We've been contacted by a few colleagues who were unable to register for the upcoming BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG workshop by the deadline. In order to accommodate these requests, the deadline for registration has been extended until 10 February 2015. Please see the revised registration form which is attached to this message.
BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG Workshop 2015
Statistics in Corpus Linguistics * Date: 20 February 2015 (Friday) * Time: 10:30am to 5:00pm * Venue: School of Education, University of Stirling * Guest speaker: Dr. Vaclav Brezina (CASS, Lancaster University)
This workshop is a practical introduction to the statistical procedures that can be used for analysis of linguistic data compiled into language corpora. It offers an overview of the main procedures used in the field of corpus linguistics together with simple examples of application of these methods. The following topics will be covered: o basic statistical principles; o descriptive and inferential statistics; o null hypothesis significance testing and effect sizes; o frequency and dispersion; o word association measures; o statistics in corpus-based sociolinguistics. The workshop does not require any prior knowledge of statistics. It will be of interest to anyone who wants to use statistics to explore language corpora.
* Final deadline for registration: 10 February 2015 * Registration form: see attached file
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