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Creating resources in and for San Francisco del Mar Huave, a near-dormant language Dr Yuni Kim (University of Essex) The Huaves are a marginalised ethnic group occupying four villages – each with its own variety of the Indigenous language, which is an isolate – on the Pacific coast of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca State,…

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University of Leeds – School of Computing Interested staff are welcome to observe: The challenge is: find the best Classifiers for the ReutersGrain and ReutersCorn news datasets, giving the highest accuracy score when trained on the train.arff files and evaluated on the test.arff files. Data Mining and Text Analytics students will present their DM+TA Challenge…
In this monthly lunchtime research discussion, Dr Cécile De Cat (Linguistics & Phonetics), will lead the dicussion on ‘Second-language processing of English compounds’. The discussion will be held at Leeds Humanities Research Institute, Seminar Room 1.
Language at Leeds is pleased to announce that we will be joined by Professor Antoinette Renouf (Birmingham City University), who will speak on “Semantic Neology: the challenges for automatic identification”
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
PEARLS reading group warmly invite you to a research seminar in the School of Education with speaker Marc Marschark, Ph.D. – National Technical Institute for the Deaf – Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
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.
Ruth Swanwick, Education, will be presenting the second L@L lunchtime research discussion meeting on 24th September 2014 at 12 – 1pm (LHRI Seminar Room 1). Ruth will talk about deafness, multilinguality and multimodality. All welcome!
10th international conference of the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG, 3rd & 4th July 2014, University of Leeds, UK
Danielle Colenbrander, PhD student at ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Macquarie University, will be discussing “How do oral vocabulary skills affect reading comprehension?”
The British Academy is to fund an ECR event on Multimodality in language research. The event will be held at the University of Leeds on 24-26 June.