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[Done]TL/MAPLL2015 (Aug, 5th-6th)


An International Workshop on :
MAPLL2015 (Mental Architecture for Processing and Learning of Language 2015)
Jointly organized by the MAPLL organization committee and the Technical Group
of Thought and Language of the Institute of Electronics, Information and
Communication Engineers.
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Local organizers: Hajime Ono and Takuya Goro (Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan)
(a joint sponsor: Center for Women in Research of Tsuda College)

Date: August 5 (Wed)- August 6 (Thu), 2015
Venue: Tsuda College, Tokyo, Kodaira Campus

Keynote speaker:
Janet Dean Fodor (The City University of New York)

Invited speakers:
Masako Hirotani (Carleton University)
Harm Brouwer (Saarland University)

The following symposium is jointly organized with MAPLL (Mental
Architecture for Processing and Learning of Language) and TCP (Tokyo
Conference on Psycholinguistics)

Symposium on Language Acquisition at the Intersection
of Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Approaches

Kristen Syrett (Rutgers)
Naho Orita(Maryland/Tohoku Univ.)
Ayaka Sugawara(MIT/Mie Univ.)

We also have the following pre-conference event on Aug. 4th (Tue).
Further information (time, venue, and registration, etc.) will be
posted on the conference website.
Seminar on neurocomputational modeling of language comprehension
Lecturer: Harm Brouwer (Saarland University)

MAPLL2015 invites submissions for paper (oral) or poster presentations in any
aspects of processing and learning of human languages. Studies from a wide
range of perspectives will be considered including, but not exclusive to, those
focusing on behavioral, neural, corpus data of adults, children, native, and L2
speakers. The language of interest is not limited to Japanese.

Paper (oral) presentations are supposed to be 20 minutes long and followed by
10 minutes discussion.

All presentations should be given either in English (recommended) or
in Japanese.
Since the number of slots for oral presentations is limited, some of
the abstract will be accepted only for poster presentation.

Please submit an abstract (100 words/1600 characters MAX) to the IEICE
Technical Committee online submission system.

Submission Deadline: June 15 th, 2015 (12:00pm Japan Standard Time)

Abstract Submission URL:
English System:
Japanese System:

*Please make sure you are submitting abstract for “Tsuda College”
to the Technical Committee on Thought and Language (TL).
*Please select your preference for presentation type (paper (oral) or poster).
*If you have command of Japanese, please use the Japanese submission site
and submit the Japanese title and abstract as well as the English
title and abstract.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS: All presenters will be invited to submit a paper
(up to 6 pages) to the proceedings to appear in The Technical Report
of Language and Thought of the Institute of Electronics, Information and
Communication Engineers (circulates domestically in Japan). Deadline for
manuscript submission is mid-July, 2015 (TBA).

The copyright of the proceedings papers will belong to the Institute
of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, but it will not
block your submitted work from being published elsewhere.

Information about the registration will be posted soon on the
conference website.
Pre-registration is not necessary but is highly encouraged for the
catering matters.

Should you have any question, please contact:
MAPLL2015 Organization Committee

MAPLL2015 (
Organization committee: Hiromu Sakai, Tadahisa Kondo, Hajime Ono,
Yuki Hirose, Takuya Goro