The main objective of the workshop is to bring together specialists from a number of different but related fields to discuss the construct of linguistic complexity and how it is typically measured in their respective research fields.
The event will be structured around keynote presentations by five distinguished scholars:
* Philippe Blache (CNRS & Universite d'Aix-Marseille, France):
Evaluating complexity in syntax: a computational model for a
* Alex Housen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium): L2 complexity – A
* Frederick J. Newmeyer (University of Washington, University of
British Columbia, Simon Fraser University): The question of
linguistic complexity: historical perspective
* Advaith Siddharthan (University of Aberdeen, UK): Automatic Text
Simplification and Linguistic Complexity Measurements
* Benedikt Szmrercsanyi (KULeuven, Belgium): Measuring complexity in
contrastive linguistics and contrastive dialectology
A round table will close the workshop.
Details about the event are available on the workshop website: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-linguistic-complexity.html
The number of participants is limited. Participation is free of charge but registration is required before *Friday 3rd April* (via our registration form at http://www.uclouvain.be/en-505315.html).
Thomas François (Centre de traitement automatique du langage) & Magali Paquot (Centre for English Corpus Linguistics) Université catholique de Louvain Convenors of the workshop -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 2401 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20150206/95e11fb1/attachment.txt>