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MTT 2013


Thursday, August 29th

19:00 – 23:00

DepLing – MTT Dinner (Restaurant Altány Kampa, Nosticova 2a, Prague 1)

Friday, August 30th  - Lecture room S5 (2nd floor)

13:00 – 14:00



Selected issues in MTT. Chair: Daniel Weiss

14:00 – 14:25

Igor Boguslavsky. Adverbial Partials in Russian (vdvoe "twice as much/half", napolovinu "half" and others)

14:25 – 14:50

Leonid Iomdin, Boris Iomdin. Negation and Valencies of Russian Verbal Predicates

14:50 – 15:15

Valentina Apresjan. Pri vsem X-e: a Corpus Study of a Russian Syntactic Idiom with Concessive Meaning

15:15 – 15:40

Jasmina Milićević. Pairing Semantic and Communicative Structures for Paraphrase Generation in a Meaning-Text Linguistic Model

15:40 16:00

Coffee break


Computer applications. Chair: Igor Boguslavsky

16:00 – 16:25

Maxime Lefrancois, Romain Gugert, Fabien Gandon and Alain Giboin. Application of the Unit Graphs Framework to Lexicographic Definitions in the RELIEF project

16:25 – 16:50

Maxime Lefrancois, Fabien Gandon. The Unit Graphs Framework: a New Graph-Based Knowledge Representation Formalism for ECD Knowledge Representation

16:50 – 17:15

Barbara Sonnenhauser, Robert Zangenfeind. Towards Machine Translation of Russian Aspect

17:15 17:30

Short break


Invited talk

17:30 – 18:30

Igor Melčuk. Syntactic Subject, Once Again

Saturday, August 31st  - Lecture room S1 (4th floor)


Semantics of constructions. Chair: Leonid Iomdin

9:00 – 9:25

Elizaveta Kuzmenko, Elmira Mustakimova. Syntactic Phraseme of the Type X-t ne pereX-t

9:25 – 9:50

Rosina Savisaar. The "Colorative" Construction in Estonian

9:50 – 10:15

Christiane Fellbaum, Tova Rapoport. An Information-Structure Account of Instrument-Subject Constructions

10:15 – 10:40

Begoña Sanroman. In Search of Semantic Links between Nouns and Light Verbs: some Evidence from Spanish

10:40 11:05

Coffee break



Semantics. Chair: Jasmina Milićević

11:05 – 11:30

Elena Paducheva. Indefiniteness and Weak Definiteness in Russian

11:30 – 11:55

Irina Levontina. Means of Argumentation and the Meaning of Conjunctions (Causal Meaning of Russian Conjunction a to)

11:55 – 12:20

María Auxiliadora Barrios. Functional Macro-Category and Semi-Automatic Inheritance of Semantic Features: a New Methodology when Defining Nouns

12:20 13:45



Lexicography. Chair: Boris Iomdin

13:45 – 14:10

Irina V. Galaktionova. Lexemes with Inexpressible Semantic Valencies and their Representation in Dictionary

14:10 – 14:35

Tilmann Reuther. On the Idiosyncratic Nature of the Semantic Metalangage of the Active Dictionary of Russian: a View from the German Perspective

14:35 – 15:00

Dmitri Sitchinava. Reconsidering Attenuative (Prefixed Comparative) in Russian: between Grammar and Lexicon

15:00 – 15:25

Candice Delaite, Alain Polguère. Sex-Based Nominal Pairs in the French Lexical Network

15:25 15:50

Coffee break


Grammar. Chair: Tilmann Reuther

15:50 – 16:15

Margarita Tyurenkova. The Regularities of Diminutive Formation from Russian Quasisubstantive Adverbs

16:15 – 16:40

Daniel Weiss. Russian Double Verbs in the 1st pl Imperative

16:40 – 17:05

Jarmila Panevová and Magda Sevćiková. The Role of Grammatical Constraints in Lexical Component in Functional Generative Description

17:05 17:15

Short break


Grammar. Chair: Valentina Apresjan

17:15 – 17:40

Maria Tagabileva. Composites Denoting Nomina agentis in the Russian Language: Distinguishing Competing Models

17:40 – 18:05

Anton Zimmerling. Zero Subjects in Active and Passive Sentences

18:05 – 18:30

Anna Ptentsova. On a Typological Parallel in the Expression of "Imperativeness", "Optativeness", and "Condition" senses in Modern Russian and Old Russian