MCFG+2

Nara, September 9–10, 2011

MOL 12 will be followed by the Second Workshop on Multiple Context-Free Grammars and Related Formalisms (MCFG+2), which will be held in the same neighborhood, September 9–10, 2011. MCFG+2 is a sequel to the MCFG+ workshop that was held in October 2010 at the National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo.  The venue of MCFG+2 is Nara International Seminar House.

Update (September 15, 2011): The PDF files of the presentations are available here.

Program

September 9

09:30 – 10:30 Hiroyuki Seki (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Multiple Context-Free Grammars: Basic Properties and Complexity
11:00 – 12:00 Greg Kobele (University of Chicago)
Mildly Context-Sensitive Grammar Formalisms: Convergence and Linguistic Motivations
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Jens Michaelis (Bielefeld University)
Equivalence with Minimalist Grammars
15:30 – 16:30 Makoto Kanazawa (National Institute of Informatics)
Two Subhierarchies Inside the MCFLs

September 10

09:30 – 10:30 Sylvain Salvati (LaBRI)
MCFG and Higher Order Grammars
11:00 – 12:00 Makoto Kanazawa (National Institute of Informatics)
Pumping
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Sylvain Salvati (LaBRI)
MIX
15:30 – 16:30 Ryo Yoshinaka (Hokkaido University)
Learning
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