Appel: GL2001

Philippe Blache pb at
Thu Jul 6 15:08:51 UTC 2000

From: Pierrette Bouillon <Pierrette.Bouillon at>

First Call for Papers GL2001

1st International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

Pierrette Bouillon (ISSCO/TIM, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Kyoko Kanzaki (Communications Research Laboratory, Japan)

April 27-29

University of Geneva,

The aim of this workshop is to bring together diverse
contributions in philosophy, linguistics, computer science and
lexicography to explore the lexicon from the point of view of
generativity. The discussions will be centered, but are not limited
to, the newly emerging view of Generative Lexicon Theory (Pustejovky,

- Philosophical Foundations of a Generative Approach
- Representation of Word Meaning
- Generative Lexicon Theory
- Analysis of Linguistic Phenomena
- Building Lexical Resources
- Exploiting Lexical Resources in NLP Applications
- Lexical Rules
- Framework for Lexical Semantics
- Critical Perspectives

The conference will be held over a period of two and a half days. Long
(45 min) and short (20 min) presentations are
foreseen.  Invited speakers include James Pustejovsky, Brandeis

Submission procedure: Authors should submit an anonymous paper of at
most 7 single-column pages (including references) using a 12' body
font size together with a separate page specifying the author's name,
affiliation, address, e-mail address, tittle and type of paper (long
or short). The papers should be submitted electronically (in
postscript, rtf or pdf format) to both:
pierrette.bouillon at and kanzaki at

Language: All the papers must be submitted and presented in
English. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the

Important dates:
Paper due: October 16th, 2000
Acceptance/rejection notice: December 20th, 2000
Final version due: February 15th, 2001
Conference: April 27-29, 2001

Workshop Chairs:
Pierrette Bouillon
Kyoko Kanzaki

Program Committee:
Susan Armstrong (ISSCO/TIM, Geneva)
Federica Busa  (Lexeme, Inc, Boston)
Nicoletta Calzolari (Istituto Di Linguistica Computazionale, Pisa)
Ann Copestake (Center for the Study of Language and Information, Standford)
Laurence Danlos (University of Paris VII, Paris)
Hitoshi Isahara (Communications Research Laboratory, Japan)
Alex Lascarides (University of Edinburgh)
Jacques Jayez (EHESS-CELITH, Paris)
James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, Boston)
Patrick Saint-Dizier (IRIT-CNRS, Toulouse)
Pascale Sebillot (Irisa, Rennes)
Evelyne Viegas (Microsoft, Seattle)
(others to be confirmed)

For any information, please contact:

Pierrette Bouillon
40, bvd du Pont-d'Arve
CH-1211 Geneva 4 (Switzerland)
email : Pierrette.Bouillon at
Tel: +41/22/705 86 79
Fax: +41/22/705 86 89

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