Program

26th September 2007

Session 1

09:00-09:10
Opening
09:10-10:00
Grzegorz Kondrak (Invited Speaker)
Word Similarity and Sequential Processing
10:00-10:30
Erhard Hinrichs and Thomas Zastrow
Novel Approaches to Computational Dialectometry — Vector Analysis and Information Theory
10:30-11:00
Martijn Wieling and John Nerbonne
Dialect Pronunciation Comparison and Spoken Word Recognition
11:00-11:30
Coffee break

Session 2

11:30-12:00
Jelena Prokic
Application of Phylogenetic Methods on the Dialect Pronunciation Data
12:00-12:30
Svitlana Zinger, John Nerbonne, L. Schomaker and H. van Schie
Content-based text line comparison for historical documents retrieval
12:30-14:30
Lunch

Session 3

14:30-15:00
Simonetta Montemagni
Patterns of phonetic variation in Tuscany: using dialectometric techniques on multi-level representations of dialectal data
15:00-15:30
Bart Alewijnse, John Nerbonne, Lolke van der Veen and Franz Manni
A Computational Analysis of Gabon Dialects
15:30-16:00
Ágnes Gyarmati and Dániel Vásárhelyi
Unsupervised categorization of phonemes
16:00-16:30
Coffee break

Session 4

16:30-17:00
Tim Dorscheidt, Nikola Valchev, Terence van Zoelen and John Nerbonne
Minimal generalization of Dutch diminutives
17:00-17:30
René van der Ark, Philippe Mennecier, John Nerbonne and Franz Manni
Preliminary Identification of Language Groups and Loan Words in Central Asia
17:30-18:00
Stasinos Konstantopoulos
What's in a name?
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