4.0798 ACL Special Interest Groups (1/45)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Mon, 3 Dec 90 21:58:36 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0798. Monday, 3 Dec 1990.

Date: Sun, 2 Dec 90 19:47 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: ACL Special Interest Groups


Four ACL SIGs have been established, following the guidelines
set out in THE FINITE STRING (TFS), September 1990, Volume 16, Number 3,
page 30. More detailed descriptions will be provided in the next
issue of TFS; in the interim, people interested in joining should
contact the liaison representatives identified below. Proposals
for new SIGs should be submitted to Don Walker.

SIGMOL (Mathematics of Language) has scheduled a ``Second Meeting
on Mathematics of Language'' for 17-18 May 1991 in Yorktown Heights,
New York. The liaison representative is Alexis Manaster Ramer
[Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA;
(+1-313)577-2477; amr%wayne-mts@um.cc.umich.edu]; the conference
is co-chaired by Manaster Ramer and Wlodek Zadrozny [IBM TJ Watson
Research Center, PO Box 704, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA;
(+1-914)784-7835; mol2@ibm.com]. Use mol2@ibm.com for general

The liaison representative for SIGLEX, which covers lexical isssues,
is James Pustejovsky [Computer Science, Ford Hall, Brandeis
University, Waltham, MA 02254, USA; (+1-617)736-2709;
pustejovsky@cs.brandeis.edu]. A Workshop on ``Lexical Semantics
and Knowledge Representation,'' organized by Pustejovsky and Peter
Norvig [see below under ACL-91] will be held in conjunction with

SIGPARSE has taken over responsibility for the ``International
Workshop on Parsing Technologies,'' which will be held 13-15 February
in Cancun, Mexico. The liaison representative and General Chair
for the Workshop is Masaru Tomita [Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon
University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA; (+1-412)268-3044;
mt@nl.cs.cmu.edu]. A tentative program will be mailed to ACL
members in mid-November. SIGPARSE will cosponsor the workshop on
``Reversible Grammars'' described under ACL-91 below.

SIGGEN covers work in natural language generation. The liaison
representative is Karen Kukich [Bellcore, MRE 2A339, 445 South
Street, Box 1910, Morristown, NJ 07960-1910, USA; (+1-201)829-4799;
kukich@bellcore.com]. SIGPARSE will cosponsor the workshop on
``Reversible Grammars'' described under ACL-91 below, and it is
likely that SIGGEN will assume some responsibility for future
workshops in the generation series.