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From: OrfeO <orfeo@impsat1.com.ar>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 14:33:49 -0300
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To: Summer School on Information Extraction <kerberos.info.utovrm.it@kerberos.info.utovrm.it>
CC: scie1997@info.utovrm.it
Summer School on Information Extraction wrote:
> 
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> Dear Colleague, please find enclosed the first announcement of the summer
> school on information extraction SCIE-97 that will take place next july.
> 
> I am sorry for the inconvenience that a multiple reception of this message
> could have caused.
> 
> Best Regards, Maria Teresa Pazienza
> 
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> 
> FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT
> ==================
> 
> SUMMER SCHOOL ON INFORMATION EXTRACTION (SCIE-97)
> 
> University of Roma, Tor Vergata, Villa Mondragone
> Frascati, Roma, Italy, 14-19 July 1997
> 
> The Artificial Intelligence group of the Department of Computer Science,
> Systems and Production of the University of Roma, Tor Vergata, in cooperation
> with the Italian Association of Artifical Intelligence (AI*IA),  is pleased to
> announce the first Summer School on Information Extraction 1997 (SCIE-97), to
> be held in Frascati, Roma, Italy, on 14-19, July .
> 
> Aim of the school is to bring together researchers and practicioners of the
> different scientific areas involved in Information Extraction (Natural Language
> Processing, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Statistics, ...) to
> stress
> its multidisciplinary nature.
> 
> The increasing availability of new information trasmission technologies demands
> new and more personal information filtering methods: in fact it is obvious that
> it is not the amount of information that gives the value but the possibility to
> access it at the right time and in the most suitable form.
> 
> The need of users  to have filtered access to a mass of multi-media information
> by means of a personalised information profile, induced a growing effort in
> industries and state-owned organizations (e.g. academia) in launching projects
> to develop systems satisfying these requirements. Fully developed  systems
> should provide the user with filtered information, that is direct access to
> pertinent data among huge data flows. This has the benefits, from the users'
> viewpoint, to dramatically reduce the necessary browsing time.
> 
> Information extraction is a crucial need in several IT areas (e.g. document
> management, access to full text databases, or navigation in texts) and its
> successful application will be a relevant progress towards the future
> information society.
> 
> The Summer School on Information Extraction (SCIE-97) aims to put together
> advanced contributions to studies and projects on Information Extraction from
> the different involved areas.
> 
> The school is organized as a set of technical courses held by international
> experts in the field, on the main scientific IE themes. Technical
> demonstrations of current IE technologies and systems will be also held at the
> school. Specific workshops are planned to favor the  cooperative discussion
> among specialists and fellows.
> 
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> 
> A preliminary list of invited teachers as well as the related course subjects
> follows:
> 
> 1)-Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield)
>  "Information Extraction: methodological and technological issues"
> 
> 2)-Bran Boguraev (Apple Computer -Cupertino)
>  "Terminology identification and extraction"
> 
> 3)-Greg Grefenstette (Rank Xerox Research  -Grenoble, France )
> "Quantitative methods for NLP driven IR"
> 
> 4)-Ralph Grishman (University of New York)
> "Processing sublanguages"
> 
> 5)-Alan Smeaton (University of Dublino)
> "Language processing and Large scale Information retrieval"
> 
> 6)-Nicola Guarino (LADSEB-CNR Padova)
> "Formal onthology for knowledge sharing and integration"
> 
> 7)-Lorenza Saitta (University of Torino)
> "Unsupervised and Supervised learning"
> 
> 8)-Sophie Cluet (INRIA, Parigi)
> "Methods and tools for data base management of structured documents"
> 
> ============================================================================
> 
> The Program Commettee is composed by:
> 
> #       prof. Maristella Agosti (Univ. of Padova)
> #       prof. Paolo Atzeni (Univ. of Roma III)
> #       prof. Luigia Carlucci Aiello (Univ. of Roma "La Sapienza")
> #       prof. Floriana Esposito (Univ. of Bari)
> #       prof. Maria Teresa Pazienza (Univ. of Roma, Tor Vergata) (chair)
> 
> The following institutions already confirmed their support to SCIE-97 :
> 
> - ESA (European Space Agency)
> - Fondazione Ugo Bordoni
> - Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA)
> 
> Other institutions are planning a specific support:
> 
> - European Community (EC)
> - National Research Council - CNR
> - ENEA
> 
> Participants will be fully informed about the current status of the art during
> one week of plenary courses and workshops in the pleasant atmosphere of the
> historical city of Frascati (very close to Rome - Italy).
> >From February 1997 onwards the final programme will be available.Keep checking
> our w3 pages (http://babele.info.utovrm.it/~scie97)
> 
> Local Organization
> 
> - R. Basili (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata)
> - M. Di Nanni (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata)
> - G. Pedani (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata)
> - M. Vindigni (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata)
> 
> School e-mail: scie97@info.utovrm.it
> 
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> SCIE-97
> Summer School on Information Extraction
> University of Roma, Tor Vergata
> Via della Ricerca Scientifica
> 00133 ROMA (ITALY)
> tel +39 6 72594488/4484
> fax +39 6 2020519
> mailto:scie97@info.utovrm.it
> http://babele.info.utovrm.it/~scie97
> 
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