[Elsnet-list] Jadertina Summer School in Empirical and Computational Linguistics (JSSECL)

Damir Ćavar dcavar at indiana.edu
Tue Jan 31 01:42:37 CET 2006


Jadertina Summer School in Empirical and Computational Linguistics
Short Title: JSSECL

Date: 11-Sep-2006 - 22-Sep-2006
Location: Zadar, Croatia
Contact: lss2006 at unizd.hr (Malgorzata E. Cavar and Damir Cavar)
Contact Email: lss2006 at unizd.hr
Meeting URL: http://eng.unizd.hr/~lss2006/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics;  
Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories;  
Morphology; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax; Text/Corpus  
Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The University of Zadar, the Institute of Croatian Language and  
Linguistics, The Croatian Language Technologies Society (HDJT), in  
cooperation with the German Linguistics Society (DGfS) and the  
University of Potsdam, are pleased to announce the first Jadertina  
Summer School in Empirical and Computational Linguistics held in  
Zadar, Croatia, focusing on the topics in empirical and computational  
linguistics.

The University of Zadar, the Institute of Croatian Language and  
Linguistics, The Croatian Language Technologies Society (HDJT), in  
cooperation with the German Linguistics Society (DGfS) and the  
University of Potsdam, are pleased to sponsor the first Jadertina  
Summer School in Empirical and Computational Linguistics held in  
Zadar, Croatia, focusing on topics in empirical and computational  
linguistics.

The courses will be at absolute beginners level, as well as at the  
advanced and PhD level.


Tentative list of courses:
Introduction to Field Methods
Dunja Brozovic Roncevic, IHJJ

Bidirectional Phonology and Phonetics and its Acquisition
Paul Boersma, University of Amsterdam

Perception in Phonology
Malgorzata E. Cavar, University of Zadar

Introduction to Scheme/Python in Computational Linguistics
Damir Cavar, University of Zadar, Indiana University

Human-Computer Interaction for Multimodal Speech/Gesture Systems with
Emphasis on Embodied Conversational Characters
Andrea Corradini, University of Potsdam

Phonology-Morphology Interface
Tracy Alan Hall, Indiana University

Sound Change
Silke Hamann, ZAS, Berlin, Germany

Computational Models of Language Evolution
Gerhard Jäger, University of Bielefeld

Introduction to Computational Semantics
Ralf Klabunde, University of Bochum

Formal Models in Computational Linguistics
Marcus Kracht, UCLA

Finite State Technologies
Thomas Hanneforth, University of Potsdam

Computational Models of Language Acquisition
William G. Sakas, CUNY

The Structure of Fixed Linguistic Formula, Statistical and Corpus  
Analysis
Danica Skara, University of Zadar

Introduction to Corpus Linguistics
Marko Tadic, University of Zagreb

Text-oriented applications of Computational Linguistics
Andreas Witt, University of Bielefeld

All courses are offered as one or two week courses with 1.5 hours daily.

For each two-week course the students will receive 4 ECTS points, for  
each one-week course the students will receive 2 ECTS points, after  
finishing the requirements as specified for each course. Recognition  
of ECTS points depends on each individual university. Please contact  
the administration of your university for requirements and  
prerequisites, and let the summer school administration know about  
your particular requirements and prerequisites.

The summer school is accompanied by a student conference. Registered  
students will have an opportunity to present a reviewed paper at the  
conference, that might be published after a positive review in the  
Jadertina Linguistic Papers online or printed.

Organizing Committee:

Dunja Brozovic Roncevic (IHJJ)
Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz)
Damir Cavar (University of Zadar; Indiana University)
Malgorzata Cavar (University of Zadar)
Alexander Geyken (BBAW, Germany)
Thomas Hanneforth (University of Potsdam)
Ivo-Pavao Jazbec (IHJJ)
Ralf Klabunde (University of Bochum)
Marcus Kracht (UCLA, USA)
Jonas Kuhn (University of Texas)
William G. Sakas (CUNY)
Danica Skara (University of Zadar)
Tomislav Stojanov (IHJJ)
Marko Tadic (University of Zagreb)

Registration and accommodation

Detailed instructions on registration and further information can be  
found on the summer school web page soon.

Early registration fee (till 1st of April 2006):
150 EURO for the complete summer school.

Registration fee on site:
170 EURO for the complete summer school

Sponsoring Institutions:
University of Zadar
Croatian Language Technologies Society (HDJT)
IHJJ, Zagreb
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS)
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