Publications

2017

Wilbert Heeringa and Jelena Prokić. Computational dialectology. In: Charles Boberg, John Nerbonne and Dominic Watt (eds.) Handbook of Dialectology. Boston: Wiley, 2017.

Jelena Prokić. Quantitative diachronic dialectology. In Martijn Wieling, Martin Kroon, Gertjan van Noord and Gosse Bouma (eds.), From Semantics to Dialectometry. Festschrift in honor of John Nerbonne. Tributes 32, College Publications, pp. 293-301, 2017. [pdf]

2014

Johann-Mattis List and Jelena Prokić. A benchmark database of phonetic alignments in historical linguistics and dialectology. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) 2014, 26 May - 31 May 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland. [link] [benchmark]

2013

Jelena Prokić and Michael Cysouw. Combining regular sound correspondences and geographic spread. Language Dynamics and Change 3.2. Special issue, "Phylogeny and Beyond: Quantitative Diachronic Approaches to Language Diversity", edited by Michael Dunn, pages 147-168, 2013. [link]

Jelena Prokić and Steven Moran. Black box approaches to genealogical classification and their shortcomings. In Lars Borin and Anju Saxena (eds.) Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, pages 437–457, 2013.  [link]

Jelena Prokić and John Nerbonne. Analyzing dialects biologically. In Classification and Evolution in Biology, Linguistics and the History of Science. Concepts, Methods, Visualization. Stuttgart: Steiner Verlag, pages 147-161, 2013. [link]

Steven Moran and Jelena Prokić. Investigating the relatedness of the endangered Dogon languages. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2013. doi: 10.1093/llc/fqt061. [pdf]

2012

Miriam Butt, Jelena Prokić, Thomas Mayer, and Michael Cysouw. Visualization of linguistic patterns and Uncovering language history from multilingual resources. In Proceedings of the EACL 2012 Joint Workshop of LINGVIS & UNCLH, pages 1–6, Avignon, France, April 2012. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf]

Jelena Prokić, Cagri Coltekin, and John Nerbonne. Detecting shibboleths. In Proceedings of the EACL 2012 Joint Workshop of LINGVIS & UNCLH, pages 72–80, Avignon, 2012. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf]

Esteve Valls, John Nerbonne, Jelena Prokić, Martijn Wieling, Esteve Clua, and Maria-Rosa lloret. Applying Levenshtein distance to Catalan dialects. A brief comparison of two dialectometrical approaches. Verba. Anuario Galego de Filoloxia, (39):35–61, 2012.

2010

Jelena Prokić. Families and Resemblances. PhD thesis, University of Groningen, 2010. [link]

Jelena Prokić and Tim Van de Cruys. Exploring dialect phonetic variation using PARAFAC. In Proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Morphology and Phonology, pages 46–53, Uppsala, Sweden, July 2010. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf]

Peter Houtzagers, John Nerbonne, and Jelena Prokić. Quantitative and traditional classifications of Bulgarian dialects compared. Scando Slavica, 56(2):163–188, 2010. [link]

John Nerbonne, Jelena Prokić, Martijn Wieling, and Charlotte Gooskens. Some further dialectometrical steps. In: G. Aurrekoexea & J.L. Ormaetxea (eds.) Tools for Linguistic Variation. Bilbao: Supplements of the Anuario de Filologia Vasca "Julio de Urquijo", LIII, pp. 41-56. 2010.

2009

Jelena Prokić, Martijn Wieling, and John Nerbonne. Multiple sequence alignments in linguistics. In Proceedings of the EACL 2009 Workshop on Language Technology and Resources for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education (LaTeCH – SHELT&R 2009), pages 18–25, Athens, Greece, March 2009. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf]

Martijn Wieling, Jelena Prokić, and John Nerbonne. Evaluating the pairwise string alignment of pronunciations. In Proceedings of the EACL 2009 Workshop on Language Technology and Resources for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education (LaTeCH – SHELT&R 2009), pages 26–34, Athens, Greece, March 2009. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf]

Jelena Prokić, John Nerbonne, Vladimir Zhobov, Petya Osenova, Kiril Simov, Thomas Zastrow, and Erhard Hinrichs. The computational analysis of Bulgarian dialect pronunciation. Serdica Journal of Computing, 3(3):269–298, 2009. [pdf]

2008

Jelena Prokić and John Nerbonne. Recognizing groups among dialects. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing 2(1-2), Special Issue on Language Variation, pages 153–172, 2008. [pdf]

2007

Jelena Prokić. Application of phylogenetic methods on the dialect pronunciation data. In Proceedings of the RANLP Workshop on Computational Phonology, Borovets, 2007.

Jelena Prokić. Identifying linguistic structure in a quantitative analysis of dialect pronunciation. In Proceedings of the ACL 2007 Student Research Workshop, pages 61–66, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007. Association for Computational Linguistics. [pdf] [bib]

2006

Jelena Prokić. Identifying Linguistic Structure in a Quantitative Analysis of Bulgarian Dialect Pronunciation. MA Thesis. Universität Tübingen, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, October 2006.

Sandra Kuebler and Jelena Prokić. Why is German dependency parcing more reliable than constituent parsing. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, 2006. [pdf]