Computational Methods in Linguistic Research

These pages provide information on the use of computational techniques to facilitate linguistic research. They include lists of resources and partial lecture notes for a course that I have taught on this topic.

Computational Resources for Linguistic Research

Lecture Notes

Miscellaneous Notes


Bird, Steven (1997)
"A Lexical Database Tool for Quantitative Phonological Research," Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group in Computational Phonology pp. 33-39. Madrid, July 1997.

Bird, Steven and Mark Liberman (2001)
"A Formal Framework for Linguistic Annotation," Speech Communication 33(1,2), pp 23-60, 2001.

Chan, Marjorie K. (2001)
"Concordancers and concordances: Tools for Chinese language teaching and research" Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association 37.2 (2002):1-58. (Link is to revised version with color illustrations).

Gillam, Richard (2003)
Unicode Demystified: A Practical Programmer's Guide to the Encoding Standard. New York: Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-201-70052-2.

Karttunen, Lauri, J.-P. Chanod, G. Grefenstette, A. Schiller (1997)
"Regular Expressions for Language Engineering," Natural Language Engineering 2.4.305-328.

Poser, William J. (2002)
"Lexical Databases for Carrier,"

Poser, William J. (2002)
"Making Athabaskan Dictionaries Usable," Proceedings of the Athabaskan Languages Conference - 2002. Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska.

Revised 2007-02-01.