Appel: IWPT 2000

Philippe Blache pb at
Mon Oct 18 11:59:09 UTC 1999

From:  Harry.Bunt at (Harry Bunt)

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              F i n a l   C a l l   f o r   P a p e r s

                            IWPT 2000

        6th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies

                     Sponsored by ACL/SIGPARSE

                        23-25 February, 2000
                          Trento, Italy

The ITC-IRST (Institute for Scientific and Technological Research)
in Trento, in the North of Italy, will host the 6th International
Workshop on Parsing Technologies (IWPT 2000) from 23 to 25 February,

IWPT 2000 continues the tradition of biennial workshops on parsing
technology organised by SIGPARSE, the Special Interest Group on
Parsing of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
This workshop series was initiated by Masaru Tomita in 1989.
The first workshop, in Pittsburgh and Hidden Valley, was followed
by workshops in Cancun (Mexico) in 1991; Tilburg (Netherlands) and
Durbuy (Belgium) in 1993; Prague and Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic)
in 1995; and Boston/Cambridge (Massachusetts) in 1997.

    !  IWPT 2000 will feature the following invited speakers:  !
    !                                                          !
    !               ERIC BRILL (Microsoft Research)            !
    !    MARTIN KAY (Stanford University and Xerox Research)   !
    !             GIORGIO SATTA (University of Padua)          !
    !                                                          !

More information can be found on the IWPT 2000 home page at:

Topics of interest for IWPT 2000
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Theoretical and practical studies of parsing algorithms for natural
language sentences, texts, fragments, dialogues, ill-formed sentences,
speech input, multi-dimensional (pictorial) language, and parsing issues
arising or viewed in a multimodal context. Both grammar-based and
statistical approaches are welcome.

Submitting Papers
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Prospective authors are invited to send full papers to the IWPT 2000
programme chair John Carroll. Papers must be in the format given at
the IWPT 2000 home pages (see below). Papers should not exceed 12 pages.
Submission is electronically, in postscript form. Send papers to:

                 iwpt2000 at

All submitted papers will be reviewed by the programme committee.

Deadline for paper submission : November 5, 1999
Notification of acceptance : December 3, 1999
Final papers due  : January  7, 2000

In addition to the papers that will be accepted for full length
presentation, papers may be accepted for poster presentations
(two pages in the proceedings).

Instruction for authors
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Instructions for authors can be found at the URL:
or on the SIGPARSE home page:

Programme Committee
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Robert Berwick (MIT, Cambridge, USA)
Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Bob Carpenter (Bell Labs, Murray Hill, USA)
John Carroll (University of Sussex, Brighton, UK) (chair)
Ken Church (Bell Labs, Murray Hill, USA)
Mark Johnson (Brown University, Providence, USA)
Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
Ronald Kaplan (Xerox, Palo Alto, USA)
Martin Kay (Xerox, Palo Alto, USA)
Bernard Lang (INRIA, Paris, France)
Alon Lavie (Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA)
Anton Nijholt (University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands)
Christer Samuelsson (Xerox Grenoble, France)
Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Oliviero Stock (IRST, Trento, Italy)
Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Masaru Tomita (Stanford University, USA)
Hans Uszkoreit (DFKI, Saarbruecken, Germany)
K. Vijay-Shanker (University of Delaware, Newark, USA)
David Weir (University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
Mats Wiren (Telia Research, Stockholm, Sweden)

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General Chair: Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Programme Chair: John Carroll (University of Sussex, UK)
Local Arrangements Chair: Alberto Lavelli (IRST, Trento, Italy)

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SIGPARSE, Special Interest Group on Parsing of the Association for
          Computational Linguistics
AIIA, Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence

Further information
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Information about IWPT 2000 can be found at the URL:

      < >

At this site you can also obtain information about previous IWPTs,
proceedings and SIGPARSE related activities.

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 Harry C. Bunt
 Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science
 Dean, Faculty of Arts
 Tilburg University
 P.O. Box 90153
 5000 LE Tilburg, the Netherlands
 Phone: +31 - 13 466.3060 (secretary Anne Andriaensen)
                     2568 (Dean's office)
                     2653 (office, room B 310)
 Fax: +31 - 13 466.3110
 Harry.Bunt at

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