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SSLST 2011 - INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN Language and Speech Technologies, August 29 - September 2 2011, Tarragona, Spain

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Post by sergio on Mon 30 May 2011, 02:42

SSLST 2011 - INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN Language and Speech Technologies August 29 - September 2 2011
Tarragona, Spain

SSLST 2011
The School offers a broad and intensive series of lectures on language and speech technologies at different levels. They are addressed to advanced undergraduate and graduate students. They can choose their preferred courses according to their interests and background. Instructors are top names in their respective fields. The School intends to help students initiate their career in research.

Addressed to
Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world. Most appropriate degrees include: Computer Science and Linguistics. Other students (for instance, from Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or Philosophy) are welcome too.

Courses and Professors
- Walter Daelemans (Antwerpen), Computational Stylometry [advanced, 4 hours]
- Robert Dale (Macquarie), Automated Writing Assistance: Grammar Checking and Beyond [intermediate, 8 hours]
- Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton), Computational Lexical Semantics [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]
- Ralph Grishman (New York), Information Extraction [intermediate, 8 hours]
- Daniel Jurafsky (Stanford), Computational Extraction of Social and Interactional Meaning [introductory/advanced, 8 hours]
- Chin-Hui Lee (Georgia Tech), A Short Course on Digital Speech Processing and Applications [intermediate, 8 hours]
- Yuji Matsumoto (Nara), Syntax and Parsing: Phrase Structure and Dependency Parsing [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]
- Diana Maynard (Sheffield), Text Mining [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]
- Dan Roth (Urbana-Champaign), Predicting Structures in NLP: Constrained Conditional Models and Integer Linear Programming in NLP [intermediate/advanced, 8 hours]

School Paper
On a voluntary basis, within 6 months after the end of the School, students will be expected to draft an individual or jointly-authored research paper on a topic covered during the classes under the guidance of the lecturing staff.

They are variable, depending on the number of courses each student takes.
The rule is:
1 hour =
10 euros (for payments until June 5, 2011),
15 euros (for payments after June 5, 2011).

Important Dates
Announcement of the programme: April 21, 2011
Starting of the registration: April 25, 2011
Early registration deadline: June 5, 2011
Starting of the School: August 29, 2011
End of the School: September 2, 2011

For further information and registrations, please visit Summer School's website here


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