LINGUIST List 15.2643

Fri Sep 24 2004

FYI: Australasian Language Technology Summer School

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        1.    Diego Molla, Australasian Language Technology Summer School

Message 1: Australasian Language Technology Summer School

Date: 22-Sep-2004
From: Diego Molla <>
Subject: Australasian Language Technology Summer School

Australasian Language Technology Summer School
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
December 04-07, 2004

The Australasian Language Technology Summer School is being organised by ALTA, the Australasian Language Technology Association. The summer school will consist of a range of courses targeted at postgraduate students and researchers in academia and industry.

Courses will take place on 4-7 December at Macquarie University and the event will be co-llocated with the Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTWS 2004) and the Australian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology (SST 2004).

Full courses will have four sessions of 1.5 hours each, distributed in two days. Half courses will have two sessions of 1.5 hours each. The program is scheduled so that introductory courses run in parallel with advanced courses.

Introductory Courses

* VoiceXML
4-5 Dec, morning
Rolf Schwitter - Macquarie University, Sydney

* Speech Annotation with EMU
4-5 Dec, afternoon
Steve Cassidy - Macquarie University, Sydney

* Speech Processing
6-7 Dec, morning
David Grayden - The Bionic Ear Institute, Melbourne

* Grammar Formalisms
6-7 Dec, afternoon
Ash Asudeh - University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Advanced Courses

* Information Retrieval
4-5 Dec, morning
Mark Sanderson - University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

* Multiword Expressions
4-5 Dec, afternoon
Timothy Baldwin - University of Melbourne, Melbourne

* Maximum Entropy Modelling
6-7 Dec, morning
James Curran - University of Sydney, Sydney

* Text Categorisation (half course)
7 Dec, morning
Prof. Jon David Patrick - University of Sydney, Sydney

* Prosody and Intonation in Australian English (half course)
7 Dec, afternoon
Janet Fletcher - University of Melbourne, Melbourne

See for further details.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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