Lectures on linguistics and language technology

  • Date: –16:15
  • Location: Engelska parken 6-0031
  • Lecturer: Terry Regier (UCLA Berkeley), Gerd Carling (Lund University), Joakim Nivre (Uppsala University), Sebastian Fedden (University Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris 3)
  • Organiser: Marc Tang
  • Contact person: Marc Tang
  • Seminarium

In connection with Marc Tang’s defense in linguistics on March 9, we have the pleasure of inviting you to a series of lectures on linguistics and language technology with leading experts in the field. Participation is open to all interested and no registration required.

Time: March 8, 2019, 13.15-16.15. 

Local: 6-0031

13:15-13:20 opening and short introductions
13:20-14:00 Terry Regier (UCLA Berkeley): Semantic typology and the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis in computational perspective
14:00-14:40 Gerd Carling (Lund University): Frequency, marking hierarchies, salience, iconicity, colexification, and semantic change tendencies: do suggested universal patterns impede or accelerate language change?
14:40-14:50 Break
14:50-15:30 Joakim Nivre (Uppsala University): The Morphosyntactic Encoding of Core Arguments – A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

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