Methods and tools for the analysis of discourse relational devices

TextLink's first training school will take place in Valencia, Spain, from 18 to 22 January 2016.  The school will consist of a general session, with topics on coherence relations and DRD identification; cross-linguistic variation; cross-linguistic variation; corpus research, annotation theories and tools; and dictionaries/lexicons. There will also be hands-on practical sessions focusing on technical aspects and statistics. The school's speed dating session will allow trainers and trainees to talk about ongoing research, to discuss and ask crucial questions, and share insights and experiences.

Training School
Maria Cuenca (University of Valencia)
Monday, 18 January, 2016 to Friday, 22 January, 2016

University of Valencia (Spain)

The full programme can be found here. Registration starts at 08.00 on Monday, and the inaugural ceremony starts at 08.30. Lectures will start at 09.00.

Background reading: Students are asked do the background reading before the training school. Instructions, along with all papers, may be found in the appendices section below.
Technical Information:
 See the Technical Information document for information on what software will be required for the school. 

Practical information: 

Lectures will take place at the Facultat de Filologia, Traducció i Comunicació, Av. Blasco Ibàñez 32, 46021 València. Room 406 (4th floor).


Participants who have awarded a COST travel grant will receive instructions for receiving their grant shortly after the meeting.