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From: Malgorzata Stys <Malgorzata.Stys@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 1997 14:51:02 +0100
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               SIXTH INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
        "CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS"
 
                    Tzigov Chark, Bulgaria
                        7-9 Sept'97
 
 http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html [Summer School]
 ________________________________________________________________
 
 
 
 The sixth summer school "Contemporary Topics in Computational
 Linguistics" immediately precedes the international conference
 "Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'97)"
 (11-13 Sept'97, same location). The school will continue its
 tradition of offering both introductory and advanced courses.
 The programme will consist of tutorials and short courses.
 
 
 LECTURERS
 
 * Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield)
         Information extraction
 
 * Sergei Nirenburg (University of New Mexico)
         Multi-Engine Machine Translation Environments
 
 * Pieter Seuren (Nijmegen University)
         Semantic Syntax
 
 * Branimir Boguraev (Apple Computer, Cupertino)
         Linguistically intensive content characterisation
 
 * Michael Zock (LIMSI, CNRS)
         Natural Language Generation
 
 * Harald Trost (Austrian Institute for AI)
         Computational morphology
 
 * Tony McEnery (Lancaster University)
         Corpus Linguistics
 
 * Ruslan Mitkov (University of Wolverhampton)
         Recent Developments in Anaphora resolution
 
 * Carlos Martin-Vide (University of Tarragona)
         Natural computation for natural language
 
 * Benjamin Tsou (City University of Hong Kong)
         Automatic abstracting
 
 For more information on the courses please check
 http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html
 
 
 LOCATION
 
 Tzigov Chark is a beautiful resort in the Rhodope Mountains on
 the shores of Batak Lake. It is approximately 145 km from Sofia,
 the capital of Bulgaria. A minibus will provide reasonably-priced
 transport between Sofia airport and the conference hotel.
 
 
 SUMMER SCHOOL VENUE

 
 The summer school will be held at the "Hotel Orpheus", Tzigov
 Chark.
 
 
 REGISTRATION FEES
 150 USD for industrial participants
 110 USD for academic staff
 80 USD for students
 
 
 ACCOMMODATION AND HALF-BOARD PRICES
 
 The following options are available:
 
 
 *Option 1
 
 Hotel Orpheus
 
 Accommodation and half-board (breakfast and lunch)
 
 40 USD a day (single room)
 30 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)
 
 
 *Option 2
 
 Guest house belonging to the Higher Medical Institute (VMI)
 Plovdiv (will be referred to in future correspondence as the
 VMI Guest House). The Guest House is within 2-3 minutes
 walking distance (amidst beautiful fir trees) from the "Hotel
 Orpheus".
 
 Accommodation and half-board (breakfast and lunch)
 
 20 USD a day (single room)
 15 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)
 
 
 *Option 3
 
 Accommodation at VMI Guest house, half-board at "Hotel Orpheus"
 
 30 USD a day (single room)
 25 USD a day (if sharing a twin-bedded room)
 
 
 Option 2 is contingent on the flexibility of the VMI guest
 house staff - two years ago they had fixed times for their
 meals which clashed with the conference programme. The local
 organisers are trying to sort this out: we shall inform you
 on this matter soon.
 
 If you would like to share a room, please let us know; would
 you please also specify if you wish to share the room with
 someone in particular.
 
 Accommodation capacity in both "Hotel Orpheus" and VMI guest
 house are limited: all reservations will be dealt with on a
 first-come, first-served basis.
 
 
 REGISTRATION
 
 We regret to inform you that the local organisers have
 difficulties in processing cheques and bank transfers.
 Neither can they accept credit card payments. You are
 therefore kindly requested to pay your registration
 fees and accommodation/half-board in cash on site.
 Any major currency will be accepted but preferably
 US dollars, German marks or British pounds.
 
 All participants are requested to complete the following
 registration form and send it to Victoria Arranz (victoria@ccl.umist.ac.uk).
 
 
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 REGISTRATION FORM
 
 
 * Personal details
 
 Names:
 Organisation:
 Country:
 Fax:
 Telephone:
 Email:
 
 
 * Accommodation and half-board
 
 Accommodation requested:
 
 Option 1
 Option 2
 Option 3
 
 (please delete as appropriate)
 
 
 Single room
 Double room (to be shared with another participant)
 
 (please delete as appropriate)
 
 
 I would like to share the room with
 
 (please delete as appropriate or specify name)
 
 
 For the period
 
 [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
 
 (please delete dates as appropriate)
 
 
 Amount (accommodation + half board) to be paid on site in cash
 
     USD / DM / GBP
 
 (please specify the amount you are going to pay in USD or
 the equivalent in German Marks or British Pounds)
 
 
 * Registration Fee
 
  Registration fee(s) applicable:
 
  USD for the conference
  USD for the summer school
 
 (please specify which registration fee(s) will be applicable
 in your case and delete if appropriate)
 
 Amount to be paid on site in cash
 
     USD / DM / GBP
 
 (please specify the amount you are going to pay in USD or
 the equivalent in German Marks or British Pounds)
 
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 Please reserve your accommodation as soon as possible.
 
 
 SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION
 
 For further information, if you wish to participate or exhibit
 books/software, please contact:
         - Victoria Arranz (victoria@ccl.umist.ac.uk)   or
         - Malgorzata Stys (m.stys@cl.cam.ac.uk)
 
 
 RELATED EVENTS
 
 The summer school will be followed by the International Conference
 "Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP'97)"
 (same location). For more information on the conference, visit
 http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/lab/nlp/ranlp/97.html
 
Received on Thursday, 7 August 1997 10:30:55 GMT

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