Lexicom 2007

7th Annual Workshop in Lexicography and Lexical Computing

to be held at Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
June 4th-8th 2007

Led by the Lexicography MasterClass: Sue Atkins, Adam Kilgarriff and Michael Rundell, Lexicom is an intensive one-week workshop, where seminars on theoretical issues alternate with practical sessions at the computer, working in small groups, each person with his/her own computer.



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Wednesday
Outing - Brno sightseeing, meeting 16.30 at Hotel Slovan
Course Dinner - 18.00, wine cellar U Andersena, Slovakova 8

Travel information

See the general travel information about the city of Brno and the information how to reach Brno.

It is possible to fly directly to Brno from London Stansted and Munich.

Information on South Moravian Integrated Public Transport System


Topics

  1. designing and building text corpora
  2. software for analyzing corpus data
  3. designing and using dictionary databases
  4. Frame Semantics and its application to lexicography
  5. corpus analysis: discovering word senses, recording contextual information
  6. writing entries for dictionaries & lexicons

The workshop also includes two 'master classes': one in advanced corpus-based lexicography (including bilingual entries) and the other in lexical computing.

Who the course is for

The workshop is suitable for people with a background in one or more of the following:

  • lexicography
  • linguistics
  • computational linguistics
  • computer support for dictionary projects
  • translation
  • terminologists

Accommodation

Hotel Slovan is situated near the workshop venue. Please, write "Lexicom" to the "Remarks" field at an online reservation form.

Prices apply to one room per night, including buffet breakfast and 5% VAT

Participants will pay by cash or credit card at their arrival.

Low budget accommodation in a students' dormitory is also available. Students' dormitory Vinarska/Hotel Garni (see the map) is situated about 20 minutes by tram from the workshop venue.
Prices apply to one room per night, including breakfast and VAT. Participants will pay by cash at their arrival.

single roomdouble room
student class600 CZK (21 EUR)800 CZK (29 EUR)
hotel class750 CZK (27 EUR)900 CZK (32 EUR)

A list of other accommodation options is here.


If you need more information about the Workshop, contact Lexicom 2007 Organizing Committee (lexicom2007@aurora.fi.muni.cz).