Streektaal in kaart
is a popular presentation of
with John Nerbonne (in Dutch, audio: mp3) by
Richard Klunder, reporter of Radio Noord, 6 September 2005.
has done extensive research in both methodology of dialectometrics and its
application to Dutch dialects. His
the most comprehensive overview of the work we do in dialectology.
John Nerbonne has
done research into several dialect areas. With the
the assistence of
Peter Kleiweg he has done research into
Linguistic Atlas of the Middle and South Atlantic States.
We develloped RuG/L04
a software package for dialectometrics and cartography.
We have some documents presenting several aspects of the
visualisation of dialects
in layman's terms.
We have an on-line demonstration of the
Levenshtein algorithm, a
method we use extensively to do dialectometrics.
Ours is not the only department at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen that is
involved in dialect research.
The CLCG group on
Variation and Language Change does research into Germanic and Slavic dialects.
instituut, the institute for Lower-Saxon dialects in the Netherlands,
no longer exists. It has been incorporated into the departments for
Dutch studies, where
is the prominent researcher for Lower-Saxon. Read an
interview with Hermann Niebaum (in Dutch).
Staff of other language departments are also involved in dialect research.
For instance, Charlotte Gooskens
at the Scandinavian department.
Our departments collaborated and collaborates with several institutes not part
of the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
The Forschungsinstitut für
deutsche Sprache in Marburg, Germany.
The Department for
Bulgarian Dialectology and Linguistic Geography of the
Institute for Bulgarian Language.
Electronic Archive of the Bulgarian Dialects.
For our LAMSAS research, we maintain informal links with members of the
Linguistic Atlas Projects in the United States.