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Sequence comparison in computational historical linguistics

List, Johann Mattis; Walworth, Mary; Greenhill, Simon; Tresoldi, Tiago; Forkel, Robert

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With increasing amounts of digitally available data from all over the world, manual annotation of cognates in multi-lingual word lists becomes more and more time-consuming in historical linguistics. Using available software packages to pre-process the data prior to manual analysis can drastically speed-up the process of cognate detection. Furthermore, it allows us to get a quick overview on data which have not yet been intensively studied by experts. LingPy is a Python library which provides a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-07-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/230001
Source: Journal of Language Evolution
DOI: 10.1093/jole/lzy006
Access Rights: Open Access

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