The collaborative research centre 1102 “Information Denstity and Linguistic Encoding”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), has been granted approx. 11 million euros for a four-year extension starting in July 2018. The CRC directed by Elke Teich brings together around 60 scientists from the fields of Linguistics, Psychology and Computer Science to investigate the hypothesis that language variation and language use can be better understood in terms of a speaker’s desire to rationally distribute information across the linguistic signal.
- Second Phase of SFB 1102 IDeAL approved
- Published article about Katrin Menzel‘s research on the “Philosophical Transactions”
- Workshop “Informationstheoretisch basierte Modellierung sprachlicher Variation im Kontext” bei DGfS 2017
- Newly published overview article on IDeaL
- New SFB Research Project approved