[Corpora-List] LULCL II - programme and registration information

Lyding Verena Verena.Lyding at eurac.edu
Thu Oct 16 12:06:17 CEST 2008

LULCL II - programme and registration information ---------------------------------- 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 --------------

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


Thursday 13th November 2008

08:00-09:00 Registration


09:00-09:30 Werner Stuflesser, President of EURAC

Alexander Piccolruaz, Amt für 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 zeitgemäßen Ausbaus

Giovanni Mischì (Ladin Institute "Micurà de Rü", 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

Amália Mendes (Centro de Linguística 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 - Varietà 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 Lüdeling (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 für 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


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Karin Aijmer, Göteborg University, 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 Laurén, 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 at eurac.edu Tel: 0471-055127 Fax: 0471-055199

---------- LULCL II is co-financed by the "Autonome Region Trentino-Südtirol / Regione Autonoma Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Abteilung III Sprachminderheiten und Europäische Integration / Ripartizione III - Minoranze linguistiche ed integrazione europea, Amt für 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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