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Friday, April 22, 2011 by Chris Wellekens

3-3-20 (2011-08-29) CfP 6th DGfS-CL Computational Linguistics Fall School 2011


6th DGfS-CL Computational Linguistics Fall School 2011

The Computational Linguistics Fall School is a biennial event for students who wish to
broaden their knowledge of techniques and methods used in natural language processing, in
particular of innovative and emerging fields in computational linguistics not
traditionally taught in standard degree programmes.

Date: August 29th - September 9th, 2011

Venue: University of Zurich, Switzerland

Scientific organizer: German Linguistic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für

Local organizer: Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland


Track 1: Computational Linguistics and Cultural Heritage
Lecturer: Dr. Michael Piotrowski (University of Zurich)

Track 2: Summarization and Generation: From 'Extracting' to 'Abstracting'
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Manfred Stede (University of Potsdam)

Track 3: Connectionist Modelling of Language and Cognitive Processes
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gert Westermann (Oxford Brookes University)

Track 4: Introduction to Tree Adjoining Grammar
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Laura Kallmeyer and Timm Lichte (Heinrich Heine University

Tracks are non-concurrent (i.e. any number of tracks can be booked). One lecture (90
minutes) in each track each weekday. Weekend 3/4 Sept.: Social programme (field trip).

Language: The language of instruction will be English.

ECTS: Each course is worth 4 ECTS credits (upon successful completion).

Credit certificates as well certificates of attendance will be issued by the Institute of
Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich.

You do not have to be a member of DGfS to attend the Fall School.

Dates and Fees:

    * Early Registration by May 15, 2011 (CHF 200.00)
    * Final Registration by June 30, 2011 (CHF 250.00)
    * On Site Registration possible (CHF 300.00)

Registration online through:

Grants: Ten grants (EUR 150 each, intended to cover part of the registration fee) are
available from DGfS for enrolled students. Please apply to the local organizers, with
proof of eligibility, by e-mail to (first come first served).

Additional grants (to cover part of the cost for accommodation) may become available

Accommodation: Cheap(ish) accommodation is available (see URL below). Please note

Additional information:

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