Conf: IWPT 2001 call for participation

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at
Tue Sep 4 08:18:51 UTC 2001

Date: Mon,  3 Sep 2001 23:22:36 +0200
From: "Alexis Nasr"<alexis.nasr at>
Message-Id: <GJ3VDO$IMVHsPkSjxKLeCWux5uG17f7BMRpvDEb7pN8Nk0WLEt513Eud at>

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            C a l l   f o r   P a r t i c i p a t i o n

                            IWPT 2001

        7th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies

                     Sponsored by ACL/SIGPARSE

                        17-19 October, 2001
                          Beijing, China



Against the backdrop of the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Temple
of Heaven, the Summer Palace, and many other cultural and natural
highlights, the Institute of Computational Linguistics at Peking
University, Beijing, China, will host the 7th International Workshop
on Parsing Technologies (IWPT'01) from 17 to 19 October, 2001.
(Note that October is the most beautiful and pleasant time of the year
in Beijing, with average daytime temperatures of around 20 degrees
Centigrade and average nighttime low of 9 degrees C.)

IWPT'01  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).

             *   INVITED SPEAKERS:                      *
             *                                          *
             *   Michael Collins (AT&T Labs/Research)   *
             *   Donald Hindle (AnswerLogic)            *
             *   Aravind Joshi (UPenn, Philadelphia)    *
             *                                          *

Three days of: - invited talks
               - long papers
               - short papers and posters
and discussions. See the Program page at

(Due to damage caused in computers at Peking University by the Code
Red virus, this web site has been inactive for a while - our apologies
for that.)

Early registration is possible until August 31; after that date the
registration fee will be higher.
Please register online using the IWPT'01 web pages at

At the web site you can also find information about accomodation and
other relevant information.

IWPT'01 Organization:
General Chair:
  Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Programme Chair:
  Giorgio Satta (University of Padua, Italy)
Local Organizing Committee:
  Fuliang Weng (Bosch Research and Tech Center, California, Co-Chair)
  Shiwen Yu    (Peking University, Beijing, China, Co-Chair)
  Youqi Cao    (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
  Qunxiu Chen  (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
  Houfeng Wang (Secretariat, wanghf at, Peking University, China)

Programme Committee:
Shuo Bai (Ministry of Information Industry, China)
Eric Brill (Microsoft Research, USA)
Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Bob Carpenter (SpeechWorks International Inc., USA)
John Carroll (University of Sussex, UK)
Ken Church (AT&T Labs Research, USA)
Mark Johnson (Brown University, USA)
Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Ronald Kaplan (Xerox PARC, USA)
Martin Kay (Xerox PARC, USA)
Sadao Kurohashi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Alon Lavie (Carnegie-Mellon University, USA)
Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Paola Merlo (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Mark-Jan Nederhof (DFKI, Germany)
Anton Nijholt (University of Twente, Netherlands)
Christer Samuelsson (Inzigo, Canada)
Giorgio Satta (University of Padua, Italy) (chair)
Satoshi Sekine (New York University, USA)
Virach Sornlertlamvanich (NECTEC, Thailand)
Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Oliviero Stock (ITC-IRST, Italy)
Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Masaru Tomita (Keio University, Japan)
Hans Uszkoreit (DFKI and Univeritat des Saarlandes, Germany)
Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie (INRIA, France)
Vijay-Shanker (University of Delaware, USA)
David Weir (University of Sussex, UK)
Mats Wiren (Telia Research, Sweden)
Dekai Wu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
Tiejun Zhao (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)

Further information
Additional information about IWPT'01 is available at the URL:

At the SIGPARSE site at
information is available about previous IWPTs, proceedings, books
based on IWPTs, and SIGPARSE related activities.


 Harry C. Bunt
 Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science
 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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