LINGUIST List 8.345

Mon Mar 10 1997

Calls: Applied Ling, Parsing Technologies

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  1. Peter White, ALAA 1997 Congress: From Practice to Theory to Practice
  2. A. Nijholt, International Workshop on Parsing Technologies 1997

Message 1: ALAA 1997 Congress: From Practice to Theory to Practice

Date: Thu, 6 Mar 1997 08:30:10 +1000 (EST)
From: Peter White <>
Subject: ALAA 1997 Congress: From Practice to Theory to Practice

Apologies to all readers; the first CFP for ALAA 97 had the dates left off.
Here it is again, complete with dates.
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 Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
 1997 Congress: "From Practice to Theory to Practice"
 University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
			1 -4 October 1997

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	 *Call for papers, colloquia, poster sessions
		 *Closing date 14 April 1997
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Plenary and Keynote Speakers:

	* Professor Roland Sussex
		Director, Centre for Language Teaching and Research,
		The University of Queensland
		"Technology and Language Learning"

	* Professor Jill Burton
		Director, Centre for Applied Linguistics
		University of South Australia
		"Discourse in the classroom"

	* Professor Patricia Carrell,
		Professor of Applied Linguistics/ESL, and Special
		Assistant to the Provise, George State University

	* Professor Jack Richards,
		Institute of Language Teaching and Learning
		University of Auckland, New Zealand
		"Teacher Education"

Further information on ALAA '97 will be posted shortly.

For further details, please contact
	Professor Francis Mangubhai, email:
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Message 2: International Workshop on Parsing Technologies 1997

Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 09:46:40 +0100
From: A. Nijholt <>
Subject: International Workshop on Parsing Technologies 1997




 International Workshop on Parsing Technologies 1997

Workshop Organized by SIGPARSE (Special Interest Group on
Parsing Technologies)/ACL (Association of Computational

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17-20 September 1997
Boston, MIT, USA

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IWPT-97 is the fifth workshop in a series of parsing
technologies workshops organized by ACL/SIGPARSE. This
series of workshops was initiated by Masaru Tomita in
1989. The first workshop (Pittsburgh & Hidden Valley)
was followed by workshops in Cancun (Mexico), Tilburg
& Durbuy (Netherlands/Belgium) and Prague & Karlovy Vary
(Czech Republic). IWPT-97 will be held in and near Boston
on the East Coast of the USA.

Topics of interest for IWPT-97
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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.

Submitting Papers
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Prospected authors are invited to send full papers to the
program chairman of IWPT'97. Papers must be in the format given
at the homepages (see below). Papers should not exceed 12 pages.
Electronic submissions in postscript form are preferred. Send
papers to:

	Anton Nijholt
	University of Twente
	Department of Computer Science
	PO Box 217
	7500 AE Enschede
	The Netherlands

Deadline for paper submission	: May 25, 1997
Notification of acceptance	: June 25, 1997
Final papers due		: July 25, 1997

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

Instruction for authors
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An instruction for authors can be found at URL:
or can be obtained from the program chairman.

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Information about IWPT-97 can be found at URL
At this site you can also obtain information about previous
IWPTs, proceedings and SIGPARSE related activities.

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General Chairman: Harry Bunt (Tilburg, Netherlands)
Local Chairman: Robert Berwick (Boston, USA)
Program Chairman: Anton Nijholt (Enschede, Netherlands)

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Robert Berwick (MIT, USA)
Harry Bunt (ITK, Netherlands)
Bob Carpenter (CMU, USA)
Eva Hajicova (Charles University, Prague)
Mark Johnson (Brown University, USA)
Aravind Joshi (Universitary of Pennsylvania, USA)
Ronald Kaplan (Rank Xerox, Palo Alto, USA)
Martin Kay (Rank Xerox, Palo Alto, USA)
Bernard Lang (INRIA, Paris, France)
Alon Lavie (CMU, USA)
Makoto Nagao (Kyoto University, Japan)
Anton Nijholt (University of Twente, Netherlands)
Mark Steedman (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Masaru Tomita (Stanford University, USA)
K. Vijay-Shanker (University of Delaware, USA)
David Weir (University of Sussex, UK)
Mats Wiren (Telia Research, Sweden)
Kent Wittenburg (Bellcore, USA)

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Sponsored by ACL/SIGPARSE
Association for Computational Linguistics
Special Interest Group on Parsing
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