LINGUIST List 8.437

Sun Mar 30 1997

Calls: Lang and Computation, Cognitive Science

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  1. George Chikoidze, Tbilisi Symposium: Language, Logic and Computation
  2. bmkang, ICCS97 Final Call for papers

Message 1: Tbilisi Symposium: Language, Logic and Computation

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 97 12:25:35 +0400
From: George Chikoidze <>
Subject: Tbilisi Symposium: Language, Logic and Computation



 Tbilisi, Georgia
 September 16-21, 1997

The Georgian Centre for Language and Speech, based at Tbilisi
State University will host the SECOND TBILISI SYMPOSIUM on Language,
Logic and Computation as a means to foster the communication between
researchers in Georgia and the international research community.

The Symposium will welcome papers on current research in all aspects
of Logic, Language and Computation, including but not limited to:

Natural language semantics/pragmatics
Natural Language Processing
Logic in AI and natural language
Natural language and logic programming
Automated reasoning
Natural language and databases
Information retrievel from text
Natural language and Internet

 Ju. Apresjan (Moscow), Yu. Ershov (Novosibirsk),
 P. Gardenfors (Lund), J. Gippert (Frankfurt a/M),
 D. de Jongh (Amsterdam), A. Voronkov (Uppsala).

 Co-chairs: R. Cooper (Gothenburg), T. Gamkrelidze (Tbilisi).

 A. Anisimov (Kiev), J. Antidze (Tbilisi),
 G. Erbach (Saarbrucken), J. Ginzburg (Yerusalem),
 S. Jablonski (Moscow), N. Leontjeva (Moscow),
 I. Melchuk (Montreal), M. Ratsa (Kishinev).
 E. Vallduvi (Barcelona).


Abstracts not exceeding 3 pages should be submitted electronically
ready to print (ASCII or LATEX files) and must include full postal and
e-mail addresses and fax/phone numbers of the author and a
specification of the research area. Abstracts should be submitted to
the following e-mail address:

The publication of Proceedings is supposed.


Submission deadline: 15 June, 1997
Notification of acceptance: 30 July, 1997.

More information is available from <> and via

 http: //


I. van Loon (chair, Amsterdam), H. Melin (Stockholm),
M. Butskhrikidze (Budapest),

T. Khurodze (chair), N. Amiridze, J. Antidze, R. Asatiani,
N. Chanishvili, G. Chikoidze, L. Chkhaidze, K. Pkhakadze,
N. Javashvili, T. Kutsia, Kh. Rukhaia, G. Sharashidze,
E. Soselia, E.Tavadze.

Participants fees - 180 ECU (not obligatory for researchers from C&EE
including NIS).

Tbilisi - capital of Georgia - has more than 1 million habitants. It is
situated some 100-150 km to the South of main Caucasus ridge, in the
beautiful valley of river Mtkvari, surrounded by the green slopes of the
Caucasus spurs. The city has a long (1500 year) history and naturally
abounds in historical and cultural memorials. Georgia is famous for its
high quality wines, exquisite kitchen and cordial hospitality.

The main site of the Symposium, Tbilisi State University, is the chief
centre of education in the country, and counts several outstanding
scholars in science, art and politics among its graduates during the
last century.

Information on registration and accommodation will appear in the
future announcements.

For more information contact:

George Chikoidze
Dept. of Language Modelling
Inst. of Control Systems
Georgian Academy of Sciences
34, K. Gamsakhurdia
380060 Tbilisi
Phone: +9 9532 382136

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Message 2: ICCS97 Final Call for papers

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 11:04:36 +0900
From: bmkang <>
Subject: ICCS97 Final Call for papers

 The original deadline for submitting abstracts for ICCS 97,
First International Conference on Cognitive Scinece in Seoul,
was Feb 25, 1997. The organizing committee have decided to extend
this deadline. Abstracts are now due on

 March 31, 1997

and they should reach us by this date. We will notify the authors of 
the acceptance of abstracts by April 25. For those who have sumbitted 
abstracts in time for the first deadline (Feb 25), we are considering 
giving some priority in the reviewing process.

 Revised call for papers will follow: 

 ************* "Revised" CALL FOR PAPERS *************

 First International Conference on Cognitive Science
 Seoul, Korea
 August 15-16, 1997

 Sponsored by 
 The Korean Society for Cognitive Science

The First International Conference on Cognitive Science Program
Committee invites abstracts for papers presenting research on
mind and cognition in the core areas of Cognitive Science such as
Psychology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Artificial
Intelligence, as well as pioneering interdisciplinary fields such
as Cognitive Anthropology, Computer Human Interaction, Computer
Vision, Connectionism, Imagery, Language Acquisition and
Development, Learning, Memory, Natural Language Processing,
Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics. Dedre Gentner, Gregory Ward,
Ken Forbus, Charles Ling, and Erich Harth will be invited for 
plenary talks.

The conference will be held at the Convention Center of Seoul
National University. For reservation, contact the local arrangements
person below.

Abstracts for novel research papers are invited on any topic
related to mind and cognition. Abstracts should consist of four
(4) anonymous copies accompanied by an original with author's
name, affiliation and address (please add e-mail address and fax
if you have one). Please identify an appropriate major discipline
for the work submitted. Abstracts should be no more than three
pages long including bibliography and submitted in hardcopy to 
the address below by March 31, 1997. Please do not e-mail 
or fax your submissions.

Final versions of papers will be required only after authors are
notified of acceptance. All papers accepted for oral presentation
will be allotted 15 minutes for presentation followed by a 5-
minute discussion. Poster sessions will also be considered.
Accepted papers will be published in a proceedings.

Beom-mo Kang
Dept of Linguistics
Korea University
Seoul 136-701, Korea

"Extended" TIMETABLE
Abstract submissions due: March 31, 1997 (originally Feb 25)
Notification of acceptance: April 25, 1997
Final papers due: June 30, 1997

Jin Hyung Kim (AI, KAIST)
Shun Ishizaki (NLP, Keio U)

Dedre Gentner (Psychology, Northwestern U)
Giyoo Hatano (Psychology, Keio U)
Hung-yul So (Philosophy, Ewha Womans U)
Myung-Han Zoh (Psychology, Seoul National U) 
Kiyong Lee (Linguistics, Korea U)
Yung Taek Kim (AI, Seoul National U)
Cho-Sik Lee (Philosophy, Korea U)

Myung Won Kim, CHAIR (AI, Soongsil U)
Jung-O Kim (Psychology, Seoul National U)
Yoo-Hun Suh (Neuroscience, Seoul National U)
Kang-Hyuk Lee (NLP, KORDIC)
Seung Soo Park (AI, Ewha Womans U)
Young-joo Kim (Linguistics, Hong-Ik U)
Seungho Nam (Linguistics, Seoul National U)

Chungmin Lee, CHAIR (Linguistics, Seoul National U)
Koiti Hasida (AI, Electrotechnical Laboratory)
Yurinori Takubo (Linguistics, Kyushu U)
Charles Ling (AI, The U of Western Ontario)
Melissa Bowerman (Language Acquisition, Max Planck Institute)
Beom-mo Kang (Linguistics, Korea U)
Chan-Sup Chung (Psychology, Yonsei U)
Key-Sun Choi (AI, KAIST)
Jae C. Choe (Biology, Seoul National U)
Jongho Ha (Philosophy, Korea U)

Inquiries regarding abstract submission should be addressed to: 
Beom-mo Kang by e-mail: 
 by fax: +82-2-926-8385
 by regular mail (see above)

Inquiries regarding organization matters should be addressed to:
Myung Won Kim, Dept of Computer Science, Soongsil University, 
 Seoul 156-743, Korea
 fax: +82-2-822-3622

Inquiries regarding local arrangements should be addressed to:
Jung-O Kim, Dept of Psychology, Seoul National University,
 Seoul 151-742, Korea


 We invite you to visit our web site (in preparation) at
 to find additional information on the conference.

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