ELSNET in Wonderland

25-27 March 1998
Soesterberg, The Netherlands


Wednesday, March 25:

11:00-12:30 REGISTRATION 12:30-14:00 LUNCH Session 1: The Wonderland Concept 14:00-14:30 Opening: Steven Krauwer 14:30-15:00 The LE Showcase: Tony Hegarty 15:00-15:30 Ole Bernsen 15:30-16:00 Joana Lipeikiene 16:00-16:30 BREAK Session 2: Training 16:30-17:00 Gerrit Bloothooft 17:00-17:30 Dan Tufis 17:30-18:00 Serge Yablonski 18:00-18:30 Ernst Buchberger 18:30-19:30 BREAK 19:30 DINNER

Thursday, March 26:

09:00-09:30 New ways of networking (Ole Bernsen) Session 3A: Session 3B: Speech Tools Information Services 09:30-10:00 Rolf Carlson Vera Semenova 10:00-10:30 George Kokkinakis Franciska de Jong 10:30-11:00 Louis Pols Paolo Baggia 11:00-11:30 BREAK Workshops: 11:30-13:00 Training, Tools, Services 13:00-14:30 LUNCH Session 4A: Session 4B: Multilinguality Resources 14:30-15:00 John Tait Elena Paskaleva 15:00-15:30 Vangelis Karkaletsis Ryszard Gubrynowicz 15:30-16:00 Antonio Rubio Kiril Ribarov 16:00-16:30 Eric Gaussier Kyriakos Sgarbas 16:30-17:00 BREAK Workshops: 17:00-19:00 Multilinguality, Resources 19:00-20:00 BREAK 20:00 BANQUET

Friday, March 27:

Session 5A: Session 5B: Session 5C: Eastern Europe Topical Workshop Synthesis 09:00-09:30 Eastern Europe Walter Daelemans (only for workshop 09:30-10:00 (Steven Krauwer) Gabriel Lopes reporters) 10:00-10:30 BREAK Session 6: 10:30-11:30 Workshop Reports - Training - Tools - Multilinguality - Services - Resources 11:30-12:30 ELSNET Meeting 12:30-13:00 Summing up 13:00 Closing 13:00-14:00 LUNCH


Niels Ole Bernsen:
"ELSNET in Wonderland"
Joana Lipeikiene and Laimutis Telksnys:
"Lithuania on the Way to the Multilingual Information Society"
Dan Tufis:
"Electronic Courses: Towards Unified Curricula in Language and Speech Technology Education"
Serge A. Yablonsky:
"Development of a Computer Assisted Russian Language Learning System on the ELSNET WWW Server"
Ernst Buchberger:
"Electronic NLP Courses -- Facts and Prospects"
Rolf Carlson, Bjorn Granstrom, Joakim Gustafson, Erland Levin and Kare Sjolander:
"Hands-on Speech Technology on the Web"
G. Kokkinakis and E. Dermatas:
"A WEB Lab for demonstrating and experimenting with Speech & Language Technology"
Louis C.W. Pols, Jan P.H. van Santen, Masanobu Abe, Alan Black, David House, Mark Liberman and Zhibiao Wu:
"Easy Access via a TTS Website to Mono- and Multilingual Text-to-Speech Systems"
Vera Semenova, Christian Fluhr, Sergei Golubchik, Galina Sushkova and Viktor Veselago:
"What treasures are hidden in Russian scientific magazines and how to find them?"
Franciska de Jong:
"Human Language as ELSNET Interlingua: Intelligent Multimedia Indexing"
Paolo Baggia, Giuseppe Castagneri and Morena Danieli:
"Recent Results From a Field Trial of the ARISE Italian System for Train Table Inquiries"
John Tait:
"A Position Paper on Multilingual Communication Systems"
E.A. Karkaletsis and C.D. Spyropoulos:
"Towards a User Friendly Information Society"
Antonio J. Rubio and Pedro Garcia:
"On the Elimination of Language Barriers in Electronic Communications"
Eric Gaussier:
"Towards an Interactive Multilingual Environment"
Ryszard Gubrynowicz:
"The Polish Speech Database for Recognition and Synthesis Systems"
Kiril Ribarov and Petr Sgall:
"The Micro and the Macro of Linguistic Description"
Kyriakos N. Sgarbas, Nikos D. Fakotakis and George K. Kokkinakis:
"WATCHER: An Intelligent Agent for Automatic Extraction of Language Resources from the Internet"
Walter Daelemans, Antal van den Bosch, Jakub Zavrel, Sabine Buchholz and Bertjan Busser:
"Rapid Development of NLP Modules with Memory-Based Learning"
J.G. Pereira Lopes:
"Overcoming Incomplete Lexical Information"

Steven Krauwer, (steven.krauwer@let.uu.nl)
Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht, The Netherlands
tel +31 30 253 6050; fax +31 30 253 6000
[last change: 04-08-2000]