15.3537, Confs: Computational Ling/Psycholing/Saarbruecken,Germany

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Subject: 15.3537, Confs: Computational Ling/Psycholing/Saarbruecken,Germany

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Date: 17-Dec-2004
From: Sabine Schulte im Walde < schulte at coli.uni-sb.de >
Subject: Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Identification and Representation of Verb Features & Verb Classes 

	
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Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 20:22:41
From: Sabine Schulte im Walde < schulte at coli.uni-sb.de >
Subject: Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Identification and Representation of Verb Features & Verb Classes 
 

Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Identification and Representation of Verb
Features & Verb Classes 

Date: 28-Feb-2005 - 01-Mar-2005 
Location: Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany 
Contact: Sabine Schulte im Walde 
Contact Email: schulte at coli.uni-sb.de 
Meeting URL: http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/conf/Verb-Workshop-05/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General
Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Lexicography; Neurolinguistics;
Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax 

Meeting Description: 

CALL for PARTICIPATION

Registration is open! We now invite you to register for our
interdisciplinary workshop on verb features and verb classes.

Early registration deadline is January 15, 2005. 

The preliminary program is available at
 http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/conf/Verb-Workshop-05/program.html

Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Identification and Representation of Verb
Features and Verb Classes

February 28 - March 1, 2005

Computational Linguistics and Psycholinguistics
Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

http://www.coli.uni-sb.de/conf/Verb-Workshop-05/

Workshop Description

Verbs and their features have always received wide attention in various
disciplines concerned with linguistic research, since their contribution is
essential to the structure and the interpretation of language. In recent
years, the availability of new lexical resources and increasingly large
corpora, the application of empirical methods and statistical algorithms
and the development of technical devices such as eye-trackers and magnetic
resonance imaging has led to advances in several linguistic areas. This
interdisciplinary workshop brings together researchers from linguistic
domains such as lexicography, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics,
and neuroscience, in order to discuss their perspectives on verb senses,
verb features and verb classes.

The aim of this workshop is to contribute to an exchange of new ideas and
methods. The focus of the workshop is on the identification and
representation of verb features at the syntax-semantic interface and verb
classes as generalisations and organisational means for verbs. The workshop
addresses questions such as (but not restricted to):
- how human beings describe and classify verbs,
- which verb features are universal vs. language-specific, 
- which verb features are relevant to distinguish verb senses, 
- how we can obtain verb features and verb classes automatically,
- which kinds of verb features and verb classes are useful for NLP
applications,
- which kinds of features and classes are useful for capturing human
processing generalisations,
- how verbs are represented in the brain.

Workshop Chairs

Katrin Erk (Computational Linguistics, Saarland University)
Alissa Melinger (Psycholinguistics, Saarland University)
Sabine Schulte im Walde (Computational Linguistics, Saarland University)

Invited Speakers

Christiane Fellbaum (Department of Psychology, Princeton University)
Jean-Pierre Koenig (Linguistics Department, University of Buffalo)
Paola Merlo (Département de Linguistique, Université de Genève)

Program Committee

Artemis Alexiadou (Department of Linguistics, University of Stuttgart)
Miriam Butt (Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz)
Berthold Crysmann (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence,
Saarbrücken)
Sonja Eisenbeiß (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen) 
Charles Fillmore (Linguistics Department, University of California at Berkeley)
Ulrich Heid (Institute for Natural Language Processing, University of
Stuttgart)
Adam Kilgarriff (Information Technology Research Institute, University of
Brighton)
Pia Knoeferle (Psycholinguistics, Saarland University)
Anna Korhonen (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge)
Ivana Kruijff-Korbayová (Computational Linguistics, Saarland University)
Ken McRae (Department of Psychology, The University of Western Ohio)
Martha Palmer (Department of Computer and Information Science, University
of Pennsylvania)
Manfred Pinkal (Computational Linguistics, Saarland University)
Suzanne Stevenson (Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto)
Gabriella Vigliocco (Department of Psychology, University College London)
Andrea Weber (Psycholinguistics, Saarland University)





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