Corpora: ILASH Workshop:Minority Languages & Computation

From: Ekaterini Pastra (
Date: Thu Apr 25 2002 - 12:10:53 MET DST

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    Dear all,

    The Institute for Language, Speech and Hearing (ILASH),
    University of Sheffield, would like to invite you to its
    half-day workshop on:


    DATE: Thursday, 09 May 2002
    TIME: 10:00 a.m
    VENUE: ILASH Suite, West Court, 2 Mappin Street, Sheffield, U.K.


    10:00 a.m Professor Yorick Wilks
                     University of Sheffield - ILASH Director
                     Welcome Speech

    10:15 a.m Dr. Nicholas Ostler
                     Foundation for Endagered Languages
                     "Storing and Accessing Minority Languages:
                     Approaches to the Problem Worldwide"

    11:00 a.m Discussion

    11:15 a.m Professor Tony McEnery
                     University of Lancaster
                     "The EMILLE Project" (exact title:TBA)

    12:00 p.m Discussion

    12:15 p.m Professor Harold Somers
                     "Computer Support for Patients with Limited English:
                     An Application of Language Engineering for Minority

    13:00 p.m Discussion
    13:15 p.m Closing

    A poster and more detailed information on the event can be found in the
    ILASH webpages:

    General Information on ILASH is available at:

    Maps of the University Precinct and the Sheffield City Centre can be
    found at:

    Please don't hesitate to contact me for any queries you might have,

    All Best,
    Katerina Pastra

    Katerina Pastra
    Research Assistant - ILASH Research Co-ordinator
    Natural Language Processing Group
    Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
    Regent Court - Room G35
    211 Portobello Street, Sheffield, U.K.
    Tel. +44 114 2221945
    Fax +44 114 2221810

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