Category Archives: Meetings

Announcements for out (mostly) weekly lab meetings.

LLI Meeting: Nov 16, 2013

This week, we have Sebastien Plante presenting to us his current research on “Defining Light Verb Construction Classes in English”. The abstract is provided below: Abstract:  “The literature recognizes a type of complex predicate often named “light verb constructions” (LVC), … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Nov 11, 2013

This Monday, November 11th, 2013, we have Aysegul Kutlu presenting to us one of her many research topics: “Typological Differences in Late-Bilinguals: The Case of Turkish-English Bilinguals”. Abstract:Simultaneous (conference) interpreting is a complex skill involving language comprehension and production in … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Nov 4, 2013

This Monday, November 4th, we have Matthew Darling presenting his research on “Automatic morphological segmentation of indigenous languages”: Abstract: Over the summer, I worked with a research group at the University of Alberta working to develop software that identifies cognates. … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Oct 21, 2013

LLI resumes this Monday, Oct. 21st, with our very own Raj Singh presenting his (joint) research with Roni Katzir. Title: Hurford disjunctions: embedded exhaustification and structural economy Abstract: Hurford’s Constraint, which bans disjunctions in which one disjunct entails the other, has … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Oct 7, 2013

This week we will have two presentations: Andrew McKishnie and Amir Anvari. Andrew’s talk Title: Depictives in East Slavic: Two Cases, How Many Structures? Abstract: This paper investigates depictive predication in East Slavic languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian). These languages are … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Sep 30, 2013

We have Adam Stone presenting to us his current research (with Ida) on “Vowel Quantity and Text-to-Speech (TTS) Synthesis”: The purpose of this presentation will be to discuss a potential thesis topic in the area of acoustic phonology and speech … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: Sep 23, 2013

This week we will have a continuation of Tabish’s talk on “Proper Names”. As usual, we will meet from 2:30-4pm in VSIM 5220.

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LLI Meeting: Sep 16, 2013

This is a reminder that we will have our LLI Lab meeting tomorrow (Monday,  Sep, 16th) at 2:30 pm – 4 pm in VSIM 5220. Tabish will be speaking on “Proper Names”.

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LLI Meeting: Sep 9, 2013

Now that we have selected our LLI Meeting time for this semester as Mondays from 2:30-4pm, we will be settling into our meeting location soon. For now, this week’s meeting will be in Dunton Tower 1524. This week we will … Continue reading

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LLI Meeting: May 24, 2013

This week in LLI Paul Melchin and Rob Truswell from University of Ottawa will give a dry run of their CLA talk, titled: “Noun phrases and non-projecting heads”. The talk will be from 11am-12:30pm in DT 2203.

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