Corpus Linguistics

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Collocational Processing in L1 and L2: The Effects of Word Frequency, Collocational Frequency, and Association Dogus Oksuz (School of Education, University of Leeds) This study investigated the effects of individual word frequency, collocational frequency and transitional probabilities on L1 and L2 collocational processing. An acceptability judgment task was administered to advanced L2 and L1 speakers…
Calling doctoral researchers and staff!    Are you interested in attending a small ‘forensic linguistic and corpus-based research symposium/mini-conference’ on Wednesday 20th November from 9.30 to 2.30. There will be 5 speakers on a range of topics of interest in forensic linguistics and corpus-based research, with a coffee break, and finishing with a buffet lunch. Please…
This workshop will introduce you to two exploratory methods to unveil intrinsic structure of data: clustering (an unsupervised approach where no class labels denoting an a priori partition of the objects are given) classification and regression (supervised approaches using known classes) Their application to linguistic research will be demonstrated by building appropriate feature vectors and…
Talk by Rob Waller – abstract / bio below Rob Waller’s career has included professional practice as an information designer and academic roles at the Open University and the University of Reading, where he was Professor of Information Design. This talk addresses the interface between those two worlds.  At Reading, he worked with Martin Thomas and Judy Delin…
You are invited to take part in the next seminar of Centre for Language Education Research (CLER) Seminar Series in 2017/18 Dr. Elaine Lopez is a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Newcastle University. She joined Newcastle University in September 2016, moving from the University of Leeds. Her primary research area is formal linguistic (generative) approaches to Second…
This is a meeting of the Machine learning/Deep learning @ Leeds Forum Registration link (Only name and email id required)https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_c2iIomlePkzyN8QMJ7DfVAK8Isx6gkrmWA9wx7ApIlYXsg/viewform Dr.Serge Sharoff is a Senior Lecturer in Translation Studie. His research focuses on natural language processing and computer-assisted language learning, including automated methods for collecting corpora from the web, their analysis in terms of domains…
The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group is open to PGRs and staff across the University working on any aspect of Arabic language. The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR committee is: Roberta Morano mlrmo@leeds.ac.uk Khalid Alsubaie ml13khta@leeds.ac.uk Rakan Al-Zamel mlrsaz@leeds.ac.uk Abdulrahman Alroumi mlafa@leeds.ac.uk The Arabic Language at Leeds PGR group meets twice a month in…
Dmitri Sitchinava, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences / Higher School of Economics, Moscow. Ukrainian is a language with many online resources but it is still under-represented in the world of linguistic corpora, as it lacks a comprehensive national-like corpus. However, there are some teams that work on separate projects, including the…
School of Computing Research Colloquium, University of Leeds – The Quranic Arabic Corpus: working with users and developers – Dr Kais Dukes, Stream Financial Ltd. & School of Computing, University of Leeds. School of Computing Staff Room, EC Stoner Building 9.21
In this lunchtime research discussion, we will hear from Dr Fiona Douglas (English) and Dr Eric Atwell (Computing) on the subject of General Architecture for Dialect Analytics.