11th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
Abbreviated Title: 
MOL 11
University of Bielefeld
Thursday, 20 August 2009 to Friday, 21 August 2009
Submission Deadline: 
Sunday, 15 March 2009

Full Title: 11th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language
Short Title: MOL 11

Date: 20-Aug-2009 - 21-Aug-2009
Location: University of Bielefeld, Germany
Contact Person: Christian Ebert
Web Site: http://www.molweb.org/mol11/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

MOL 11
University of Bielefeld
August 20/21, 2009

Second Call for Papers

MOL 11 is the 11th Meeting on the Mathematics of Language, to be held at
the University of Bielefeld in Germany on August 20/21, 2009.
MoL meetings are organized biennially by the Association for Mathematics of
Language, which is a Special Interest Group of the Association for
Linguistics. The location of the meeting usually alternates between Europe
the U.S. Previous meetings were held at UCLA (2007), the University of
(2005), and the University of Indiana (2003).

Aims and Scope:
MOL (Mathematics of Language) is a biannual conference devoted to the
mathematical study of languages and linguistics. Contributions to all areas
this field are welcome. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- complexity and generative capacity of languages
- formal analysis of linguistic theories and frameworks
- model-theoretic and proof-theoretic methods in linguistics
- mathematical foundations of statistical and stochastic approaches to
- formal models of language use and language change

Invited Speakers:
Andras Kornai (MetaCarta, Cambridge/MA)
Giorgio Satta (University of Padua)

Submission Details
We invite submissions of extended abstracts of maximally 8 pages (A4 or
12pt single spaced). The material must be original and previously
Parallel submissions to other conferences is possible but must be indicated
the submission. The material that is covered in the abstract must be
in length and content to be presented in a 30-minute talk. Submissions must
made before *March 15* via a dedicated website that will be put in place in
course. Please check http://www.molweb.org/ for further information.

Social Program:
A conference dinner is planned for Thursday, August 20. Details will be
announced in due course.

Important Dates:
- Conference: 20/21 August
- Submission: 15 March
- Notification: 30 May
- Pre-proceedings version: 15 July

Local Organizers:
Gerhard Jaeger, Marcus Kracht, Christian Ebert & Jens Michaelis (all

Program Committee:
Patrick Blackburn
Philippe de Groote
Aravind Joshi
Stefan Kepser
Greg Kobele
Andras Kornai
Natasha Kurtonina
Michael Moortgat
Larry Moss
Dick Oehrle
Gerald Penn
Wiebke Petersen
Sylvain Pogodalla
Ed Stabler
Hans-Joerg Tiede