4.0605 Conf: East Asian Information Processing (1/37)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Thu, 18 Oct 90 19:45:28 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0605. Thursday, 18 Oct 1990.

Date: Thursday, 18 October 1990 1537-EST
Subject: Symposium on East Asian Language Processing


We are pleased to announce that the International Symposium on East
Asian Information Processing will be held during the weekend of October
20-21,1990, at the University * of Pennsylvania. Subjects to be covered
include, but are not limited to:

* Word and data processing
* Computer-assisted learning
* Indexing
* Text analysis
* Typesetting
* Natural language processing
* Speech statistics
* Machine translation
* Optical character recognition
* Speech recognition and synthesis
* Government policy on language planning

Speakers from government, business, industry and academia will
participate. Featured speakers from China (Zhou Youguang, Liu Yongquan),
Japan (Yamada Hisao), Korea (Won L. Chung), the United Kingdom (Paul
Thompson) and the United States (James Unger, Apollo Wu, James Caldwell,
Robert Hartwell) have agreed to contribute.

At the same time as the symposium, Penn is sponsoring "Tools for East
Asian Studies", an international fair of notable software and hardware
for East Asian languages.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Victor Mair Phone: (215) 898-8432, 898-7466
847 Williams Hall Telex: 710-670-0328
The university of Pennsylvania Fax: (215) 898-0933
Philadelphia, PA Cable: PNSYL Phila., PA
19104-6305 U.S.A. E-mail: mair@penndrls.upenn.edu