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Workshop “Data mining and its use and usability for linguistic analysis”

March 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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At this workshop, we aim to bring together people from data mining, language modeling, linguistics and digital humanities to further enhance collaborations between these fields.


09:00-09:20    Elke Teich and Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb, Welcome and Introduction (presentation slides)
09:20-10:00    Jon Dehdari, An Overview of Language Modeling and its Applications (presentation slides)
10:00-10:40    Dietrich Klakow, Practical applications for language models (presentation slides)

10:40-11:10    Coffee break

11:10-11:50    Peter Fankhauser, Observing Surprisal through the blurry lense of Language Models (presentation slides)
11:50-12:30    Jilles Vreeken, Mining Sequential Patterns (presentation slides)

12:30-13:30    Lunch

13:30-14:10    Steffen Koch, Trends and Topics: How visual approaches foster synergetic effects by combining linguistic analyses and interactive exploration (presentation slides)
14:10-14:50    Stefan Evert, A multivariate approach to linguistic variation and distribution (presentation slides)

14:50-15:20    Coffee break

15:20-15:40    Project B1, Information Density and Scientific Literacy in English (presentation slides)
15:40-16:00    Project B3, Information Density and Fragments in German (presentation slides)
16:00-16:20   Project C4, Modeling mutual intelligibility between Slavic languages (presentation slides)

16:20-17:30    Discussion


March 13, 2015
9:00 am - 5:30 pm


Saarland University
Building A2.2, Room 1.20
Saarbrücken, 66123 Germany