MINELRES: Lesser Used Languages and Computer Linguistics II - programme and registration information

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LULCL II - programme and registration information
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Lesser Used Languages and Computer Linguistics (LULCL) II 
"Combining efforts to foster computational support of minority
languages"

13th - 14th of November 2008
European Academy Bolzano/Bozen, Italy

http://www.eurac.edu/lulcl2
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REGISTRATION:
Participation at the colloquium LULCL II is free of charge. Registration
is obligatory. Please send an email to
communication.multilingualism@eurac.edu indicating your full name and
affiliation as well as participation
dates no later than 31st October 2008.

PROGRAMME:

Thursday 13th November 2008       
        
08:00-09:00       Registration
 
Opening
09:00-09:30       Werner Stuflesser, President of EURAC
                  Alexander Piccolruaz, Amt fİr ladinische 
                  Kultur und Schule, Autonomous Province of 
                  Bozen/Bolzano
 
Minority languages 
09:30-10:30       Keynote speech 
                  Computing with or for minority languages? Aims,
                  methods and responsibilities in computational   
                  linguistics.
                  Dafydd Gibbon (Bielefeld University, Germany)
 
10:30-11:00       Coffee break

11:00-11:40       Research projects in the area of Ladin studies at the
                  Free University of Bozen/Bolzano
                  Paul Videsott (Free University of Bozen/Bolzano,
                  Italy)
 
11:40-12:20       Das Ladinische auf dem Weg eines zeitgemÄúen Ausbaus
                  Giovanni MischË (Ladin Institute "MicurŞ de Rİ",
Italy) 
 
12:20-13:45       Lunch break

 
Minority languages and language varieties

13:45-14:25       The development and acceptance of electronic 
                  resources for the Welsh language
                  Delyth Prys (Canolfan Bedwyr, University of Wales,
                  UK)
 
14:25-15:05       Corpus annotation and lexical analysis of African
                  varieties of Portuguese
                  AmÀlia Mendes (Centro de LinguÌstica da Universidade 
                  de Lisboa, Portugal)
                
15:05-16:30       Poster session
 
Minority languages

16:30-17:10       African Language Technology: the Data-Driven 
                  Perspective
                  Guy De Pauw (University of Antwerp, Belgium),
                  Gilles-Maurice de Schryver (Ghent University, Belgium)
 
17:10-17:50       Multimodal corpora and lesser-resourced/less
                  standardized languages
                  Jens Allwood (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
 

Friday 14th November 2008
 
Learner language
08:30-09:30       Keynote speech
                  Using spoken and written learner corpora for 
                  research
                  Karin Aijmer (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
 
09:30-10:10       VALICO - VarietŞ Apprendimento Lingua Italiana Corpus
                  Online 
                  Elisa Corino (University of Torino, Italy)
 
10:10-10:45       Coffee break
 
Learner language and language varieties

10:45-11:25       Learner language as an under-resourced language
                  Anke Lİdeling (Humboldt-UniversitÄt zu Berlin,
                  Germany)
 
11:25-12:15       to be announced
 
12:15-14:00       Lunch break
 
Spoken language

14:00-14:40       Creating and working with spoken language corpora in
                  EXMARaLDA
                  Thomas Schmidt (University of Hamburg, Germany)
 
14:40-15:20       Transcription bottleneck of speech corpus exploitation
                  Caren Brinckmann (Institut fİr Deutsche Sprache
                  (IDS), Mannheim, Germany)
 
15:20-15:45       Coffee break
 
Sign language

15:45-16:25       Sign Language Corpora
                  Onno Crasborn (Radboud University Nijmegen,
                  Netherlands)
 
16:25-17:05       Deaf accessibility to educational content: 
                  development of a multilevel platform
                  Eleni Efthimiou (ATHENA RC/ILSP -Sign Language
                  Technologies Lab, Greece)

17:05-17:45       Closing session

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Karin Aijmer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden  
Dafydd Gibbon, Bielefeld University, Germany

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:
Andrea Abel, Academy Bozen/Bolzano, Italy 
Stefanie Anstein, European Academy Bozen/Bolzano, Italy 
Christopher Culy, European Academy Bozen/Bolzano, Italy 
Dafydd Gibbon, Bielefeld University, Germany 
Christer LaurÈn, Vaasa University, Finland 
Marcello Soffritti, University of Bologna / European Academy
Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
Chiara Vettori, European Academy Bozen/Bolzano, Italy 
Paul Videsott, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

CONTACT:
Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism, 
European Academy Bozen/Bolzano Viale Druso 1, 
39100 Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
Organiser: Verena Lyding
Email: communication.multilingualism@eurac.edu
Tel: 0471-055127
Fax: 0471-055199

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LULCL II is co-financed by the "Autonome Region Trentino-Sİdtirol /
Regione Autonoma Trentino-Alto Adige/Sİdtirol, Abteilung III
Sprachminderheiten und EuropÄische Integration / Ripartizione III - 
Minoranze linguistiche ed integrazione europea, Amt fİr 
Sprachminderheiten / Ufficio per le minoranze linguistiche".

http://www.regione.taa.it/Minoranze/default_d.aspx
http://www.regione.taa.it/moduli/431_logo%20regione.pdf


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