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Version control can be thought of as the research notebook of the digital world: it’s what professional software developers and authors use to keep track of what they’ve done and to collaborate with other people. Every large software project relies on it, and many people who write code use it for their small jobs as…
Invited research talk by Dr Iona Hine & Prof Susan Fitzmaurice, University of Sheffield Over the past three years, the Linguistic DNA team has been developing a set of of computational methods for identifying discursive concepts in the universe of early modern English discourse transcribed from Early English Books Online by the Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP). The task of modelling discursive concepts in…
Speakers: Janet Watson and Barry Heselwood Abstract: Silent articulations have only rarely been reported as occurring systematically in the phonologies of languages. Lawson et al. (2015) found Scottish English speakers executing /r/-articulations such that maximum displacement was reached after the phonatory source had ceased, rendering the articulation inaudible, and Gick et al. (2012) investigated utterance-final…
In this workshop you will learn how to import data in R, how to prepare it for analysis, and how to explore it visually. Among other things, the content covered will include: cleaning data, dealing with vectors, factors, variables and data types handling data with multiple dimensions merging fields (columns) and adding derived fields subsetting,…
This talk will be presented by Dr Diane Nelson (Linguistics & Phonetics, University of Leeds) Abstract: Mari belongs to the Uralic language family, along with Finnish and Hungarian. It is spoken by about 300,000 people in the Mari El Republic of Russia and by a large diaspora in Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. The main dialects of…
The Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, will formally open the proceedings at 16.00. This showcase will promote the Research Satellite approach to interdisciplinary exchanges, and reflect the breadth of language-related research in a poster session at which scholars from across the University are invited to present their work. This is a unique opportunity to promote language-related…