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Name: Eleni  Koutsomitopoulou (IPA: KUTSOMITOPULU)
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: 'What If Language is Learnt By Brain Cells and Brain Cells do not move?' Paper presented in the Neurolinguistic Session of LACUS, CA. July 1998.

'Context-based conceptual disambiguation of natural language propositions by an ART neural network: examples of homonymy and polysemy.' Paper presented during the ICCNS Conference in Boston, Mass. May 2002.

AKRR'05 International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Adaptive Knowledge Representation and Reasoning at Espoo, Finland 15-17 June 2005.

The 32nd LACUS Forum Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States / Association de Linguistique du Canada et des États-Unis / at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 2-6, 2005.

Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistics. Hamburg, December 10 - 11, 2004.
“The cognitive underpinnings of natural language representation: a biologically-inspired neural network.”

Ninth Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop Modelling Language, Cognition, and Action. Plymouth, England, Sept 8-10, 2004. “A neural network model for natural language: the case of homonymy.” (poster).

Inference in Computational Semantics. INRIA Lorraine, Nancy, France, Sept 25-26, 2003.“Exploring the Generation and Usage of Inference in a Biologically Inspired Neural Net.”

GURT 2003. Language in use. Cognitive and discourse perspectives on language and language learning. Georgetown University Washington DC. Feb 15-17, 2003. “A neural network model for natural language learning: Examples from cognitive metaphor and constructional polysemy.”

6th International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems. Boston University, MA. May 31, 2002.
“Context-based Conceptual Disambiguation of Natural Language Propositions by an ART neural net: examples of homonymy and polysemy.”

CSDL 2000. University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA May 12, 2000
“The role of Conceptual Metaphor in Knowledge Engineering: Metaphor-based Ontologies.”

Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Oct 16, 1998
Guest Lecture on American Sign Language and Linguistics.
Dissertation Abstract: A Neural Network Model for the Representation of Natural Language
Reviewer of: Computational Linguistics: Ravin & Leacock (2002) (LL Issue 14.2534)
Semantics: Allan (2001) (LL Issue 12.2911)

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