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Programme of the workshop on diachronic corpora

The Department of Linguistics is organizing an international workshop on the compilation and analysis of diachronic corpora as part of the research project Greek Corpus 20.

"Alkis Argyriadis" Conference Room, Central Building, University of Athens

Friday, 28 June 2013

10:00 Welcome talk by Eleni Panaretou, Head of the Department of Linguistics, and presentation of the workshop

10:30-11:00 Susan M. Fitzmaurice (University of Sheffield): Questions of representativeness and the challenge of diachronic corpus building

11:00-11:30 Terttu Nevalainen (VARIENG, University of Helsinki): Representativeness and comparability of historical corpora: The Helsinki experience

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:30 Sean Wallis (Survey of English Usage, University College London): The "London Corpora" projects: Lessons for diachronic corpus design

12:30-13:00 Mark Davies (Brigham Young University): Looking at a wide range of linguistic changes with the 400 million word Corpus of Historical American English (1810-2009)

13:00-13:30 Dionysis Goutsos (University of Athens): The Diachronic Corpus of Greek of the 20th century (Greek Corpus 20): Issues of design and compilation