8th Conference on Computational Lexicography and Text Research


Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Research Institute for Linguistics

Budapest, Hungary

1068 Benczúr u. 33

17-18 June 2005


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The 8th Conference on Computational Lexicography and Text Research is organised in the Research Institute for Linguistics of the HAS (1068 Budapest Benczúr u. 33).


How to get to the institute?




Bp. Nyugati pu. (Western Railway Station)

Take tram number 4 or 6 for one stop to Oktogon square. Then change to the underground towards Mexikói út (street). Get off at Bajza utca (street). After a short walk in Andrássy út to Munkácsy Mihály utca, turn right and go on until Benczúr utca. The institute is just opposite, next to Hotel Benczur.

Bp. Keleti pu. (Eastern Railway Station)

Take trolleybus no. 78 to the corner of Városligeti fasor and Bajza utca. From there go on Bajza utca to Benczúr utca. After turning right it is another 3 minutes walk.

Bp. Déli pu. (Southern Railway Station)

Take underground no. 2 (red) to Deák tér (square), then change to the underground (yellow) and get off at Bajza utca. Go on Andrássy út until Munkácsy Mihály utca, there after turning right go on until Benczúr utca.

The institute is just opposite, next to Hotel Benczur.

From the airport we suggest you to use the minibus service. For two our three people it is worth to share a taxi.




Please fill in and return the form below:


Júlia Pajzs (


Research Institute for Linguistics

Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Budapest H-1068 Hungary Benczúr u 33.

Phone:  (36 1) 32 14 830

Fax:                 (36 1) 32 29 297




17-18 June 2005

Budapest, Hungary
















The registration fee of the conference is 120 Euro, which includes a copy of the proceedings, lunches on Friday and Saturday, the reception on Friday and refreshments during the brakes.

To register, please, return the attached registration form and send the  registration fee  to the bank account of the institute:

IBAN: HU40 1003 2000 0173 1732 0000 0000

Swift code:MANEHUHB

Magyar Nemzeti Bank ‘Hungarian National Bank’

1850 Budapest Szabadság tér 8-9.

Name of account holder: MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet ‘Research Institute for Linguistics Hungarian Academy of Sciences’

Please, mark clearly that the payment is intended for the COMPLEX conference.



Facilities for speakers


Overhead projector and a notebook with PowerPoint will be available.


Speakers have 30 minutes for their talk including discussion.










Friday, 17th June, 2005.


8.00 Registration


9.00 - 10.00    Opening: Ferenc Kiefer

Keynote spekaer: Patrick Hanks
Metaphors and Meanings: a Lexicographical Approach to Corpus Analysis. 


Coffe Break


10.20 – 12.20

Ulrich Heid - Julia Ritz: Extracting collocations and their contexts from corpora.


Leo Wanner - Bernd Bohnet - Margarita Alonso - Nancy Vazquez: The True, Deep Happiness:  Towards the Automatic Semantic Classification of Adjective-Noun Collocations

Margarita Alonso Ramos: Semantic Description of Collocations in a Lexical Database


Mario Brdar What is compatible with what? Or, Reducing the collocational chaos in the predicate-argument structure, with a little help from metonymy


Lunch at the Hotel Benczúr


14. 00 -15.30

Oddrun Grřnvik: Norsk Ordbok 2014 from manuscript to datebase – standard gains and growing pains
Eveline Wandl-Vogt: From paper slips to the electronic archive  90 years of lexicographic work at the Wörterbuch der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich (WBÖ)


Jana Klímová - Karel Oliva.- Karel Pala: Czech Lexical Database - First Stage

Coffee break
16.00 – 18.00

John van der Voort van der Kleij: Reverse Lemmatizing of the Dictionary of Middle Dutch (1885-1929) Using Pattern Matching


Melita Aleksa - Robert Wolosz: Development of a New Implementation of the Unification- Based Morphological Analyzer HUMOR for the Croatian Language


Margareta Kastberg: Lexicotext, Or How To Use A Statistical Tool In Dictionary Compilation.


Tadeusz Piotrowski- Krysztof Szafran: The dictionary of Polish of the 16th century and the computer: from paper to a (structured) file



18.30   Welcome Garden Party at the institute.


Saturday, 18th June, 2005.

9.00 -11.00

Silvie Cinková - Zdeněk Žabortsky: Treating Support Verb Constructions in a Lexicon: Swedish-Czech Combinatorial Valency Lexicon of Predicate Nouns


Jřrg Asmussen - Bjarne Řrsnes: Adapting valency frames from The Danish Dictionary to an LFG lexicon


Antonio Vaquero – F. Sánchez  Developing Dictionary Databases as Lexical Data Bases


Maarten Janssen MorDebe vs. Dictionary Databases


Coffee break


11.15 – 12.45

Włodzimierz Sobkowiak: Phonolapsological similarity and equivalence in the English lexicon – automatic derivation of a Phonetic Difficulty Index (PDI) from a lexical database


Marco Tomatis: Computational aspects of an automatic recognizer of Italian clitics


Chrysta Pelissier - Claire Becker: Adaption of a Computerized Dictionary for Language Learning: The “Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé” and French language


Lunch at the Hotel Benczúr


14.00 – 15.30 

Attila Mártonfy: : Attempts and Examples for the Discovery of Hidden  Information of the Concise Explanatory Dictionary of Hungarian (2nd edition, 2003)

Jack Halpern: Ortographic Disambiguation in Chinese and Japanese Dictionary Lookup


Gilles-Maurice de Schryver – David Joffe: Dynamic Metalanguage Customization with the Dictionary Application TshwaneLex