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Program and Slides

Tuesday, September 25

Time Event
9:30 Registration (breakfast provided)
10:00 Barbara McGillivray: A quantitative framework for historical linguistics
11:00 Tea and Coffee
11:15 Bodo Winter: Language & perception: The tasty, smelly side of language
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Dagmar Divjak: TBA
14:30 Tea Coffee
14:45 Max Louwerse: An arbitrary language system? A case for symbol interdependency.


17:30 Social dinner

Wednesday, September 26

Time Event
9:30 Registration (breakfast included)
10:00

Cynthia Siew: Using network science to understand the mental lexicon

11:00 Tea and Coffee
11:15 Kenny Smith: How learning and interaction lead to language simplification
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Bart de Boer: Computer Simulation of Language Evolution
14:30 Tea and Coffee
14:45 Ramon Ferrer i Cancho: Statistical laws of language in humans, other species and genomes: amusement or real science?


Location: All lectures will take place in the International Digital Lab (IDL).

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