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Euro Summer School – Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 16

March 19 – 30, 2001

Krystal hotel, Jose Marti Str., Prague 6

Scientific Programme

  • Nicoletta Calzolari (University of Pisa, Italy): Semantics and Lexicons in Corpora (slides)
  • Wolfgang Dressler (University of Vienna, Austria): Morphogramatics: A New Subfield Integrating Morphology and Pragmatics
  • Libuse Duskova (Charles University, Czech Republic): The Theory of Functional Sentence Perspective in the Work of Czech Anglicists
  • Jan Hajic (Charles University, Czech Republic): The Three Layer Tagging Scenario
  • Eva Hajicova (Charles University, Czech Republic): Topic-Focus Articulation and its Semantic Relevance
  • Julia Hirschberg (AT&T, New Jersey, USA): Intonation in Spoken Dialogue Systems: Generation and Understanding (slides)
  • Frederick Jelinek (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA): Language Modelling for Speech Recognition
  • Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, USA): Strong Generative Capacity - Exploration of a Domain of Locality
  • Martin Kay (Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA): Some New Approaches to Machine Translation
  • Jarmila Panevova (Charles University, Czech Republic): Valency and Functional Generative Description
  • Jaroslav Peregrin (Charles University, Czech Republic): Meaning and Truth in Natural Language
  • Helmut Schnelle (Universitaet Bochum, Germany): Language in the Brain
  • Petr Sgall (Charles University, Czech Republic): Tectogrammatics as an Interface Level
  • Oliviero Stock (Trento, Italy): Topics in intelligent interactive information presentation
  • Ken Turner (Univerity of Sussex, Brighton, England): Conditionals (from different points of view)
  • Hans Uszkoreit (Universitaet des Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany): From Interpreted Corpora to Explanatory Theories
  • David Yarowsky (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA): Lexical Ambiguity Resolution and Minimally Supervised Learning for NLP



Time Schedule

Week 1 (Monday March 19 – Friday March 23, 2001)

9:30-11:00 11:30-13:00 14:30-16:00 16:30-18:00
Monday Hirschberg Sgall Panevova -
Tuesday Hirschberg Hajic Hajicova Turner
Wednesday Hirschberg Calzolari Sgall Calzolari
Thursday Dressler Calzolari Duskova Turner
Friday Dressler Hajicova Turner -

Week 2 (Monday March 26 – Friday March 30, 2001)

9:30-11:00 11:30-13:00 14:30-16:00 16:30-18:00
Monday Joshi Schnelle Uszkoreit Joshi
Tuesday Jelinek Schnelle Uszkoreit (14.00 - 15.15) Joshi (15.30 - 16.45) Kay (17.00 - 18.30)
Wednesday Yarowsky Schnelle Uszkoreit Kay
Thursday Jelinek Yarowsky Stock Stock
Friday Jelinek Yarowsky Stock Kay


The Foundation of Vilem Mathesius and the Prague Linguistic Circle are supported by the European Commission, Research DG, Human Potential Programme, High Level Scientific Conferences (contract number: HPCF-2000-00336) and the Open Society Institute, by Charles University, and by the Institutes of Advanced Studies awarding the New Europe Prize.

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