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Cross-Linguistic Data Formats, advancing data sharing and re-use in comparative linguistics

Forkel, Robert; List, Johann Mattis; Greenhill, Simon; Rzymski, Christoph; Bank, Sebastian; Cysouw, Michael; Hammarström, Harald; Haspelmath, Martin; Kaiping, Gereon; Gray, Russell D.


The amount of available digital data for the languages of the world is constantly increasing. Unfortunately, most of the digital data are provided in a large variety of formats and therefore not amenable for comparison and re-use. The Cross-Linguistic Data Formats initiative proposes new standards for two basic types of data in historical and typological language comparison (word lists, structural datasets) and a framework to incorporate more data types (e.g. parallel texts, and dictionaries)....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-10-16
Type: Journal article
Source: Scientific Data
DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2018.205
Access Rights: Open Access


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