The 9th conference on Formal Grammar
Collocated with the
Nancy, France, 7-8 August 2004
FGNancy is the 9th conference on Formal Grammar held in conjunction
with the European Summer
School in Logic, Language and Information, which takes place in
2004 in Nancy. Previous meetings were held in Barcelona (1995),
Prague (1996), Aix-en-Provence
(2002) and Vienna
Aims and Scope
FGNancy provides a forum for the presentation of new and original
research on formal grammar, with particular regard to the application
of formal methods to natural language analysis.
Themes of interest include, but are not limited to,
Previous conferences in this series have welcomed papers from
a wide variety of frameworks.
- formal and computational phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics
- model-theoretic and proof-theoretic methods in linguistics;
- constraint-based and resource-sensitive approaches to grammar;
- learnability of formal grammar;
- integration of stochastic and symbolic models of grammar;
- foundational, methodological and architectural issues in grammar.
We are please to announce two invited talks by distinguished
- Glynn Morrill, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
On aphasic comprehension and working memory load (joint work with Anna
- Giorgio Satta,
University of Padua
Local Parallel Rewriting: Theory and Applications
You can now download the full proceedings or a 2-up lighter version.
A tentative program is available.
Accepted abstracts will be included in the conference
proceedings, to be distributed at the conference. Full, revised versions will also
be made available after the conference as CSLI Publications Online Proceedings.
Instructions for authors
See instructions here.
A conference dinner is planned for Saturday, August 7th, at
la Table du Bon Roi Stanislas. Price, 22.80 euros, not
Registration and accommodation
Registration will be handled by the ESSLLI local
organizers. Registration fee is Euro
20 for ESSLLI participants, Euro 50-60 for others (early/late). Fees include one
copy of the Proceedings. Accommodation will be handled by the ESSLLI
organizers only for participants of ESSLLI, and only for the period starting Saturday, August 7th. Other participants of
FGNancy are expected to arrange their own accommodation.
See the ESSLLI accommodation web page.
A note on accommodation
Amphitheater 1 (Room A1), Campus Scientifique, Nancy 1, France.
How to get there.
- March 10, 2004: Deadline for submissions
- May 1, 2004: Notification of acceptance
- June 5, 2004: Final version due
- August 7-8, 2004: Conference dates
- Chris Brew (Ohio State University) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Miriam Butt (Universität Konstanz) email@example.com
- David Chiang (University of Pennsylvania) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tim Fernando (Trinity College, Dublin) Tim.Fernando@cs.tcd.ie
- Philippe de Groote (LORIA, Nancy) Philippe.de.Groote@loria.fr
- Mark Hepple (University of Sheffield) M.Hepple@dcs.shef.ac.uk
- Makoto Kanazawa (University of Tokyo) email@example.com
- Jonas Kuhn (University of Texas at Austin) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Shalom Lappin (King's College, London) email@example.com
- Jens Michaelis (Universität Potsdam) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Guido Minnen (DaimlerChrysler AG) email@example.com
- Uwe Moennich (Universität Tübingen) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Stefan Mueller (Universität Bremen) Stefan.Mueller@cl.uni-bremen.de
- Mark-Jan Nederhof (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) email@example.com
- James Rogers (Earlham College) firstname.lastname@example.org
- Anoop Sarkar (Simon Fraser University) email@example.com
- Giorgio Satta (University of Padua) firstname.lastname@example.org
Formal Grammar organizing committee
- Gerhard Jaeger, University of Potsdam / Stanford University
- Paola Monachesi, OTS Utrecht
- Gerald Penn, University of Toronto
- Shuly Wintner, University of Haifa
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