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Computational Linguistics for the New Millennium:
Divergence or Synergy?

An International Symposium held at the International Science Forum (IWH) of the Ruprecht-Karl-University Heidelberg, 21-22 July, 2000

Thursday, 20.7.2000

19.00Welcome, 'Brezelessen'

Friday, 21.7.2000

Chair: Ralf Klabunde
Director of the International Science Forum Heidelberg, Prof. Dr. Dr. Michael Welker Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik Dean of the Faculty of Philology, Prof. Dr. Edgar Radtke
10:15Khurshid Ahmad (University of Surrey)
Writing science of linguist(ic)s
11:00Karin Haenelt (Gesellschaft für Mathematische Datenverarbeitung, Darmstadt)
A context-based approach towards content processing of electronic documents
11:45Juri Apresjan & Igor Boguslavsky (Academy of Sciences, Moscow)
Lexical Functions in NLP: possible uses
14:00Jürgen Handke (University of Marburg)
2000 and beyond. The potential of the new technologies in linguistics
14:45Piek Vossen (Sail-Labs, Antwerpen)
Computational linguistices for theory and practice (The value of truth in academic and commercial NLP: Does the user know what he needs, because we need the user?)
15:30Wolfgang Menzel (University of Hamburg)
Theory and applications in Computational Linguistics - Is there common ground?
16:30-18:00Round Table Discussion:
Degrees and Curricula: Toward an International Standard in Computational Linguistics chaired by Peter Hellwig
20:00Dinnerbuffet at the Forum

Saturday, 22.7.2000

Chair: Heinz-Detlev Koch
9:00Hubert Lehmann (Linguatec, Heidelberg)
Practical machine translation and linguistic theory
9:45Hans Uszkoreit (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Saarbrücken)
Language in knowledge technology (or was it the other way around?)
10:45Robert Porzel & Michael Strube (European Media Lab, Heidelberg)
Towards context adaptive natural language processing systems
11:30Nicoletta Calzolari (University of Pisa)
Language Resources in a multilingual Setting: the European perspective
14:00Eva Hajicova & Petr Sgall (University of Prague)
Are linguistic frameworks comparable?
14:45Antonio Sanfilippo (European Commission, Luxembourg)
Language technologies for the information society: a European perspective
15:45-17:00Final Discussion