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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: When word lists and grammar rules are replaced with cognitively viable building blocks, optimized for human learning.
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?
       
17:30     Social Dinner


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

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Abstracts