We are happy to announce the eighth CLIN meeting, which will be hosted by the Department of Language and Speech of the University of Nijmegen.
The meeting will take place in the "Aula/Congresgebouw" of the University of Nijmegen. The default language of the conference will be English.
The invited speaker of CLIN 97 is
University of Cambridge (UK)
"Language is a Complex Adaptive System"
The local organisers of this year's meeting are Peter-Arno Coppen, Hans van Halteren and Lisanne Teunissen.
9:00- 9:30 Registration, coffee 9:30- 9:35 Opening 9:35-10:45 Invited speaker: Ted Briscoe (University of Cambridge) Language is a complex adaptive system 10:45-11:00 Coffee 11:00-11:30 Theo van den Heuvel (Polderland Language and Speech Technology, Nijmegen) Optimization of tag sets for bigram-taggers Brigitte Schaffranietz (University of Bielefeld) The influence of intonational information on the processing of restrictive and non-restrictive German relative clauses: experimental results Pim van der Eijk (Cap Gemini ATS) Controlled language authoring and translation 11:30-12:00 Svetlana Sheremetyeva, Sergei Nirenburg (New Mexico State University) Minimizing acquisition and development effort in computational morphology Erwin Marsi (University of Nijmegen) A reusable syntactic generator for Dutch Frank Grootjen, Vera Kamphuis, Janos Sarbo (University of Nijmegen) On the underlying nature of hierarchical structure in language 12:00-12:30 Ivelin Stoianov, Huub Bouma, John Nerbonne (University of Groningen) Modelling the phonotactic structure of natural language words with Simple Recurrent Networks Miriam Eckert (University of Edinburgh) Situational anaphora and null topics in German Frank Van Eynde (University of Leuven) The importance of being cross-categorial: on the Immediate Dominance Schemata of HPSG 12:30-13:30 Lunch 13:30-14:00 Bas van Bakel (University of Twente) NLE in IR: generating structured index concepts Shuly Wintner (University of Tuebingen) The affixal nature of the definite article in Hebrew Caspar Derksen, Kees Koster (University of Nijmegen) Efficient and robust parsing in AGFL 14:00-14:30 Timo Lahtinen (University of Helsinki) Index term corpus as a means to develop a tool for extracting index terms Amalia Todirascu (DFKI Saarbruecken) Romanian clitic climbing Reinier Boon (University of Twente) Trema, a tool for tree manipulation 14:30-15:00 Djoerd Hiemstra (University of Twente) Multilingual domain modeling in Twenty-One Paola Monachesi (University of Utrecht) A morphological analysis of Rumanian clitization Gertjan van Noord (University of Groningen) A hybrid and robust parser for OVIS 2 15:00-15:15 Tea 15:15-15:45 Erwin Drenth (KPN Research Leidschendam) Using a hybrid approach towards Dutch part-of-speech tagging Ineke Schuurman (University of Leuven) How (not) to treat adjuncts in HPSG Gregers Koch (Copenhagen University) Montague's PTQ and inductive program synthesis 15:45-16:15 Walter Daelemans, Hans van Halteren, Jakub Zavrel (Tilburg University, University of Nijmegen) Using combining techniques in data driven systems: a pilot experiment involving wordclass tagging Crit Cremers, Maarten Hijzelendoorn (University of Leiden) Modelling and processing the Dutch verb cluster Hugo ter Doest (University of Twente) Weighted feature structures 16:15-16:45 Stijn Hoppenbrouwers, Niek van der Donk (Tilburg University, KISS BV Erp) Core semantic parsing in the wild: supporting conceptual modelling with the Grammalizer(tm) Gosse Bouma (University of Groningen) A computational grammar for OVIS 2 Dirk Heylen (University of Utrecht) Feature modalities and agreement 16:45-17:30 Drinks
Preregistration for CLIN 97 is necessary. Please register before December 8, 1997. The registration fee is Hfl. 50, payable either in advance (information below) or at the registration desk (cash only).
The registration includes lunch, coffee/tea, drinks, and a copy of last year's CLIN Proceedings (CLIN 96 was held at the IPO in Eindhoven).
We also offer a reduced registration fee for students (ID necessary) of Hfl. 15. However, such a registration does not include lunch and the copy of the proceedings.
You can register by sending us an e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org; preferred), or a written note
(CLIN97, P.A.Coppen, Dept. of Language and Speech, University of
Nijmegen, P.O. Box 9103, 6500HD Nijmegen)
with the following information:
Name (first and last)
If you pay in advance, your payment must have reached us by Monday, December 8, 1997. Payments should be sent to:
Faculteit der Letteren,
Re: "CLIN Congres" 23/870450
CLIN 97 is sponsored by:
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)|
KISS BV, Erp |
and Speech Technology, Nijmegen |
|Computer Management Group (CMG)|
This and future information about CLIN 97 is made available via the CLIN home page: