Papers


    2014

  1. Martijn Wieling, John Nerbonne, Jelke Bloem, Charlotte Gooskens, Wilbert Heeringa, R. Harald Baayen,
    A cognitively grounded measure of pronunciation distance.
    In: Katriina Aalto-Setala et al. (eds.),
    PLOSE ONE,
    volume 9, number 1, pp. 1-7.
  2. Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    The role of dialect exposure in receptive multilingualism.
    In: Li Wei (ed.),
    Applied Linguistics Review,
    volume 5, number 1, pp. 247-271.
  3. Wilbert Heeringa and Frans Hinskens,
    Convergence between dialect varieties and dialect groups in the Dutch language area.
    In: Benedikt Szmrecsanyi and Bernhard Wälchli (eds.),
    Aggregating dialectology, typology, and register analysis; linguistic variation in text and speech,
    series: Linguae et Litterae: Publications of the School of Language and Literature,
    Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. De Gruyter, Berlin and Boston, pp. 26-52 and 452-453.

  4. 2013

  5. Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    Dialectometry.
    In: Frans Hinskens and Johan Taeldeman (eds.),
    Language and Space. An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 3: Dutch,
    series: Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science,
    De Gruyter, Berlin and Boston, volume 30.3, pp. 624-645.
  6. Wilbert Heeringa, Jelena Golubovic, Charlotte Gooskens, Anja Schüppert, Femke Swarte and Stefanie Voigt,
    Lexical and orthograhic distances between Germanic, Romance and Slavic languages and their relationship to geographic distance.
    In: Charlotte Gooskens and Renée van Bezooijen (eds.),
    Phonetics in Europe. Perception and Production,
    In honour of Vincent J. van Heuven. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 99-137.

  7. 2012

  8. Wilbert Heeringa and Frans Hinskens,
    The measurement of Dutch dialect change in the sound components.
    In: Sandra Hansen, Christian Schwarz, Philipp Stoeckle, Tobias Streck (eds.),
    Dialectological and folk dialectological concepts of space. Current methods and perspectives in sociolinguistic research on dialect change,
    series: Linguae et Litterae: Publications of the School of Language and Literature,
    Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. De Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 250-267.

  9. 2011

  10. Wilbert Heeringa,
    Arjen Versloot (2008). Mechanisms of Language Change: Vowel Reduction in 15th Century West Frisian.
    In: H. Brand, R.A. Faber, G.H. Jelsma, B. Looper, F. Postma, W. Visser (eds.),
    It Beaken,
    volume 73, number 3/4, pp. 162-168.
  11. Wilbert Heeringa and Frans Hinksens,
    The Measurement of Dutch Dialect Change: Lexicon versus Morphology versus Sound Components.
    In: Gunther de Vogelaer and Wilbert Heeringa (eds.),
    Taal en Tongval, special issue on Talige en buitentalige factoren bij regiolectvorming,
    volume 63, number 1, pp. 79-98.

  12. 2010

  13. Wilbert Heeringa, John Nerbonne and Petya Osenova,
    Detecting contact effects in pronunciation.
    In: Muriel Norde, Bob de Jonge and Cornelius Hasselblatt (eds.),
    Language Contact. New perspectives,
    John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam and Philadelphia, pp. 131-153.
  14. John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Measuring dialect differences.
    In: Peter Auer and Jürgen Erich Schmidt (eds.),
    Language and Space. An international Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Volume 1: Theories and Methods,
    series: Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science,
    De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin and New York, volume 30.1, pp. 550-567.
  15. Wilbert Heeringa, John Nerbonne and Peter Kleiweg,
    Dialectvariatie, dialectafstanden en dialectindelingen. Een formele analyse van uitspraakverschillen.
    In: Onno Boonstra and Anton Schuurman (eds.),
    Tijd en ruimte. Nieuwe toepassingen van GIS in de alfawetenschappen,
    Uitgeverij Matrijs, Utrecht, pp. 88-101.

  16. 2009

  17. Petya Osenova, Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    A quantitative analysis of Bulgarian dialect pronunciation.
    In: T. Berger, H. Keipert, W. Koschmal and D. Uffelman (eds.),
    Zeitschrift für Slavische Philologie ,
    Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg, volume 66, number 2, pp. 425-458.
  18. Wilbert Heeringa, Martijn Wieling, Boudewijn van den Berg and John Nerbonne,
    A Quantitative Examination of Variation in Dutch Low Saxon Morphology.
    In: Alexandra N. Lenz, Charlotte Gooskens and Siemon Reker (eds.),
    Low Saxon Dialects across Borders - Niedersächsiche Dialekte über Grenzen hinweg, ZDL-Beiheft 138,
    Dedicated to Prof. Dr. Hermann Niebaum, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 195-216.
  19. Wilbert Heeringa, Keith Johnson and Charlotte Gooskens,
    Measuring Norwegian Dialect Distances using Acoustic Features.
    In: J.-L. Gauvain, M.G.J. Swerts and K. Paliwal (eds.),
    Speech Communication,
    Elsevier, Amsterdam, volume 51, number 2, pp. 167-183.
  20. Marco René Spruit, Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    Associations among Linguistic Levels.
    In: John Nerbonne (ed.),
    Lingua, special issue on The Forests behind the Trees,
    volume 119, number 11, pp. 1624-1642.

  21. 2008

  22. Wilbert Heeringa, Charlotte Gooskens and Koenraadt De Smedt,
    What Role does Dialect Knowledge Play in the Perception of Linguistic Distances?
    In: John Nerbonne, Charlotte Gooskens, Sebastian Kürschner and Renée van Bezooijen (eds.),
    International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, special issue on Computing and Language Variation,
    Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, volume 2, numbers 1-2, pp. 243-259.
  23. Charlotte Gooskens, Wilbert Heeringa and Karin Beijering,
    Phonetic and Lexical Predictors of Intelligibility.
    In: John Nerbonne, Charlotte Gooskens, Sebastian Kürschner and Renée van Bezooijen (eds.),
    International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, special issue on Computing and Language Variation,
    Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, volume 2, numbers 1-2, pp. 63-81.
  24. Wilbert Heeringa and Febe de Wet,
    The origin of Afrikaans pronunciation: a comparison to west Germanic languages and Dutch dialects.
    In: F. Nicolls (ed.),
    Proceedings of the 19th Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, 27-28 November 2008, Cape Town, South Africa,
    Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa, Cape Town, pp. 159-164.
  25. Wilbert Heeringa,
    Een andere indeling van de Limburgse dialecten.
    In: Lei Heijenrath (ed.),
    Veldeke Jaarboek 2007,
    Vereniging Veldeke Limburg, Roermond, pp. 94-104.
  26. Karin Beijering, Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Modeling intelligibility and perceived linguistic distances by means of the Levenshtein algorithm.
    In: Marjo van Koppen and Bert Botma (eds.),
    Linguistics in the Netherlands 2008,
    John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam, pp. 13-24.
  27. Franz Manni, Wilbert Heeringa, Bruno Toupance and John Nerbonne,
    Do Surname Differences Mirror Dialect Variation?
    In: Franz Manni (ed.),
    Human Biology,
    volume 80, number 1, pp. 41-64.
  28. John Nerbonne, Peter Kleiweg, Wilbert Heeringa and Franz Manni,
    Projecting Dialect Differences to Geography: Bootstrap Clustering vs. Noisy Clustering.
    In: Christine Preisach, Lars Schmidt-Thieme, Hans Burkhardt and Reinhold Decker (eds.),
    Data Analysis, Machine Learning, and Applications. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the German Classification Society,
    Springer, Berlin, pp. 647-654.

  29. 2007

  30. Wilbert Heeringa and Brian Joseph,
    The Relative Divergence of Dutch Dialect Pronunciations from their Common Source: An Exploratory Study.
    In: John Nerbonne, T. Mark Ellison and Grzegorz Kondrak (eds.),
    ACL 2007, Computing and Historical Phonology, Proceedings of the Ninth Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group in Computational Morphology and Phonology, June 28, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic,
    The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Stroudsburg PA, pp. 31-39.
  31. Wilbert Heeringa, John Nerbonne, Renée van Bezooijen and Marco René Spruit,
    Geografie en inwoneraantallen als verklarende factoren voor variatie in het Nederlandse dialectgebied.
    In: Frans Hinskens and Karina van Dalen-Oskam (eds.),
    Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde,
    volume 123, number 1, pp. 70-82.
  32. John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Geographic Distributions of Linguistic Variation Reflect Dynamics of Differentiation.
    In: Sam Featherston and Wolfgang Sternefeld (eds.),
    Roots: Linguistics in Search of its Evidential Base, studies in generative grammer 96
    Mouton De Gruyter, Berlin and New York, pp. 267-297.
  33. Martijn Wieling, Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    An Aggregate Analysis of Pronunciation in the Goeman-Taeldeman-Van Reenen-Project Data.
    In: S. Barbiers, L. Draye, R. van Hout, H. Niebaum, H. Scholtmeijer and J. Taeldeman (eds.),
    Taal en Tongval, Tijdschrift voor Taalvariatie,
    volume 59, number 1, pp. 84-116.

  34. 2006

  35. Wilbert Heeringa, Peter Kleiweg, Charlotte Gooskens and John Nerbonne,
    Evaluation of String Distance Algorithms for Dialectology.
    In: John Nerbonne and Erhard Hinrichs (eds.),
    Linguistic Distances Workshop at the joint conference of International Committee on Computational Linguistics and the Association for Computational Linguistics, Sydney, July, 2006,
    The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Stroudsburg PA, pp. 51-62.
  36. Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    De analyse van taalvariatie in het Nederlandse dialectgebied: methoden en resultaten op basis van lexicon en uitspraak.
    In: Gijsbert Rutten (ed.),
    Nederlandse Taalkunde,
    volume 11, number 3, pp. 218-257.
  37. Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    The relative contribution of pronunciation, lexical and prosodic differences to the perceived distances between Norwegian dialects.
    In: John Nerbonne and William Kretzschmar, Jr. (eds.),
    Literary and Linguistic Computing, special issue on Progress in Dialectometry: Toward Explanation,
    volume 21, number 4, pp. 477-492.
  38. Franz Manni, Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    To what Extent are Surnames Words? Comparing Geographic Patterns of Surnames and Dialect Variation in the Netherlands.
    In: John Nerbonne and William Kretzschmar, Jr. (eds.),
    Literary and Linguistic Computing, special issue on Progress in Dialectometry: Toward Explanation,
    volume 21, number 4, pp. 507-527.
  39. Renée van Bezooijen and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Intuitions on linguistic distance: geographically or linguistically based?
    In: Tom Koole, Jacomine Nortier and Bert Tahitu (eds.),
    Artikelen van de Vijfde sociolinguïstische conferentie,
    Eburon, Delft, 2006, pp. 77-87.

  40. 2005

  41. Wilbert Heeringa, Keith Johnson and Charlotte Gooskens,
    Measuring Norwegian Dialect Distances using Acoustic Features.
    In: UC Berkeley Phonology Lab Annual Report 2005,
    University of California, Berkeley, pp. 312-336.
  42. Wilbert Heeringa,
    Dialect variation in and around Frisia: classification and relationships.
    In: P. Breuker, E. J. Brouwer, S. Dyk, G. J. de Haan, J. Hoekstra, O. Vries (eds.),
    Us Wurk; Tydskrift foar Frisistyk,
    Stifting Freonen Frysk Ynstitút RU Grins, Groningen, volume 54, number 3-4, pp. 125-167.
  43. Roberto Bolognesi and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Sardegna fra tante lingue. Il Contatto linguistico in Sardegna dal Medioevo a oggi.
    Condaghes, Cagliari.
  44. Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    De moderne norske dialekters stilling indenfor den nordiske sprogfamilie.
    In: Svein Lie, Gudlaug Nedrelid and Helge Omdal (eds.),
    MONS 10. Utvalde artiklar frå det tiande Møte om norsk språk i Kristiansand 2003,
    HøyskoleForlaget, Kristiansand, Forskningsserien nr. 47, Høgskolen i Agder, pp. 133-146.

  45. 2004

  46. Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Perceptive Evaluation of Levenshtein Dialect Distance Measurements using Norwegian Dialect Data.
    In: David Sankoff, William Labov and Anthony Kroch (eds.),
    Language Variation and Change,
    Cambridge University Press, New York, volume 16, number 3, pp. 189-207.
  47. Charlotte Gooskens and Wilbert Heeringa,
    The Position of Frisian in the Germanic Language Area.
    In: Dicky Gilbers, Maartje Schreuder and Nienke Knevel (eds.),
    On the Boundaries of Phonology and Phonetics,
    In honour of Dr. Tjeerd de Graaf, University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Klankleergroep, Groningen, pp. 61-87.

  48. 2003

  49. Wilbert Heeringa and Angelika Braun,
    The Use of the Ameida-Braun System in the Measurement of Dutch Dialect Distances.
    In: John Nerbonne and William Kretzschmar (eds.),
    Computers and the Humanities,
    Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, volume 37, number 3, pp. 257-271.
  50. Wilbert Heeringa and Charlotte Gooskens,
    Norwegian Dialects Examined Perceptually and Acoustically.
    In: John Nerbonne and William Kretzschmar (eds.),
    Computers and the Humanities,
    Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, volume 37, number 3, pp. 293-315.

  51. 2002

  52. Wilbert Heeringa,
    Over de indeling van de Nederlandse streektalen. Een nieuwe methode getoetst.
    In: R. A. Ebeling and J. van der Kooi (eds.),
    Driemaandelijkse bladen voor taal en volksleven in het oosten van Nederland,
    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Nedersaksisch Instituut, volume 54, number 1-4, pp. 111-148.
  53. Roberto Bolognesi and Wilbert Heeringa,
    De invloed van dominante talen op het lexicon en de fonologie van Sardische dialecten.
    In: Dik Bakker, Ted Sanders, Rob Schoonen and Per van der Wijst (eds.),
    Gramma/TTT: tijdschrift voor taalwetenschap,
    Nijmegen University Press, Nijmegen, volume 9, number 1, pp. 45-84.
  54. Wilbert Heeringa, John Nerbonne and Peter Kleiweg,
    Validating Dialect Comparison Methods.
    In: Wolfgang Gaul and Gunter Ritter (eds.),
    Classification, Automation, and New Media. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e. V., University of Passau, March 15-17, 2000,
    Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg and New York, pp. 445-452.

  55. 2001

  56. Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    Dialect Areas and Dialect Continua.
    In: David Sankoff, William Labov and Anthony Kroch (eds.),
    Language Variation and Change,
    Cambridge University Press, New York, volume 13, pp. 375-400.
  57. Wilbert Heeringa,
    De selectie en digitalisatie van dialecten en woorden uit de Reeks Nederlandse Dialectatlassen.
    In: Jack Hoeksema, Víctor Sánchez Valencia and Ton van der Wouden (eds.),
    TABU, Bulletin voor Taalwetenschap,
    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Faculteit der Letteren, Groningen, volume 31, number 1/2, pp. 61-103.
  58. John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Computational Comparison and Classification of Dialects.
    In: Wolfgang Viereck (ed.) and Hedwig Gwosdek (assist. ed.),
    Dialectologia et Geolinguistica. Journal of the International Society for Dialectology and Geolinguistics,
    Edizioni dell'Orso, Alessandria, number 9, pp. 69-83.

  59. 2000

  60. Wilbert Heeringa, John Nerbonne, Hermann Niebaum, Rogier Nieuweboer and Peter Kleiweg,
    Dutch-German Contact in and around Bentheim.
    In: Dicky Gilbers, John Nerbonne and Jos Schaeken (eds.),
    Languages in Contact. Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics,
    Volume 28, Rodopi, Amsterdam and Atlanta GA, pp. 145-156.
  61. Wilbert Heeringa and John Nerbonne,
    Change, Convergence and Divergence among Dutch and Frisian.
    In: P. Boersma, Ph. H. Breuker, L. G. Jansma, J. van der Vaart (eds.),
    Philologia Frisica Anno 1999. Lêzingen fan it fyftjinde Frysk filologekongres,
    Fryske Akademy, Ljouwert, pp. 88-109.

  62. 1999

  63. John Nerbonne with Wilbert Heeringa and Peter Kleiweg,
    Edit Distance and Dialect Proximity.
    In: David Sankoff and Joseph Kruskal (eds.),
    Time Warps, String Edits and Macromolecules: The Theory and Practice of Sequence Comparison,
    CSLI, Stanford, pp. v-xv.
  64. John Nerbonne, Wilbert Heeringa and Peter Kleiweg,
    Comparison and Classification of Dialects.
    In: Henry S. Thompson, Alex Lascarides (programme committee chairs),
    Proceedings of the 9th Meeting of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Bergen, 1999,
    pp. 281-282.

  65. 1998

  66. John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Computationele vergelijking en classificatie van dialecten.
    In: J.B. Berns, J. Goossens, R. van Hout, H. Niebaum, H. Ryckeboer, H. Scholtmeijer and J. Taeldeman (eds.),
    Taal en Tongval, Tijdschrift voor Dialectologie,
    volume 50, number 2, pp. 164-193.

  67. 1997

  68. John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa,
    Measuring Dialect Distance Phonetically.
    In: John Coleman (ed.),
    Workshop on Computational Phonology, Special Interest Group of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Madrid,
    pp. 11-18.

  69. 1996

  70. John Nerbonne, Wilbert Heeringa, Eric van den Hout, Peter van de Kooi, Simone Otten and Willem van de Vis,
    Phonetic Distance between Dutch Dialects.
    In: G.Durieux, W.Daelemans and S.Gillis (eds.),
    CLIN VI: Proceedings of the Sixth CLIN Meeting,
    Centre for Dutch Language and Speech (UIA), Antwerp, pp. 185-202.


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