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Quantifying Language Dynamics: Introduction
A twice-mixed creole? Tracing the history of a prosodic split in the Saramaccan lexicon
(Studies in Language, 2009-04)
Saramaccan, a maroon creole of Suriname, shows evidence of having a split lexicon where the majority of its words are marked for pitch accent but an important minority are marked for tone. The basic origins of this split ...
Ethical issues in legacy language resources
(Language and Communication, 2010-06)
Recently, there has been extensive work in linguistics to develop recommendations for digitizing legacy language materials. However, relatively little work has been done on the social and legal concerns regarding rights ...
A Grand Challenge for Linguistics: Scaling Up and Integrating Models
The preeminent grand challenge facing the field of linguistics is the integration of theories and analyses from different levels of linguistic structure and aspects of language use to develop comprehensive models of language. ...
Creating a database and query-tools for the TELL multi-speaker linguistic corpus
(University of Pennsylvania, 2001)
The Turkish Electronic Living Lexicon (TELL; http://socrates.berkeley.edu:7037) represents the first large-scale effort to collect transcribed recordings of a large number of partial morphological paradigms (more than ...
Parallel Reverse Treebanks for the Discovery of Morpho-Syntactic Markings
This paper describes a corpus of syntactic structures and associated sentences. However, it is not a traditional treebank. The syntactic structures are created first and are then associated with sentences in a human language. ...
Why is Saramaccan Different?
Saramaccan is an Atlantic creole spoken mostly in Suriname by about 26,000 people (according to the Ethnologue).
Semi-Automated Elicitation Corpus Generation
In this document we will describe a semi-automated process for creating elicitation corpora. An elicitation corpus is translated by a bilingual consultant in order to produce high quality word aligned sentence pairs. The ...