Visiting the Aachener Zentrum für Kognitions- und Empirische Literaturwissenschaft (ACCELS)

I've been visiting ACCELS giving a talk on "Modeling and Interpreting Variation in Language Use" introducing an empirical approach for the analysis of linguistic variation based on information-theoretic principles and discussed implications for research within literary studies. I had such a great audience and fully enjoyed the discussion round! We openly shared insights, limits, challenges, …

@NAACL and StyleVar Workshop

June 2018: @NAACL and StyleVar Workshop, giving a talk on using information-theoretic measures to analyse social variation at the lexical and grammatical level across 200 years of court proceedings.

Workshop: Making most effective use of meta-data from historical data

Date: September 7th to 8th, 2017 Location: Department of Language Science and Technology, Saarland University During the last decade, the availability of historical data has increased dramatically, giving rise to a large amount of research on historical corpora and archives. One of the main challenges with this type of data is data processing: data is …