe Goldman, Alain Content, University de Geneva,
Universite' de Bruxelles)
 
3.30-4.00pm Syntactic and Semantic Information in the Brain (Laurie
A. Stowe, University of Groningen)
 
4.00-4.30pm Coffee break
 
5.00-6.00pm Invited speaker: Janet Fodor
   		Garden Path Recovery: the Grammatical Dependency Principle
 
 
RESERVE PAPERS:
 
THE LEMMA LEVEL DISORDERS IN APHASIA (Carlo Semenza, Sara Mondini,
Marinella Cappelletti and Francesca Borgo, Universita' di Padova)
 
Continuous Task-Specific Categories for Disambiguation: Putting
Lexical Constraints (back) in the Lexicon. (Jakub Zavrel, Tilburg
University, Jorn Veenstra, Groningen University)
 
Towards a Simple Statistical Model of the HSPM (Martin Corley and
Christine Caldwell, University of Edinburgh)
 
 
POSTER SESSION Day 1, 20 September 1996:
 
 
Competition Processes between an Argument and Adjunct Attachment Site
(Yuki Kamide and Don C. Mitchell, University of Exeter)
 
Relative clause attachment in English: Eye-tracking versus self-paced
reading. (Judith-Ann Henstra, University of Sussex)
 
Towards a Simple Statistical Model of the HSPM (Martin Corley and
Christine Caldwell, University of Edinburgh)
 
LEFT BRANCHING ATTACHMENT AND THEMATIC DOMAINS (Holly Branigan,
Patrick Sturt, Yoko Matsumoto Sturt, HCRC and Univ. of Edinburgh)
 
Evidence for early-closure attachments on first-pass reading times in
French: A replication. ( Joel Pynte and Cheryl Frenck-Mestre, CNRS,
Universite de Provence )
 
Conceptual Accessibility and Subjecthood in German Sentence Production
(Simone Teufel, Holly Branigan, Elina Feleki, HCRC, University of
Edinburgh)
 
Activation and inhibition in grammatical assignment (Marie-Anne
Schelstraete, Universite Catholique de Louvain)
 
Prosodic effects and the distinction between primary and
nonprimary phrases (Markus Bader, University of Jena)
 
Lexically-induced effects on word order preferences in Dutch (Edith
Kaan, University of Groningen)
 
Constraints on Argument Linearization in German: Object Obliqueness vs
Thematic Hierarchy (Christoph Scheepers, University of Freiburg)
 
Using lexical information to guide prepositional phrase
attachment. (Boehm-Jernigan, H., Boland, J. E., and Vavro, C., Ohio
State University)
 
THE LEMMA LEVEL DISORDERS IN APHASIA (Carlo Semenza, Sara Mondini,
Marinella Cappelletti and Francesca Borgo, Universita' di Padova)
 
Visiting relatives revisited: Statistical properties and competition
in ambiguity resolution. (Pickering, M.J., & Traxler, M.J., University
of Edinburgh)
 
Ambiguity and Polysemy Resolution in English Verbs (Steven Frisson &
Martin Pickering, Universities of Antwerp and Glasgow)
 
The locus of the syllable effect : prelexical or lexical?  (Alain
Content, Christine Meunier, Uli H. Frauenfelder, Ruth Kearns,
Universite' de Bruxelles, University of Geneva)
 
Learning mechanisms of morphological patterns. (Lucia Colombo Barbara
Coacci, University of Padova)
 
Is Language Processing Distributed? (Gareth Gaskell,Birkbeck College)
 
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POSTER SESSION 2
 
Individual differences in working memory: Reading Span or linguistic
productivity? (Sigrid Lipka, University of Sussex)
 
The role of stress in the segmentation of Italian words: Evidence for
syllable bypassing (C. Floccia, R. Kolinsky, J. Morais)
 
WORKING MEMORY AND INHIBITION IN COLLEGE STUDENTS POOR COMPREHENDERS
 (P.Palladino, R. De Beni, F. Pazzaglia, C. CornoldiUniversity of
Padova)
 
SYNTACTIC COMPLEXITY AND WORKING MEMORY IN PRESCHOOLERS ( Laura
Ciccarelli, Marica De Vincenzi*, Emanuela Rellini*, Universita' di
Padova, *Istituto di Psicologia del CNR)
 
The emergence of principle C and reconstruction in early
Italian(Gennaro Chierchia and Maria Teresa Guasti, Universita di
Milano and Fondazione Scientifica San Raffaele, DIPSCO, Milano)
 
Tonicity effects in understanding pronouns. (Elisa Di Domenico and
Marica De Vincenzi, Istituto di Psicologia del CNR - Roma)
 
Agreement Comprehension Experiments (Christoph Holscher **, Barbara
Hemforth *, Lars Konieczny *, Thomas Schulz **, * Universitat
Freiburg, ** Ruhr-Universitat Bochum)
 
A Plan-Based Agent Architecture for a Flexible Interpretation of
Dialogue Phenomena: the Case of Pre-requests ( Liliana Ardissono,
Guido Boella and Dario Sestero, Universita` di Torino)
 
A Language Acquisition Model on a Computer using Partial Pattern
Matching (Eigo Mori, Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Koji Tochinai Hokkaido
University, Kenji Araki, Hokkai-Gakuen University)
 
Reasoning with Ambiguous Information (van Deemter, Institute for
Perception Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
 
Continuous Task-Specific Categories for Disambiguation: Putting Lexical
Constraints (back) in the Lexicon. (Jakub Zavrel, Tilburg University,
 Jorn Veenstra, Groningen University)
 
Using Text Chunking for Controlling a Standard Parser (Fabio
Ciravegna, Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica, Trento)
 
 
WHAT IS THE OUTPUT OF THE LANGUAGE MODULE? (Maurizio Tirassa
Universita' di Torino)
 
Iconic versus arbitrary features in language interpretation:
data from the study of Italian Sign Language (LIS)
(Elena Pizzuto*, Penny Boyes Braem**, Virginia Volterra*
* Istituto di Psicologia, C.N.R., Rome, ** Center for Sign Language Research,
 Basel)
 
A geometry without angles: The case for a functional geometry of
spatial prepositions (Gillian Ferrier, Department of Psychology)
 
Incremental speech production: The case of complex NPs (Thomas
Pechmann, University of Leipzig)
 
 
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