Language Comparison with Linguistic Databases: RefLex and Typological Databases -

Program

Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014

 

9:30-10:00

Introduction

10:00-11:00

Guillaume Segerer and Sébastien Flavier: General Overview of RefLex Database and Tools

11:00-12:00

Konstantin Pozdniakov: Phonotactics

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:00

Mattis List: Benchmark Databases in Historical Linguistics

14:00-15:00

Soren Wichmann: When uninvited guests crash your database party: ASJP and economics

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30

Paul Heggarty: Sound Comparisons?  A database, web interface, mapping and quantitative tools to harness phonetics as high-resolution data on language divergence through space and time

16:30 – 17:30

Harald Hammarström & Pieter Muysken: South American Indigenous Languages (SAILS)

17:30 – 17:45

Discussion

 

Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014


9:30 – 10:30

Martine Vanhove: Polysemy

10:30 – 11:30

Yves Moñino: Cultural Vocabulary ("iron", "cassava", "taro", "horse")

11:30 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:45

Marion Cheucle and Guillaume Segerer: Using RefLex for reconstruction: case studies from Bantu A80 to Atlantic as a whole

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Doug Cooper: Logistics of the Asia-Pacific Linguistic Data Warehouse

15:00 – 16:00

Robert Forkel & Sebastian Bank: CLLD - a cross-linguistic database toolkit

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

Hedvig Skirgård  & Suzanne van der Meer: Nijmegen Typological Survey (NTS)

19.15-

Dinner at De Firma at Lage Markt 47 in Central Nijmegen near the Waal river

 

Thursday, 9 Oct 2014


10:15 – 11:15

Mark Donohue: Typological and other databases:
empirical findings and comparative hypotheses

11:15 – 12:15

Sébastien Flavier: Lyon-Albuquerque Phonological Systems Database (LAPSyD)

12:15 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30

George Starostin: The Global Lexicostatistical Database: A new tool for historical linguistics and lexical typology

14:30 – 15:30

Steven Moran: PHOIBLE and studies in phonological typology

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

Final Discussion

Last checked 2015-10-04 by Harald Hammarstrom

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