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Computing and language variation

Author: John A Nerbonne
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Computing and Language Variation explores dialects and social differences in language computationally, examining topics such as how (and how much) linguistic differences impede intelligibility, how national borders accelerate and direct change, how opinio.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Computing and language variation
[Edinburgh] : Edinburgh Univ. Pr., 2009
XI, 296 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Nerbonne
ISBN: 9780748641642 0748641645 9780748640300 0748640304
OCLC Number: 967386083
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015). - "A special issue of International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, volume 2, (numbers 1-2 2008).".
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 296 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Language Variation Studies and Computational Humanities, John Nerbonne, Charlotte Gooskens, Sebastian Kurschner and Renee van Bezooijen; Panel Discussion on Computing and the Humanities, John Nerbonne, Paul Heggarty, Roeland van Hout and David Robey; Making Sense of Strange Sounds: (Mutual Intelligibility of Related Language Varieties. A Review, Vincent van Heuven; Phonetic and Lexical Predictors of Intelligibility, Charlotte Gooskens, Wilbert Heeringa and Karin Beijering; Linguistic Determinants of the Intelligibility of Swedish Words among Danes, Sebastian Kurschner, Charlotte Gooskens and Renee van Bezooijen; Mutual Intelligibility of Standard and Regional Dutch Language Varieties, Leen Impe, Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman; The Dutch-German Border: Relating Linguistic, Geographic and Social Distances, Folkert de Vriendt, Charlotte Giesbers, Roeland van Hout, and Louis ten Bosch; The Space of Tuscan Dialectal Variation: A Correlation Study, Simonetta Montemagni; Recognising Groups among Dialects, Jelena Proki? and John Nerbonne; Comparison of Component Models in Analysing the Distribution of Dialectal Features, Antti Leino and Saara Hyvonen; Factor Analysis of Vowel Pronunciation in Swedish Dialects, Therese Leinonen; Representing Tone in Levenshtein Distance, Cathryn Yang and Andy Castro; The Role of Concept Characteristics in Lexical Dialectometry, Dirk Speelman and Dirk Geeraerts; What Role does Dialect Knowledge Play in the Perception of Linguistic Distances?, Wilbert Heeringa, Charlotte Gooskens and Koenraad De Smedt; Quantifying Dialect Similarity by Comparison of the Lexical Distribution of Phonemes, Warren Maguire; Corpus-based Dialectometry: Aggregate Morphosyntactic Variability in British English Dialects, Benedikt Szmercsanyi.
Other Titles: Computing et Language Variation
Responsibility: edited by John Nerbonne [and three others].

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