Workshop on Textual and Lexical Issues at COLING-90

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Workshop on Textual and Lexical Issues at COLING-90

Don Walker
                     9-12 Sunday, 19 August 1990
                   At COLING-90, Helsinki, FINLAND

                [Check at registration for location]

Work in computational linguistics is becoming increasingly sensitive
to the need for natural language data.  Data are critical for theory
formulation, for the development of practical applications in the
language industries, and, in particular, for the evaluation of
computational linguistics as a whole.  Of particular interest from
this point of view are recent activities concerned with the collection
of text files, with the creation of lexical data and knowledge
bases, and with the development of ways to increase the ability to
reuse and share both data and tools.  The results will increase
the possibility and likelihood of cooperation across a broad range
of areas in computational linguistics.

This workshop will provide an open and informal forum within which
these activities are discussed and their relationship to current
research and development established.  The results will be reported
on during COLING-90.  There are no restrictions on participation
and there is no need to register specifically for the workshop.

For further information, before 10 August contact:

                Dr. Donald E. Walker
                Bellcore, MRE 2A379
                445 South Street, Box 1910
                Morristown, NJ 07960-1910, USA
                Phone:    (+1 201) 829-4312
                Fax:      (+1 201) 455-1931
                Internet: [hidden email]

After 10 August, contact:

Dr. Hans Karlgren Prof. Fred Karlsson
KVAL Department of General Linguistics
Skeppsbron 26 University of Helsinki
S-111 30 Stockholm, SWEDEN Vuorikatu 5 B, Hallituskatu 11
Phone:    +46 8 7896683 SF-00100 Helsinki, FINLAND
Fax:      +46 8 7969639 Phone:       +358 0 1913512
Telex:    15440 kval s Fax:         +358 0 653726
Internet: [hidden email] Earn/Bitnet: karlsson@finuh
Bitnet:   [hidden email]