14.599, Calls: Lang Acquisition/Logic, Lang & Information

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Subject: 14.599, Calls: Lang Acquisition/Logic, Lang & Information

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1)
Date:  Sat, 01 Mar 2003 05:41:10 +0000
From:  dcavar at indiana.edu
Subject:  Bootstrapping in Language Acquisition

2)
Date:  Wed, 26 Feb 2003 18:25:07 +0100
From:  info at folli.org
Subject:  European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Sat, 01 Mar 2003 05:41:10 +0000
From:  dcavar at indiana.edu
Subject:  Bootstrapping in Language Acquisition


Bootstrapping in Language Acquisition: Psychological, Linguistic and
Computational Aspects


Short Title: BOOT-LA
Location: Bloomington, IN, United States of America
Date: 21-APR-03 - 23-APR-03

Call Deadline: 09-Mar-2003

Web Site: http://jones.ling.indiana.edu/boot-la/

Contact Person: Damir Cavar
Meeting Email: dcavar at indiana.edu

Linguistic Subfield(s):
Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Language Acquisition,
Psycholinguistics


Meeting Description:

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             Call for Papers: BOOT-LA

     Bootstrapping in Language Acquisition:
Psychological, Linguistic and Computational Aspects

      Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
                  April 21-23, 2003
       http://jones.ling.indiana.edu/boot-la/

!New Due Date of Paper Submission is March 10, 2003
===================================================

TITLE
BOOT-LA: Bootstrapping in Language Acquisition: Psychological,
Linguistic and Computational Aspects

SCOPE
Bootstrapping approaches to language acquisition have been extensively
addressed by researchers in domains like psycholinguistics,
computational and theoretical linguistics, cognitive science, machine
learning. This workshop aims at bringing together researchers in these
fields.

LOCATION
Indiana University, Bloomington campus, Bloomington, Indiana.

TIME
21st to 23rd of April, 2003

AREAS OF INTEREST

The workshop seeks to provide a forum for presentation and discussion
of original research on different aspects of bootstrapping including,
but not limited to:
* its role in language acquisition for different domains, from a
theoretical, computational and psycholinguistic point of view
* empirical evidence for bootstrapping strategies from
psycholinguistic, psychological or cognitive science
* concepts, algorithms, techniques, strategies and concequences from
work on:
	- grammar induction
	- learnability theory
	- parameter setting approaches
	- constraint-based approaches
	- cue-based learning
* computational approaches to learning subctegorization frames
* how much knowledge can be bootstrapped from function words
* strategies for lexical/sense disambiguation.

Invited speakers are:

Morten Christiansen (Cornell University)
Michael Gasser (Indiana University)
William Sakas (City University of New York)
Linda Smith (Indiana University)
Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland and University of the Basque
Country)
J├╝rgen Weissenborn (Universit├Ąt Potsdam)
Charles Yang (Yale University)

ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE
SUNDAY, MARCH 9th, 2003

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT
Abstracts can be at most 400 words of text. You may also include
examples, references and data summaries (but no data charts or
diagrams). This additional material, taken together, should not exceed
15 lines of text.

METHOD OF SUBMISSION
As an e-mail attachment.  Name, Title and affiliation should be sent
in a different attachment.

The workshop homepage can be found at the following URL:
http://jones.ling.indiana.edu/boot-la/

ORGANIZATION

Damir Cavar
Malgorzata Cavar
Laurent Dekydtspotter
Khaled Elghamry
Steven Franks
Rex Sprouse

Contact:

If you have questions or concerns, please contact:

Damir Cavar <dcavar at indiana.edu>

Indiana University
Linguistics Dept.
Memorial Hall, Room 402
1021 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN. 47405-7005
phone: (812) 855-3268
fax: (812) 855-5363

Note:
Following this workshop will be ''The 33rd Linguistic Symposium on
Romance Languages'' (Indiana University, Bloomington). Details on the
LSRL can be found here: http://www.indiana.edu/~lsrl33/lsrl_page_1.htm


-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Wed, 26 Feb 2003 18:25:07 +0100
From:  info at folli.org
Subject:  European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information


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              ESSLLI 2003
Workshop Programme and Call for Workshop Papers

     15th European Summer School in Logic,
          Language and Information

           August 18-29, Vienna
       http://www.logic.at/esslli03/

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Title: Student Session

Dates: August 18-29, 2003
Deadline for submissions: March 7, 2003 (extended)
Website:  http://www.science.uva.nl/~bcate/esslli03
Organizer(s):	Balder ten Cat
Contact email:	b.ten.cate at hum.uva.nl

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Title: Direct Reference and Specificity

Section: Logic&Language
Dates:  August 18.-22. 2003
Deadline for submissions: March 15st, 2003
Website: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/DirRefSpec/
Organizer(s):	Klaus von Heusinger and Hans Kamp
Contact email:	klaus.heusinger at uni-konstanz.de
		hans at ims.uni-stuttgart.de

- ---

Title:  Conditional and Unconditional Modality

Section: Logic&Language
Dates:  August 25.-29.2003
Deadline for submissions: March 7, 2003
Website: http://www-linguistics.stanford.edu/sigmod/ESSLLI03/
Organizer(s):	Veltman, Frank and Condoravdi, Cleo and Kaufmann, Stefan
Contact email:	veltman at hum.uva.nl


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Title:  Workshop on Interval Temporal Logics and Duration Calculi

Section: Logic & Computation
Dates:  August 25.-29.2003
Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2003
Website: keine ofizielle Website
Organizer(s): Goranko, Valentin and Montanari, Angelo
Contact email:	vfg at na.rau.ac.za
		montana at dimi.uniud.it

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Title:  The Meaning and Implementation of Discourse Particles

Section: Language & Computation
Dates:   August 18.-22. 2003
Deadline for submissions: April 4, 2003
Website: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~stede/essllicfp.html
Organizer(s): Stede, Manfred and Zeevat, Henk
Contact email:	stede at ling.uni-potsdam.de
		henk at illc.uva.nl

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Title:	 Ideas and Strategies for Multilingual Grammar Development

Section: Language & Computation
Dates:   August 25.-29.2003
Deadline for submissions: 14 March 2003 to multigram at coli.uni-sb.de.
Website: http://www.dfki.uni-sb.de/~siegel/esslli/
Organizer(s):  Fouvry, Frederik and Siegel, Melanie and
                Flickinger, Dan and Bender, Emily
Contact email: 	siegel at dfki.uni-sb.de
		fouvry at coli.uni-sb.de
		danf at csli.stanford.edu
		bender at csli.stanford.edu

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Title:	Adaptation of Automatic Learning Algorithms for Analytical
and Inflectional Languages

Section: Language & Computation
Dates:  August 18.-22. 2003
Deadline for submissions: Mar 14, 2003
Website:	http://ckl.mff.cuni.cz/~alaf03
Organizer(s):	Hladka, Barbora and Ribarov Kiril
Contact email: 	alaf03 at ckl.mff.cuni.cz

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Title:	 Language Evolution and Computation

Section: Language & Computation
Dates:  August 25.-29.2003
Deadline for submissions: 28th February 2003
Website:	http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~simon/esslli.html
Organizer(s):	Kirby, Simon (University of Edinburgh)
Contact email: simon at ling.ed.ac.uk


-
Dr. ing. Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova
Chair of the Program Committee ESSLLI 2003
Computerlinguistik, Universitaet des Saarlandes,
http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/~korbay/

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