3.372 conference announcement (55)

Fri, 18 Aug 89 20:52:05 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 3, No. 372. Friday, 18 Aug 1989.

Date: Fri, 18 Aug 89 08:40:08 EDT
From: "Eric Johnson DSU, Madison, SD 57042" <ERIC@SDNET.bitnet>
Subject: Non-numeric Computing Conference

Fourth International Conference on Symbolic and Logical Computing

October 5-6, 1989 Madison, SD 57042 U.S.A.

The Fourth International Conference on Symbolic and Logical
Computing is designed for teachers, scholars, and programmers who
want to meet to exchange ideas about non-numeric computing. In
addition to a focus on SNOBOL4, SPITBOL, and Icon, the Conference
will feature presentations on other dangerously powerful computer
languages such as Prolog, LISP, and C.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Gene Amdahl, principal architect of the IBM 360,
founder of Amdahl Corporation, Trilogy, Ltd, and
Andor Systems.

FEATURED SPEAKERS: Ralph Griswold, one of the creators of SNOBOL4
and the Icon Programming language.

James Noblitt, linguist and creator of award-
winning software.

SCHEDULED TOPICS: Machine Translation, Object Oriented Programming,
Expert Systems, Text Generation, Natural Language
Processing, Instructional Games, Indexing,
Computer-Generated Documents, Computer Code
Generators, Processing Texts, Multilingual Word
Processing, Text Search Strategies, Plagiarism
Detection in Computer Programs, Programming in
SNOBOL4, SPITBOL, Icon, Prolog, and C.

Advanced registration (includes two lunches, coffee breaks, banquet,
and one copy of the proceedings) is $150.00.

Information and a registration form can be found on page C8 of the
August 9, 1989, Chronicle of Higher Education, or contact

Eric Johnson, 114 Beadle Hall, Dakota State University
Madison, South Dakota 57042 USA
Phone: (605) 256-5270