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Seminar: The picture of ethnic minority languages in Vietnam, 12 Oct

Australian National University

Date: 28 September 2016

Seminar: The picture of ethnic minority languages in Vietnam

Speaker: Dr. Pham Hien, senior researcher, Vice Director of the Center for Language Rehabilitation 

When: 4:00 – 5.30pm, Wednesday 12 October

Where: Engma Room (5019), HC Coombs Building ANU


In this presentation, I will present the application of corpus linguistics in investigating an corpus linguistically under-studied language, such as Vietnamese. I present the construction of two corpora of Vietnamese. More importantly, besides the traditional frequency, various types of statistic measures in corpus will be presented, e.g., dispersion, latent semantic analysis (LSA), hyperspace analogue to language (HAL). These measures function as bridging psycholinguistics to cognitive linguistics via corpus linguistics.

Followed by drinks

NOTE: on Thursday there will be an informal discussion of minority languages from 10 am and continuing over BYO lunch in the CoEDL Centre, Coombs Building,

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