18.088 Workshop on Dictionary Writing Systems

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 06:48:59 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 88.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 06:37:09 +0100
         From: dws2004robot_at_aurora.fi.muni.cz
         Subject: 3rd International Workshop on Dictionary Writing Systems

     Please distribute this call among your colleagues


   Third International Workshop on DICTIONARY WRITING SYSTEMS (DWS 2004)
                Brno, Czech Republic, 6-7 September 2004


The workshop is organised by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University,
Brno, as a pre-conference workshop of TSD 2004 (Text, Speech and Dialogue -
http://nlp.fi.muni.cz/tsd2004). The workshop is supported by EURALEX
(the European Association for Lexicography).

A dictionary writing system (DWS) is a piece of software for writing and
producing a dictionary. It might include an editor, a database, a web
interface and various management tools (for allocating work etc.) It operates
with a dictionary grammar, which specifies the structure of the dictionary.

The workshop follows similar successful events in Brighton, UK in 2002
and 2003. It will include hands-on experience of a leading DWS, presentation
of research papers and demos. The deadline for abstracts of proposed research
presentations and demos is July, 31.

   * dictionary project managers
   * lexical database users and developers
   * lexicographers
   * students of lexicography, lexicology, computational lingusitics

[material deleted]

Brno is the the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population
of almost 400,000 and is the country's judiciary and trade-fair centre.
Brno is the capital of Moravia, which is in the south-east part of the Czech
Republic. It had been the King's town since 1347 and with its six Universities
it forms a cultural center of the region.
Brno can be reached easily by direct trains or buses from Prague (200 km) or
Vienna (130 km).

For the participants with some extra time, some nearby places may also
be of interest.

The local ones include:
Brno Castle now called Spilberk, Veveri Castle, Old and New City Halls,
the Augustine Monastery with St. Thomas Church and crypt of Moravian
Margraves, Church of St. James, Bishops Church of St. Peter & Paul, Cartesian
Monastery in Kralovo Pole, famous villa Tugendhat designed by Mies van der Rohe
and other important buildings of inter-war Czech architecture.

For those willing to venture out of Brno,
Moravian Karst with Macocha Chasm and Punkva caves, battlefield of the
Battle of Three Emperors (Napoleon, Russian Alexander and Austrian Franz -
battle by Austerlitz), Chateau of Slavkov (Austerlitz), Pernstejn Castle,
Buchlov Castle, Lednice Chateau, Buchlovice Chateau, Letovice Chateau,
Mikulov with one of the greatest Jewish cemeteries in Central Europe, Telc -
the town on the list of UNESCO and many others are all within an easy reach.
Received on Sat Jul 24 2004 - 02:05:16 EDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Sat Jul 24 2004 - 02:05:16 EDT