Corpus linguistics workshop: Tuesday

In week 2 we continue with additional shorter events in the 5th time slot of the day (17:00-18:15). Some have already been posted on this page, and we are also adding a corpus linguistics workshop. So here is the programme for now:

  • Monday: LaTeX workshop (with András and Berit)
  • Tuesday: Corpus linguistics workshop (with Esra)
  • Wednesday …: Open podium

Open podium call and LaTeX intro

Hi all, as announced at the welcome meeting, in week 2 after the scheduled classes, we will have some more events. On Monday, 1 August, at 5pm there will be a LaTeX introduction workshop. From Tuesday onwards we will have the Open podium where you can present some of your work (work in progress or a finished paper), discuss it with your peers, ask for suggestions in the form of short talks (10-15 min talk + 5 min questions/feedback). It will all be very informal and time permitting we’ll in principle include everybody (on a first-come-first-served basis).

If you want to present, send an email with subject line Open podium including a title of your talk, your name, affiliation and a short abstract to <>. The deadline is Saturday, July 30 at midnight, and a schedule will be announced by Monday. Presentations to take place in week 2 after classes in the Syntax room on Tuesday and/or Wednesday depending on how many of you want to present.

If you would like to take part in organizing of the Open podium, talk to Petra, András or Berit, or let us know on the eggmail.  

Opening meeting and welcome party

On Monday, 25 July we are starting at 9:15 with an Opening meeting in the Syntax room (Building B, B 2.23) and the classes begin at 9:30. If you would like to walk from the dorm to the venue, we will set off from A3 dorm building at 8:30 am. 

The Opening party on Monday night will be at Sborovna pub (address – Botanická 590/1), we have a reservation 7pm-10pm.

Additional mini course on statistics in week 1

Varvara Magomedova: Introduction to  statistics for linguistic experiments

In this workshop we will briefly discuss following questions:

  • Things to consider when planning an experiment (balance, fillers, protocols, control questions etc)
  • How to format stimuli, so all these things are easy to consider
  • How to format data, so you can easily calculate different kinds of statistics
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Mixed effects linear and logistic regressions
  • How to describe experimental design, descriptive statistics and significance from regression summaries in your paper

We will work in R environment with ready code, thoroughly commented, no prior knowledge of programming or math required.

Course material

link for Iosad’s class

Pavel Iosad’s week 1 class
What have representations ever done for us?
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Meeting ID: 843 0830 9729
Passcode: EGG22-Brno

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