[Elsnet-list] ELSNET 2006 Summer School : FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION (Deadline extended)

Wolfgang Menzel menzel at informatik.uni-hamburg.de
Wed May 31 14:13:41 CEST 2006


       FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION / REGISTRATION

  The 12th ELSNET European Summer School on Language and Speech  
                       Communication

        INFORMATION FUSION IN NATURAL LANGUAGE SYSTEMS

                      3 - 14 July 2006

     hosted by the University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

Additional information about the summer school can be obtained from 
the web-site at

   http://nats-www.informatik.uni-hamburg.de/view/Main/ELSNET06


COURSES

- Information fusion for command and control, Pontus Svenson 
  (FOI Stockholm, Sweden)
- Audio visual speech recognition, Rainer Stiefelhagen  
  (University Karlsruhe, Germany)
- XML integration of natural language processing components, 
  Ulrich Schäfer (DFKI, Germany)
- Hybrid Parsing, Kilian Foth and Wolfgang Menzel 
  (University of Hamburg, Germany)
- Ontologies for information fusion, Luciano Serafini 
  (ITC-IRST Trento, Italy)
- Syntax semantics integration in HPSG, Valia Kordoni, 
  (DFKI Germany)
- Hybrid approaches in machine translation, Stephan Oepen 
  (University of Oslo, Norway)
- Ensemble based architectures, Hans van Halteren, 
  (University of Nijmegen, Holland)
- Information fusion in multi-document summarization, Ani Nenkova    
  (Stanford University, USA)

Courses will have the duration of one week.  Some of them will include 
practical exercises

IMPORTANT DATES

- Extended deadline for registration: 10.06.2006
- Notification of acceptance: 15.06.2006
- Payment deadline 30.06.2006
- Summer school: 3.7. - 14.7.2006

REGISTRATION

In order to register candidates are requested to send a
statement of interest for participating in the summer school, a
curriculum vitae and a title for a contribution to the "student"
session as well as their courses of interest to:

  elsnet06 at nats.informatik.uni-hamburg.de


FEES

The registration fee will cover tuition, course notes, coffee and
tea breaks the welcome and the farewell parties.

Students:               125 euro
Academic Staff          250 euro
Employees of Industry   500 euro

The registration fee does not include accommodation or meals.
Participants from ELSNET sites receive a 20% reduction.

The organisers can provide accommodation in student campus for
prices between 280 - 300 Euro/ 2 weeks. Registration for only
part of the school is not possible.

A small number of scholarships (full or partial) will be
available. Please indicate if you intend to apply . When applying
please keep in mind that full-cost scholarships (including
travelling and accommodation) will be granted only in very well
motivated cases

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Walther v. Hahn
Wolfgang Menzel
Cristina Vertan

University of Hamburg, Dept. of Informatics
Natural Language Systems Division
Vogt-Kölln Str. 30
D-22527, Germany

e-mail:
{vhahn, menzel, vertan}@informatik.uni-hamburg.de

Tel: +49 40 428832533
Fax: +49 40 428832515


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Wolfgang Menzel                    Universitaet Hamburg
                                   Department fuer Informatik
                                   AB Natuerlichsprachliche Systeme
menzel at informatik.uni-hamburg.de   Vogt-Koelln-Strasse 30
phone: (49-40) 428 83 - 24 35      D-22527 Hamburg
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