18.1572, Confs: Writing Systems/USA

Wed May 23 20:12:16 UTC 2007

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Subject: 18.1572, Confs: Writing Systems/USA

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Date: 21-May-2007
From: Richard Sproat < rws at uiuc.edu >
Subject: Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment


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Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 16:11:11
From: Richard Sproat < rws at uiuc.edu >
Subject:  Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment 

Scripts, Non-scripts and (Pseudo)Decipherment 

Date: 11-Jul-2007 - 11-Jul-2007 
Location: Stanford, CA, USA 
Contact: Richard Sproat 
Contact Email: rws at uiuc.edu 
Meeting URL: http://compling.ai.uiuc.edu/2007Workshop/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems 

Meeting Description: 

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers with a variety of
backgrounds including archaeology/epigraphy, comparative history, Indology and
computational linguistics, with a common interest in scripts and writing
systems. We want to address the following questions, with reference to concrete

How do you know when you have a writing system?
How do you know when you have a decipherment? 

The titles and abstracts for the Workshop on Scripts, Non-Scripts and
(Pseudo)decipherment to be held July 11, 2007 at Stanford is now available at:


Note that the location for the workshop is also posted.

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