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Euro Summer School – Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 20

March 6 – 13, 2005

Krystal hotel, Jose Marti Str., Prague 6

Scientific Programme

  • Olga Babko-Malaya (Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia): Semantic annotation of the Proposition Bank project
  • Lou Burnard (Oxford Comput. Services, Oxford):
    1. Varieties of linguistic annotation and their expression in XML
    2. Practical session on using Xaitra to analyze linguistically annotated corpora
  • Eugene Charniak (Brown University): Statistical machine translation at the tectogrammatical level
  • J. Hajič (Charles University, Prague): Annotation of The Prague Dependency Treebank
  • E. Hajičová (Charles University, Prague): Information structure of the sentence and patterning of discourse
  • Ed Hovy (USC Information Science Institute, CA):
    1. The wonderful world of ontologies
    2. What's inside an ontology? Why? How do you build?
    3. Automated acquisition of ontological knowledge
  • Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia):
    1. Discourse connectives and their arguments - their annotation, some experimental results, and some issues about transition from sentence structure to immediate discourse structure
    2. Local and non-local dependencies, payoffs of this architecture, illustrated form and LTAG perspective
    3. A new perspective on dependency grammars
  • Maghi King (University of Geneva): Accuracy and suitability: new challenges for evaluation
  • Petr Sgall (Charles University, Prague): Sentence structure in Prague Dependency Treebank

AWCH Specialized Sessions

  • Friday, March 11
    • 16:30-18:00
      • Lou Burnard (UK), Matthew Driscoll (Denmark): What's new in TEI P5: architectural issues about the new modular scheme (ODDs and Roma) and how they can be used to create customized schemas for specific projects
  • Saturday, March 12
    • 9,30-11,00
      • Lou Burnard (UK), Matthew Driscoll (Denmark): Introducing the TEI recommendations for encoding manuscript transcriptions and manuscript descriptions. The latter would highlight differences between previous schemes (Master, Digital Scriptorum, etc.) and the synthesis of them in TEI P5
    • 11,30-13,00
      • Anke Luedling (Germany): Multi-level stand-off annotation of a historical corpus of German
      • Krysztof Szafran (Poland): Towards the computerized version of Dictionary of 16th century Polish
      • Kiril Ribarov (Czech Republic):On annotation span and annotation practice - contemporary languages vs. Old-Church Slavonic
      • Matthew Driscoll (Denmark): Mark-up on a group of saga-texts
    • 14,30-16,00
      • Janusz Bien (Poland): Emacs, LaTeX and 16th century Polish - a feasibility study
      • Tadeusz Piotrowski (Poland): Digitization and annotation: the case of three (or two) encyclopaedic dictionaries.
      • Milena Dobreva (Bulgaria): From cataloguing to annotation: Bulgarian experience in digitization of manuscripts
      • Micheal Mac an Airchinnigh (Ireland):Conceptual Modeling for the Digital re-Discovery of Culture game using PROTEGE and OWL-DL
      • Roland Meyer: The Design of the Regensburg Diachronic Corpus of Russian
    • 17,00-18,30
      • Discussion and round table

Time Schedule

March 6 – 13, 2005

9:30-11:00 11:30-13:00 14:30-16:00 16:30-18:00
Monday Charniak Hovy Hajičová Sgall
Tuesday Charniak Hovy Babko-Malaya Hajič
Wednesday Babko-Malaya Hovy Charniak Babko-Malaya
Thursday Burnard Joshi King Joshi
Friday King Joshi Burnard AWCH*)

*) AWCH stands for Annotation of Written Cultural Heritage, a specialized session open to those interested in this field.

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