[Corpora-List] Call for participation: workshop on ‘Measuring linguistic complexity: A multidisciplinary perspective’, Friday 24 April 2015

Magali Paquot magali.paquot at uclouvain.be
Fri Feb 6 10:54:29 CET 2015

The Linguistics Research Unit of the Institute of Language and Communication is hosting a workshop on ‘Measuring linguistic complexity: A multidisciplinary perspective’ on *Friday 24 April, 2015. *

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

cognitive architecture

* Alex Housen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium): L2 complexity – A

Difficult(y) Matter

* 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>

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