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Vilem Mathesius Lecture Series 21

  • 1st week: November 27 – December 2, 2006

    Time Schedule

    MonNovember 27 6 p.m. Opening Lecture at the Prague Linguistic Circle ("Roman Jakobson Lecture") given by prof. M. King (ISSCO, Geneva, Switzerland):Translation, Machine Translation ad Evaluation
    Where: namesti Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 (on the map), on the 1st floor, room No. 104
    Tue, Wed November 28, 29 Prague Treebanking for Everyone: A two-day tutorial
    Where: Jose Martiho 407, Prague 6 (on the map), 2nd floor, room No. 249
    ThuNovember 30 A one-day workshop "Treebanking & Advanced Processing of Arabic".
    Fri, SatDecember
    1, 2
    A two-day conference "Treebanks and Linguistic Theories".
    Where: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Malostranske nam. 25 (Lesser Town Square), Prague 1 (on the map)
  • 2nd week: December 4 – December 8, 2006

    Where: Jose Martiho 407, Prague 6 (on the map), 2nd floor, room No. 249

    Scientific Programme

    • Eugene Charniak (Brown University, RI, USA): New results in syntactic parsing
    • Ciprian Chelba (Google, Kirkland, WA, USA): Spoken document retrieval
    • Fred Jelinek (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA): TBA (new results in statistical methods)
    • Martha Palmer (University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA): Computational Lexical Semantics
    • Massimo Poessio (University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom): Empirical studies of anaphora and salience
    • James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, MA, USA): Empirical Approaches to Compositionality
    • Daniel Tihelka, Jan Romportl (West University Plzen, Czech Republic):Introduction to Text-to-Speech Synthesis

    Time Schedule

    Slides and presentations are available.

    9:30-11:00 11:30-13:00 14:30-16:00 16:30-18:00
    Monday Palmer Pustejovsky PIRE meeting PIRE meeting
    Tuesday Palmer Charniak Jelinek Palmer
    Wednesday Tihelka, Romportl Poesio Chelba Charniak
    Thursday Poesio Pustejovsky Chelba --
    Friday Poesio Pustejovsky Chelba --

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