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Final Programme

TUESDAY 26 MARCH 1996

9.00 : Registration + Coffee
9.45 : Opening by Prof. M. Debrock, Head of the Linguistics Department

Session 1 - AECMA SE: definition, tools, user experiences

10.00 : Gordon Farrington (British Aerospace Airbus - UK)
AECMA Simplified English: an Overview of the International Aircraft Maintenance Language
10.45 : Richard H. Wojcik & Heather Holmback (Boeing - USA)
Getting a Controlled Language Off the Ground at Boeing
11.10 : Grégoire Clémencin (GSI-ERLI - FR)
Integration of a CL-checker in an Operational SGML Authoring Environment: Methodological and Technical Issues
11.35 : Kathleen Barthe (Aerospatiale - FR)
EUROCASTLE - A User's Experience with Prototype AECMA SE Checkers

12.00 : Lunch Break and demonstration time

Session 2 - Non-AECMA SE: definitions, tools, user experiences

13.35 : Pim van der Eijck, Michiel de Koning & Gert van der Steen(CAP Volmac - NL)
Controlled Language Correction and Translation
14.00 : Eric H. Nyberg, 3rd & Teruko Mitamura (CMT, Carnegie Mellon University - USA)
Controlled Language and Knowledge-Based Machine Translation: Principles and Practice
14.25 : Phil Hayes, Steve Maxwell & Linda Schmandt (Carnegie Group - USA)
Controlled English Advantages for Translated and Original English Documents
14.50 : Shona Douglas & Matthew Hurst(University of Edinburgh - UK)
Controlled Language Support for Perkins Approved Clear English (PACE)

15.15 : Coffee Break and Demonstration Time

15.40 : Linda Means & Kurt Godden (General Motors - USA)
The Controlled Automotive Service Language (CASL) Project
16.10 : Eduard Johnson (Prolingua - UK)
LinguaNet (TM) - Controlling Police Communication
16.35 : Norbert E. Fuchs & Rolf Schwitter (University of Zuerich - CH)
Attempto Controlled English (ACE)
17.00: Patrick Goyvaerts (Alcatel Telecom - BE)
Controlled English, Curse or Blessing? - A User's Perspective
17.30 - 18.15 : Demonstration Time

19.00 : Workshop dinner

WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH 1996

Session 3 - Other CLs than SE: definitions, tools, user experiences

09.30 : Stefanie Schachtl (Siemens ZFE - DE)
Requirements for Controlled German in Industrial Applications
09.55 : Gerd Janssen, Gerhard Mark & Bernd Dobbert (Star Germany - DE)
Simplified German - A practical approach to documentation and translation
10.20 : Anna Sågvall Hein (Uppsala Universitet - SE) & Ingrid Almqvist (Scania CV AB - SE)
Defining Scania Swedish - a controlled language for truck maintenance

10.45 : Coffee Break and Demonstration Time

Session 4 - Controlled language in perspective: broader issues

11.15 : Heather Holmback, Serena Shubert & Jan Spyridakis(Boeing & University of Washington - USA)
Issues in Conducting Empirical Evaluations of Controlled Language
11.40 : Frederik Fouvry & Lorna Balkan (University of Essex - UK)
Test Suites for Controlled Language Checkers
12.05 : Eva Dauphin & Veronika Lux (Aerospatiale - FR)
Corpora Studies: a Contribution to the Definition of a Controlled Language

12.30 : Lunch break

14.00 : Isobel Heald & Rémi Zajac (New Mexico State University - USA)
Syntactic and Semantic Problems in the Use of a Controlled Language
14.25 : Flora Ramirez Bustamente & Fernando Sanchez-Leon (University Carlos III & Free University, Madrid - ES)
Is Linguistic Information Enough for Grammar Checking?

14.50 : Coffee Break and Demonstration Time

15.15 : Geert Adriaens (Siemens Nixdorf & University of Leuven - BE)
SECC: Using Text Structure Information to Improve Checker Quality and Coverage
15.40 : Stephen Pulman (SRI Cambridge - UK)
Controlled Language for Knowledge Representation

16.05 : Farewell reception


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