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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Workshop: Multilinguality in Retrieval, Search and Lexicography
From:   Lina Henriksen
Email:   lina_(on)_cst.dk
Date received:   30 Mar 2007
Start date:   26 Apr 2007

Workshop: The Automatic Treatment of Multilinguality in Retrieval, Search and Lexicography Place: University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 128, 2300 Copenhagen S Room: 23.4.39 Date: Thursday 26 April, 2007 Multilingual information retrieval is currently a research topic attracting much international attention. In the Nordic countries where almost everybody has passive knowledge of their neighbours’ languages information retrieved in a language different from the query language is a particularly interesting phenomenon. Therefore, the Nordic Council of Ministers has initiated some research projects aiming at the development of automatic methods for developing bi- and multi-lingual dictionaries and terminologies to be used in cross-lingual search and retrieval. The aim of this workshop is to discuss the results of these research projects and other new and ongoing research in this area with external experts and other specialists with interest in dictionary and terminology construction and multilingual search and retrieval. Workshop fee Participation in the workshop and lunch are free of charge. Registration For participation in the workshop please send an email to Lina Henriksen, lina_(on)_cst.dk lina_(on)_cst.dk> with information about name(s) of participant(s) and institution/organization. Only a limited number of participants can be accomodated - registrations will be confirmed in the order they arrive. Please register for the workshop by 20 April. Preliminary programme 10.15-10.30, Introduction, Bente Maegaard, University of Copenhagen 10.30-11.15, Keynote speech, Hans Uszkoreit, DFKI, Saarbrücken 11.15-11.45, Viggo Kann, University of Stockholm 11.45-12.15, Bootstrapping a Norwegian-Danish Computational lexicon for Interlingua based MT, Eckhard Bick, Southern Denmark University 12.15-13.15, Lunch 13.15-13.45, CrossExpander - A Self-adapting Module for Local Cross-lingual Information Retrieval, Jürgen Wedekind, University of Copenhagen 13.45-14.15, TvärSök - Using Uplug and SiteSeeker to construct a cross language search engine using the parallel news at the Nordiska council, Hercules Dalianis, KTH, Stochholm 14.15-14.45, Bernt Bremdal, CognIT, Oslo 14.45-15.15, speaker to be confirmed 15.15-15.30, Break 15.30-16.15, Discussion, ideas for future work After the Easter holidays workshop information will be updated regularly at www.cst.dk <http://www.cst.dk> _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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