[Elsnet-list] Fw: VILEM MATHESIUS LECTURE SERIES 20

kotesovcova kotesovcova at ufal.ms.mff.cuni.cz
Thu Feb 10 13:03:13 CET 2005


>
> The Vilem Mathesius Centre for Research and Education in Semiotics and
> Linguistics
>                           presents the
>                VILEM MATHESIUS LECTURE SERIES 20
> March 7- 11, 2005, Krystal Hotel, J. Marti Street, Prague 6, Czech
> Republic
>
> http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/vmc
>
> The twentieth cycle of the Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series, organized by
the
> Vilem Mathesius Centre for Research and Education in Semiotics and
> Linguistics (Charles University), will be held in Prague, Czech Republic,
> from March 7-11,2005. The venue will be the Krystal Hotel, J. Marti
Street,
> Prague 6. The following internationally well known professors have already
>  accepted to give courses:
> Olga Babko-Malaya (University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia):
> Semantic annotation of the Proposition Bank project
>
> Lou Burnard, Oxford Comput. Services:
> 1. Varieties of linguistic annotation and their expression  in XML
> 2. Practical session on using Xaitra to analyse linguistically annotated
> corpora
>
> E. Charniak (Brown University):
> Statistical machine translation at the tectogrammatical level
>
> Jan Hajic (Charles University, Prague):
> Annotation of The Prague Dependency Treebank
>
> Eva Hajicova (Charles University, Prague):
> Information structure of the sentence and  patterning of discourse
>
> Ed Hovy (USC Information Science Institute, CA, USA):
> 1. The wonderful world of ontologies
> 2. What';s inside an ontology? Why? How do you build it?
> 3. Automated acquisition of ontological knowledge
>
> Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia):
> 1. Discourse connectives and their arguments-- their annotation, some
> experimental results, and some issues about transition from sentence
> structure to immediate discourse structure.
> 2. Local and non-local dependencies, architecture for localizing non-local
> dependencies, payoffs of this architecture, illustrated form  the LTAG
> perspective.
> 3. A new perspective on dependency grammars.
>
> Maghi King (Univ. of Geneva):
> Accuracy and suitability: new chalenges for evaluation
>
> Petr Sgall (Charles University, Prague):
> Sentence structure in Prague Dependency  Treebank
>
>                               *************************************
> TIME SCHEDULE
>           9.30-11.00     11.30-13.00       14.30-16.00 16.30-18.00
>  Monday     Charniak        Hovy            Hajicova        Sgall
>  March 7
>
> Tuesday    Charniak         Hovy            Babko         Hajic
>  March 8
>
> Wednesday  Babko            Hovy           Charniak       Babko
> March 9
>
>  Thursday   Burnard         Joshi            King         Joshi
>  March 10
>
>  Friday     King            Joshi           Burnard       xxx
> March 11
>                             *************************************
> APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION AND GRANTS SHOULD BE SENT BEFORE FEBRUARY 15,
> 2005 AND ADDRESSED TO hajicova at ufal.mff.cuni.cz WITH A COPY TO
> brdickov at ufal.mff.cuni.cz
>
>                              *************************************
>  There will be an informal party for students and teachers on Tuesday
>  March 8, at 6.30 p.m. in the hotel Krystal.
>  All participants will be accommodated in hotel KRYSTAl, where also all
>  the lectures take place (and where all the students stay as well). The
> address is as follows:
>
> HOTEL KRYSTAL
> Jose Marti street 2/407
> 160 41 Prague 6 - Vokovice
> tel. ++420-220 563 411
> fax: ++420-220 561 627
> The best way how to get there from the airport is by a taxi (please,
>  take  the official airport taxi), the hotel is just about 10 minutes
drive
>  from the airport. It is easy to reach the hotel from Downtown, by tram
No.
> 20
>  (about 20 minutes), which "crosses" with the metro line "A" at the stops
> "Hradcanska" (near the Castle) and Malostranska" (close to the Old Town
>  parts of the city). We will prepare for you the city maps and a free
> one-week ticket for public transport.
>                                 *********************************
>  If there are any questions or wishes, please contact Mrs  Brdickova  ;
the
> telephone No. to our office is 00420-22191 4278,and the fax  is
00420-22191
> 4309.
>  Contact Address: .
>  Libuse Brdickova
>  Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics
>  Malostranske nam. 25
>  CZ-11800 Praha 1
>  Czech Republic
>
>
>
>




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