Second Network Meeting: Technical and Linguistic Aspects

Second Network Meeting: Technical and Linguistic Aspects

October 13-14, 2016
Slavisches Seminar der Universität Freiburg i. Breisgau

Belfortstr. 20, rear house, D-79098 Freiburg

Thursday, Oct. 13th: Presentations
9:00 – 10:30

Achim Rabus (Freiburg), Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Zürich): Introduction
Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Zürich), Achim Rabus (Freiburg):
Recent developments in corpus technology: features and challenges

Yves Scherrer (Geneva): Tagging resource-poor varieties: Introduction

10:45 – 12:15

Björn Wiemer (Mainz): TrimCo: Linguistic features
Michail Daniel, Nina Dobrushina (Moscow, Lyon), Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Zürich): Speaker Variation and Feature loss in the Ustya River Basin project
Helena Grochola-Szczepanek, Michał Woźniak, Rafał L. Górski (Kraków): Linguistic and technical issues in the Spisz project


14:00 – 15:30

Grigory Ignatyev (Moscow): Normalization of non-standard texts: overview of approaches
Zuzana Komrsková, David Lukeš (Prague): Strategies for automatic morphological tagging of non-standard Czech
Nikola Ljubešić (Zagreb/Ljubljana): Automated normalization of different types of non-standard language via character-level machine translation

16:00 – 17:00

Aksana Erker (Mainz): TriMCo Dialectal Corpus: Semi-automatic annotation
Roland Meyer (Berlin): Getting a grip on variation in Slavic historical corpora



Friday, Oct. 14th: Hands-on sessions

9:00 – 10:30
Tagging of non-standard text
Yves Scherrer: Tagging of spoken Rusyn: Challenges and results

10:45 – 12:15
GUI, Data management, sustainability, scalability, adaptations
David Lukeš: Creating and managing corpora of spoken Czech


14:00 – 15:30
Further developments, common strategy, funding perspectives

This workshop is part of the activities of a network of partners that cooperate in the development of modern dialectal Slavic corpora resources, building on the infrastructure and methods first developed for the URB Corpus (Daniel, Dobrushina, Waldenfels 2013-2015). The following projects are part of this network:

dfg_freiburg_logo  IJP PAN - Kraków     Johannes Gutenberg-Universität - Mainz     Higher School of Economics - Moscow
We cordially invite all interested persons to join us for the presentation on the first day. The second day is more informal and generally restricted to project members; please contact us if you would like to take part.

The workshop is organized by Achim Rabus (Freiburg i.B.) and Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Zürich).

Venue: Belfortstr. 20, rear house, go to the backyard of Belfortstr. 20 and then turn right.