Talks

2018

Jelena Prokić. The NeoCrawler: Web Mining and Databases in Linguistics. Lecture given at the Digital Humanities course. 14 May, 2018, LMU Munich, Germany.

2017

Jelena Prokić. The NeoCrawler: Web Mining in Linguistics. Talk given at the seminar Understanding Statistics in Linguistics. 17 July, 2017, LMU Munich, Germany.

Jelena Prokić, Daphné Kerremans, Quirin Würschinger and Hans-Jörg Schmid. The NeoCrawler: When frugalista meets bankster. Talk given at the workshop Incipient diffusion of lexical innovations. 29 June, 2017, Munich, Germany.

Quirin Würschinger, Daphné Kerremans, Jelena Prokić and Hans-Jörg Schmid. NeoCrawler. Erkennen und Beobachten lexikalischer Innovationen im Web. March 16-18, 2017. Poster presentation at the 53. Jahrestagung des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache (IDS) - Wortschätze: Dynamik, Muster, Komplexität, Mannheim, Germany.

2016

Jelena Prokić. Digital Humanities. 13 June 2016. Talk given at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić. Quantitative Methods in the Humanities - Merits, Shortcomings and Prospects. 13 June 2016. Talk given at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

2014

Jelena Prokić, Michael Cysouw, and Johann-Mattis List. The Future of Dialect Data - Representation and Analysis.  Presentation at the Methods in Dialectology XV conference. 11-15 August 2014, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić. Research Methods in Language Micro-Variation. Course given at the Summer School on Documentary Linguistics and Variationist Sociolinguistics. 7 July 2014, Bamberg, Germany. [slides]

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

Jelena Prokić. Modeling Dialect Change - Combining Regular Sound Correspondences and Geographic Spread. Invited talk at the Workshop on Historical and Empirical Evolutionary Linguistics. 15-16 February 2014, Tübingen, Germany.

2013

Steven Moran and Jelena Prokić. Application and evaluation of quantitative comparative methods on Dogon. Colloquium on African Languages & Linguistics. 26-28 August 2013. Leiden, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić. Tracking Typology on the Micro-Level: Inheritance and Diffusion of Linguistic Features. Association for Linguistic Typology 10th Biennial Conference (ALT 10). 15-18 August 2013. Leipzig, Germany.

Jelena Prokić and Steven Moran. Diversity of language sources: challenges in digitization, interoperation and analysis. Language Diversity Congress. 18-20 July 2013. Groningen, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić and Steven Moran. Digital technology and endangered Dogon languages. 19th LIPP Symposium. 11 July 2013. Munich, Germany.

2012

Johann-Mattis List, Steven Moran, and Jelena Prokić. Automatic Detection of Borrowings in Lexicostatistic Datasets. December 13-14, 2012. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić. Geolinguistic Diffusion of Language Change. Simulating Diachrony Workshop, November 05, 2012. University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Jelena Prokić. Investigating the Genealogical Relatedness of the Endangered Dogon Languages. Guest lecture at the Biological Evolution and Diversification of Languages Workshop [BEDLAN], September 20, 2012. University of Turku, Finland.

Jelena Prokić and Michael Cysouw. Combining the Reconstruction of Sound Change and Geographic Spread. SLE 2012 Workshop Beyond Phylogenies, August 31, 2012. Stockholm, Sweden.

Steven Moran and Jelena Prokić. Investigating the Genealogical Relatedness of the Endangered Dogon Languages. Digital Humanities 2012, July 19, 2012. Hamburg, Germany.

Jelena Prokić, Cagrı Coltekin, and John Nerbonne. Detecting Shibboleths. EACL 2012 Joint Workshop of LINGVIS & UNCLH, April 24, 2012. Avignon, France.

Jelena Prokić. Automatic Extraction of Phonetic Distances. March 28, 2012. Deutscher Sprachatlas, Marburg.

Michael Cysouw and Jelena Prokić. Word Order Universals and Information Density. Workshop on Information Density and Linguistic Variation at the 34th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society, March 8, 2012. Frankfurt, Germany.

2011

Jelena Prokić. New Quantitative Approaches to Language Change. Linguistisches Kolloquium Mnchen, November 30, 2011. LMU Munich, Munich, Germany.

Jelena Prokić and Steven Moran. Black Box Approaches to Genealogical Classification and Their Shortcomings. Comparing Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences, October 24, 2011. Gothenburg, Sweden.

Jelena Prokić. Automatic Detection of Patterns of Sound Change. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, July 25, 2011. Osaka, Japan.

Jelena Prokić and John Nerbonne. What Can Dialect Geography Tell Us About the Diachronic Variation of Language. Bridging Disciplines Workshop, June 25, 2011. University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

Michael Cysouw, Jelena Prokić, and Steven Moran. Quantitative Historical Linguistics. Quantitative Historical Linguistics Workshop, June 07, 2011. EVA MPI, Leipzig, Germany.

Jelena Prokić, Steven Moran, and Michael Cysouw. Orthography Profiles for Dealing with Written Data. Moderne Ans ̈atze und Methoden der Phonetischen Forschung, May 18, 2011. Institut fu ̈r Phonetik und Sprachverarbeitung. LMU Munich, Germany.

Jelena Prokić. An Information Theoretic Approach to Sound Change. Workshop on Language Evolution, April 29, 2011. Cognitive Interaction Technology Center of Excellence, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany.

Michael Cysouw and Jelena Prokić. Reconstructing Meaning Change from Parallel Corpora. Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Liguistics (QITL-4), March 31, 2011. Humboldt-Universit ̈at zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2010

Jelena Prokić and Tim Van de Cruys. Exploring Dialect Phonetic Variation Using PARAFAC. 11th Meeting of the ACL Special Interest Group on Computational Morphology and Phonology, July 15, 2010. Uppsala, Sweden.

Jelena Prokić. Application of Phylogenetic Methods in Dialectometry. Guest lecture at the Seminar Hot Topics in Linguistics, March 11, 2010. Groningen, The Netherlands.

2009

Jelena Prokić and John Nerbonne. Phylogenetic Inference based on Sound Correspondences. International Conference on Historical Linguistics, August 10-14, 2009. Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić, Martijn Wieling, and John Nerbonne. Multiple Sequence Alignments in Linguistics. EACL 2009 Workshop on Language Technology and Resources for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education (LaTeCH – SHELT&R 2009), March 30, 2009. Athens, Greece.

Martijn Wieling, Jelena Prokić, and John Nerbonne. Evaluating the Pairwise String Alignment of Pronunciations. EACL 2009 Workshop on Language Technology and Resources for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education (LaTeCH – SHELT&R 2009), March 30, 2009. Athens, Greece.

Jelena Prokić. Clustering and the Bootstrap. Guest lecture at the Seminar in Statistics, March 25, 2009. Groningen, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić, Martijn Wieling, and John Nerbonne. Multiple Sequence Alignments in Linguistics. The 19th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands, January 22, 2009. Groningen, The Netherlands.

Martijn Wieling, Jelena Prokić, and John Nerbonne. Evaluating the Pairwise String Alignment of Pronunciations. The 19th Meeting of Com- putational Linguistics in the Netherlands, January 22, 2009. Groningen, The Netherlands.

2008

Jelena Prokić. Phylogenetic Methods in Dialectometry. Guest lecture at the Seminar fu ̈r Sprachwissenschaft, University of Tu ̈bingen, December 16, 2008. Tuebingen, Germany.

Jelena Prokić and John Nerbonne. Evaluating Dialect Clustering. Poster presentation at the Workshop on Measuring Linguistic Relations between Varieties at the XIII International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, August 4-8, 2008. Leeds, UK.

Jelena Prokić. Maximum Likelihood Approach to Dialect Variation. TABU-Dag, June 06, 2008. Groningen, The Netherlands.

2007

Jelena Prokić. Application of Phylogenetic Methods on the Bulgarian Dialect Data. BIS21++ Information days, Institute for Parallel Processing of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, September 25, 2007. Borovets, Bulgaria.

Jelena Prokić. Application of Phylogenetic Methods on the Bulgarian Dialect Data. Computational Phonology Workshop at the Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, September 26, 2007. Borovets, Bulgaria.

Jelena Prokić. Identifying Linguistic Structure in a Quantitative Analysis of Dialect Pronunciation Data. Student Research Workshop at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, June 26, 2007. Prague, Czech Republic.

Jelena Prokić. Application of Phylogenetic Methods in Dialectometry. Guest lecture at the Seminar in Statistics, May 09, 2007. Groningen, The Netherlands.

Jelena Prokić. Identifying Linguistic Structure: Quantitative Analysis of Bulgarian Dialect Pronunciation Data. Guest Lecture at the LOT Winter School, January 10, 2007. Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

2006

Jelena Prokić. Identifying Linguistic Structure in the Aggregate Analysis of Dialect Pronunciation. De dag van de Fonetiek, December 21, 2006. Utrecht, The Netherlands.