6.0035 Computational Linguistics Seminar, Bulgaria 9/92 (1/95)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 26 May 1992 17:38:22 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0035. Tuesday, 26 May 1992.

Date: Sun, 24 May 92 11:47 EDT
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@vassar.bitnet>
Subject: Seminar on CL, Bulgaria

From: ruslan@cs.usm.MY (Ruslan Mitkov)


Tzigov Chark (Batak Lake), Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
24 September - 29 September '92

Second Announcement
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The seminar "Contemporary topics in computational linguistics"
will take place from 24th to 29th September 1992 in Tzigov Chark,
Batak Lake, Bulgaria. It is intended (but not limited to) university
students and will consist mainly of introductory courses. Considering
the nature of most of the courses, undergraduate students are
especially welcome. Furthermore a student session is envisaged
within the tutorial, and students who would like to report on their
research activities or final year projects will be given this opportunity
(if volunteers are available, the student session programme will be
compiled on site, each talk lasting approximately15 minutes).
Those who would like to extend their stay in Bulgaria can join the
Bulgarian National seminar on mathematical and computational linguistics
which will take place from 27th September to 4th October '92 at the same
place. The seminar is organized by Incoma-TD Co, Ltd, Shumen, Bulgaria.

The preliminary programme of the tutorial will include the following
courses (two or three more lectures will probably be added):

P. Seuren (University of Nijmegen, Holland) -
Language and logic; Introduction to the study of language

M. Zock (LIMSI, Orsay, France) -
The problem of language and thought; A crash course in linguistics

D. Estival (ISSCO, Geneva, Switzerland) -
Unification formalisms in NLP; Reversible grammars

M. Kudlek (Hamburg University, Germany) -
Formal grammars and languages

J. Haller (University of Saarbruecken, Germany) -
Introduction to Machine Translation;
Student training in Machine Translation

J.P. Descles (University of Paris Sorbonne, France) -
Categorial and applicative grammars

H. Horacek (University of Bielefeld, Germany) -
Pragmatic issues in natural language generation

H.Somers (UMIST, Manchester, United Kingdom).-
Corpus-based approaches to MT: challenging the ortodoxy

The special participation fee at the seminar is 100 USA dollars for full-time
students, 140 USA dollars for academic employees and 200 USA dollars
for other participants. The fee includes attendance at the seminar,
abstracts of the lectures, refreshments and a reception party as well as meals
and accommodation in a 2-star hotel (two-bed rooms). Participants will be
requested to pay in cash on site (any currency accepted).

Seminar venue and Accommodation:
The participants will be accommodated in Hotel "Orbita", Tzigov Chark.
The courses will be given in the lecture hall of the hotel.

The registration forms should arrive not later than 09.09.1992
at the address given below. On site registration is also possible.

Further information:
Participants who have sent their registration form, will receive
supplementary materials incl. information on how to get to the
conference place. For further information you can also contact
until10.07.92: Ruslan Mitkov at ruslan@cs.usm.my
after 10.07.92 Dominique Estival at estival@divsun.unige.ch
or Nikolai Nikolov at Tel. (359-54)56948, Fax (359-54)56881.


Registration Form

University (Organization)
Telephone, Fax, Email

Please send this registration form to:

Mr. N. Nikolov
P.O. Box 20
9700 Shumen