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Summer School: Scotland: ESSLLI 2005 Registration is Now Open

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  • Barbara H Partee
    ... From: Priscilla Rasmussen To: Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 12:59 AM Subject: Scotland:
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      From: "Priscilla Rasmussen" <rasmusse@...>
      To: <rasmusse@...>
      Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 12:59 AM
      Subject: Scotland: ESSLLI 2005 Registration is Now Open

      > ESSLLI 2005
      > 17th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
      > The annual summer school of FoLLI,
      > the Association for Logic, Language and Information.
      > Heriot-Watt University
      > Edinburgh, Scotland
      > 8-19 August, 2005
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      > Go to http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/esslli05/
      > and follow the registration page at:
      > http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/esslli05/give-page.php?17
      > (Note, this is during the Edinburgh famous international festival,
      > so accommodation must be reserved promptly to guarantee accommodation).
      > The main focus of ESSLLI is on the interface between linguistics,
      > logic and computation. The school has developed into an important
      > meeting place and forum for discussion for students, researchers and
      > IT professionals interested in the interdisciplinary study of Logic,
      > Language and Information.
      > ESSLLI courses cover a wide variety of topics within six areas of
      > interest: Logic, Computation, Language, Logic and Computation,
      > Computation and Language, Language and Logic.
      > Foundational courses aim to provide truly introductory courses into a
      > field. The courses presuppose absolutely no background knowledge. In
      > particular, they should be accessible to people from other
      > disciplines.
      > Introductory courses are intended to equip students and young
      > researchers with a good understanding of a field's basic methods and
      > techniques, and to allow experienced researchers from other fields to
      > acquire the key competences of neighboring disciplines, thus
      > encouraging the development of a truly interdisciplinary research
      > community.
      > Advanced courses are intended to enable participants to acquire more
      > specialized knowledge about topics they are already familiar with.
      > Workshops are intended to encourage collaboration and the
      > cross-fertilization of ideas by stimulating in-depth discussion of
      > issues which are at the forefront of current research in the field. In
      > these workshops, students and researchers can give presentations of
      > their research.
      > In addition to courses and workshops there are evening lectures, a
      > student session and a number of satellite events (to be announced
      > later). The aim of the student session is to provide Masters and PhD
      > students with an opportunity to present their own work to a
      > professional audience, thereby getting informed feedback on their own
      > results. Unlike workshops, the student session is not tied to any
      > specific theme.
      > Looking forward to seeing you at ESSLLI 2005 in beautiful Edinburgh
      > during the impressive Edinburgh international festival (see
      > http://www.eif.co.uk/festival2005/)
      > Fairouz Kamareddine (ESSLLI 2005 organising chair) and
      > FOLLI (the Association for Logic, Language and Information)
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