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Sonderforschungsbereich 732:

Plan of the meetings WS 2014/15

Meetings take place on Fridays at 09:45 - 11:15 at the Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS), Pfaffenwaldring 5B, 70569 Stuttgart; room 5 V.01.

1. 24.10.14:

Jagoda Bruni: Presentation of the MGK organisation and different opportunities for doctoral students of the SFB 732.

Talk: Carola Schindler - "Perceptual speaker discrimination based on German consonants".

2. 31.10.14:  exceptionally at 2 p.m., rooms V 5.01 and V 5.02 (at the IMS)

Projection of an animated documentary interview with Noam Chomsky, called “Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy” (by Michel Gondry, year of production 2013).

3. 14.11.14:

Discussion of the program of academic courses and interdisciplinary courses + talk by Stefan Müller: "A crosslingual approach to the analysis of compound nouns - Overview and current work".

4. 12.12.14:

Agnieszka Schönhof-Wilkans will present the result of her newest fieldwork research in Tanzania: "Towards the theory of diathesis in Swahili. Transitivity, Transmittivity, Causativity."

5. 09.01.15:

Maximilan Köper: "Multilingual Reliability and Semantic Structure of Continuous Word Spaces."

6. February - semester break

7. 13.03.15

Ina Rösiger: "Computational modelling of aspects of information structure in interview data."

+ discussion of the program of the KWT trip.

 

8. 27.03.15 (exceptionally at 09.30!!!)

Information meeting concerning interdisciplinary courses.

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Starting from April 2015 the MGK meetings will have a form of weekly academic courses
(which will also take place on Fridays at 09:45 - 11:15 at the Institute for Natural Language Processing [IMS], Pfaffenwaldring 5B, 70569 Stuttgart; room 5 V.01.)

For schedule please click here.

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Materials from the academic courses:

1. Kerstin Eckart, Katrin Schweitzer, Markus Gärtner:

Introduction to corpora and phonetic databases and how to access them.

2. Antje Schweitzer:

Basics of Prosodic Labeling - ToBI

3. Sabine Schulte im Walde:

Tools for preprocessing annotation (tokenisation, part-of-speech tagging, lemmatisation); lexical semantics (approaches and resources)

4. Sebastian Pado:

Some words on statistical significance

5. Natalie Lewandowski:

The best of cognitive science

6. Antje Schweitzer:

Basics in Praat Scripting

Praat Tutorial

Script of the session

7. Gianina Iordachioaia:

Argument inheritance in derivation: nominalization

Compounds: definition and modeling

8. Sabine Zerbian:

Phonology