General information

When: Friday, June 29, 9.30 - 17.30
Theme: Quantitative Linguistics and Dialectology (separately, or combined)
Registration fee: EUR 20 (including lunch, coffee, tea and drinks)
Registration deadline: passed (Monday, June 25)
Location (until 15:45): Old Court Room, Faculty of Theology, Oude Boteringestraat 38, Groningen
Location (final presentation): Room 1313.309, Faculty of Arts, Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26, Groningen

Programme

09.30 - 10.00: Registration and opening by John Nerbonne
10.00 - 10.35: Jack K. Chambers, University of Toronto: Liberating Dialectology [download]
10.35 - 11.10: Piet van Reenen, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam: CIJNS/TIJNS/ACCIJNS [download]

--- coffee break

11.40 - 12.15: Simonetta Montemagni, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale "Antonio Zampolli" (CNR), Pisa:
11.40 - 12.15: Reconstructing diachronic change from synchronic patterns of phonetic variation. A case study.
11.40 - 12.15: [download]
12.15 - 12.50: Wilbert Heeringa and colleagues, University of Groningen: Orthographic differences among
12.15 - 12.50: Germanic languages
[download]

--- lunch break: Academy Building, Engelse Zaal

14.00 - 14.35: Robert G. Shackleton, Jr., Congressional Budget Office, Washington D.C.: Quantifying Vowel
14.00 - 14.35: Space Using Recordings of the IPA Vowels [download]
14.35 - 15.10: METHODS XV discussion
15.10 - 15.45: Harald Baayen and colleagues, University of Tübingen: Detecting inclusive OR in lexical
15.10 - 15.45: decision latencies with NDL and GAM

--- move to another building where there will be a short coffee break

16.15 - 17.30: Mark Liberman, University of Pennsylvania (CLCG colloquium): Automating Phonetic
16.15 - 17.30: Measurements
[download]

--- drinks: Mr. Mofongo

Photos

Photos made during the workshop can be found via this link.

Sponsorship and organization

The workshop was sponsored by the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen, and the Research School of Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences. The workshop was organized by Martijn Wieling and John Nerbonne, University of Groningen.