The 13th International Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
June 2-5, 2011

Workshop: Using annotated corpora for diachronic research

The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2011 in the Terrace Room of Claudia Cohen Hall. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops, as some presentations will have an interactive component.

Workshop Schedule

8:30 - 9:30 AMBreakfast
9:30 - 11:30 AM Searching an annotated corpus (Beatrice Santorini and Joel Wallenberg)
11:30 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM Dynamical systems models of change and acquisition (Charles Yang)
3:00 - 3:30 PM Coffee
3:30 - 5:30 PM Measuring variation and rates of change (Tony Kroch and Aaron Ecay)

Contact us

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DiGS 13 Sponsors:

Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
US National Science Foundation