Conf: Linguistic Theory and Grammar Implementation

Philippe Blache pb at
Thu Jun 8 18:36:22 UTC 2000

From: Detmar Meurers <dm at>

                       ESSLLI'2000 Workshop on


                         14.-18. August 2000
                      Birmingham, Great Britain

                         PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Monday: Introduction + Invited talk by Martin Kay

   - Erhard Hinrichs, Detmar Meurers (Universität Tübingen)
     Shuly Wintner (University of Pennsylvania):

   - Martin Kay (Xerox PARC):
     "Taking underspecification seriously"

Tuesday: Grammars and grammar implementation platforms

   - Stefanie Dipper (IMS Stuttgart), Annette Frank (Xerox Europe),
     Tracy Holloway King (Xerox PARC), Jonas Kuhn (IMS Stuttgart),
     John Maxwell (Xerox PARC):
     "Ambiguity management in grammar writing"

   - Anne Abeillé, Marie-Helene Candito, Alexandra Kinyon (Paris 7):
     "FTAG: developing and maintaining a
      wide-coverage grammar for French"

   - William Schuler, David Chiang, Mark Dras
     (University of Pennsylvania):
     "A multi-level TAG approach to dependency"

Wednesday: Categorial grammar related approaches

   - Aline Villavicencio (University of Cambridge, England):
     "The use of default unification in a system of lexical types"

   - Julia Hockenmaier, Gann Bierner, Jason Baldridge
     (University of Edinburgh):
     "Providing robustness for a CCG system"

   - Shravan Vasishth (Ohio State University) Geert-Jan M. Kruijff
     (Charles University, Prague):
     "Processing as abduction: a sentence processing model"

Thursday: Constituency and linearization

   - Stefan Müller (DFKI Saarbrücken):
     "Continuous or discontinuous constituents?"

   - Frederik Fouvry, Detmar Meurers (Universität Tübingen):
     "Towards a platform for linearization grammars"

   - Jesse Tseng (Universität Tübingen, University of Edinburgh):
     "Linearizing parentheticals in German:
      The limitations of phrase-structure"

Friday: Semantics / shallow preprocessing

   - Jonathan Ginzburg, Howard Gregory, Shalom Lappin
     (King's College London):
     "A dialogue system for interpreting fragments"

   - António Branco (Universidade de Lisboa):
     "Specification and verification of binding constraints:
      An integrated account"

   - Tzvetomira Venkova (St Kliment Ochridski University, Sofia):
     "A local grammar disambiguator of compound conjunctions as a
      pre-processor for deep analysers"

Accepted paper which cannot be presented at the workshop:

   - Carolyn Penstein Rose (University of Pittsburgh):
     "Syntactic framework for semantic interpretation"


   - Philippe Blache (LPL-CNRS, Université de Provence):
     "Property grammars and the problem of constraint satisfaction"

   - Liviu-Virgil Ciortuz (DFKI Saarbrücken):
     "Scaling up the abstract machine for unification of OSF-terms to
      parsing with large-scale typed unification grammars"


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