[Elsnet-list] 6th DGfS-CL Computational Linguistics Fall School

Michael Hess hess at cl.uzh.ch
Mon May 2 09:30:43 CEST 2011


6th DGfS-CL Computational Linguistics Fall School 2011

The Computational Linguistics Fall School is a biennial event for 
students who wish to broaden their knowledge of techniques and methods 
used in natural language processing, in particular of innovative and 
emerging fields in computational linguistics not traditionally taught in 
standard degree programmes.

Date: August 29th - September 9th, 2011

Venue: University of Zurich, Switzerland

Scientific organizer: German Linguistic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft 
für Sprachwissenschaft)

Local organizer: Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of 
Zurich, Switzerland


Track 1: Computational Linguistics and Cultural Heritage
Lecturer: Dr. Michael Piotrowski (University of Zurich)

Track 2: Summarization and Generation: From "Extracting" to "Abstracting"
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Manfred Stede (University of Potsdam)

Track 3: Connectionist Modelling of Language and Cognitive Processes
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gert Westermann (Oxford Brookes University)

Track 4: Introduction to Tree Adjoining Grammar
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Laura Kallmeyer and Timm Lichte (Heinrich Heine 
University Düsseldorf)

Tracks are non-concurrent (i.e. any number of tracks can be booked). One 
lecture (90 minutes) in each track each weekday. Weekend 3/4 Sept.: 
Social programme (field trip).

Language: The language of instruction will be English.

ECTS: Each course is worth 4 ECTS credits (upon successful completion).

Credit certificates as well as certificates of attendance will be issued 
by the Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich.

You do not have to be a member of DGfS to attend the Fall School.

Dates and Fees:

     * Early Registration by May 15, 2011 (CHF 200.00)
     * Final Registration by June 30, 2011 (CHF 250.00)
     * On Site Registration possible (CHF 300.00)

Registration online through:


Grants: Ten grants (EUR 150 each) intended to cover part of the 
registration fee and a limited number of grants (CHF 100 each) to cover 
part of the cost for accommodation are available for enrolled students. 
Please apply to the local organizers, with proof of eligibility, by 
e-mail to fallschool2011 at cl.uzh.ch (first come first served).

Accommodation: Cheap(ish) accommodation is available (see URL below). 
Please note deadline!

Additional information: www.cl.uzh.ch/fallschool2011

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