International Quantitative Linguistics Conference

July 5-8, Wroclaw, Poland


July 3rd till July 4thPre-conference workshop and competition in mathematical linguistics

July 4th till July 8th – Main conference:

Wednesday 4.07.2018
Evening: kick-off informal meeting
Pub “Pod Latarniami“, ul. Ruska 3-4, start: 18:00 (6 P.M.)
Thursday 5.07.2018
from 8:30
9:30 – 10:00 Opening session
10.00 – 11.00 Łukasz Dębowski
The Puzzling Entropy Rate of Human Languages

(plenary session,
Room 13 – Sala Wykładowa Wielka Zachodnia)
11:00 – 11:30 coffee break
Session T1/1
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session T2/1
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
11:30 – 12:00 Relja Vulanović
Grammar Efficiency and the One-Meaning–One-Form Principle
Lars Johnsen
Generalizing TF-IDF to collections of documents
12:00 – 12:30 Vladimir Matlach, Diego Krivochen, Lukáš Zámečník and Jiří Milička
Randomness classification
Wahed Hemati, Alexander Mehler, Tolga Uslu, Daniel Baumartz and Giuseppe Abrami
Evaluating and Integrating Databases in the Area of NLP
12:30 – 13:00 Biyan Yu, Yue Jiang
Probability distribution of syntactic divergences of determiner his-(adjective)-noun structure in English-to-Chinese Translation
Piotr Malak, Elżbieta Herden and Adam Pawłowski
Reading bibliographies: methods of semi-automatic categorization of short texts
13:00 – 14:00 lunch
Session T1/2
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session T2/2
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
14:00 – 14:30 Ming Xu, Yue Jiang
Stylometric Comparison between L1 Translations and L2 Translations of The True Story of Ah Q
Jan Andres, Jiří Langer, Dan Faltýnek and Lukáš Zámečník
Some aspects of a sign language quantitative analysis
14:30 – 15:00 Arjuna Tuzzi
The importance of being earnest (and average)
Maciej Eder, Rafal L. Górski and Joanna Byszuk
Zipf’s law and subsets of lexis
15:00 – 15:30 Greta Franzini, Mike Kestemont, Gabriela Rotari, Melina Jander, Jeremi Ochab, Emily Franzini, Joanna Byszuk and Jan Rybicki
Attributing authorship in the noisy digitised correspondence of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Xinying Chen
The power law distribution in Universal Dependencies
15:30 – 16:00 coffee break
Session T1/3
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session T2/3
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
16:00 – 16:30 Katharina Prochazka, Gero Vogl
Language contact in Austria-Hungary – Differences between the two parts and consequences for mathematical modelling
Marija Radojičić, Biljana Lazić, Sebastijan Kaplar, Ranka Stanković, Ivan Obradović and Jan Macutek
Quantitative analysis of syllable properties in some Slavic languages
16:30 – 17:00 Tatiana Sherstinova
Some Statistics of Russian Everyday Speech in Sociolinguistic and Pragmatic Aspects
Yuan-Lu Chen, Hsuan-Ying Liu
The More Frequent a Character Word Is the Simpler Form It Has
17:00 – 17:30 Gero Vogl, Katharina Prochazka
Decline and persistence of a language minority
Gertraud Fenk-Oczlon
Towards a synergetic approach to word order
Friday 6.07.2018
Session F1/1
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session F2/1
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
9:00 – 9:30 Haruko Sanada
N-grams of valency types and their significant order in the clause
Maciej Eder and Rafal L. Górski
Visualizing the Dynamics of Linguistic Changes
9:30 – 10:00 Emmerich Kelih
Parts of speech – theoretical problems, empirical tendencies and modelling
Hermann Moisl
Topological mapping for visualisation of high-dimensional historical linguistic data
10:00 – 10:30 Petra Steiner
Some Quantitative-Linguistic Hypotheses on Case
Radek Čech, Pavel Kosek, Olga Navrátilová
Why are there variations of the word order position of enclitics in Old Czech? The impact of length and frequency
10:30 – 11:00 Sergey Andreev
Adnominal noun valency in modern Russian
Yu Fang
Seeing Various Adventures through a Mirror: Stylistic Variation in Literary Translations
11:00 – 11:30 coffee break
Session F1/2
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session F2/2
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
11:30 – 12:00 Miroslav Kubát, Jan Hůla, David Číž, Kateřina Pelegrinová, Xinying Chen and Radek Čech
Context Specificity Analysis of Function and Content words
Michal Místecký
Calculating the Victory Chances: A Stylometric Insight into the 2018 Czech Presidential Election
12:00 – 12:30 Eduard Klyshinsky
The Method of Quantitative Evaluation of Syntactical Inversion
Mao Sugiyama
What the First President said and how journalists understood his words: Comparing the usage of key words from Yeltsin’s presidential addresses.
12:30 – 13:00 Yingying Xu
A Corpus-based empirical study on inter-textual word family growth
13:00 – 14:00 lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Nicola Ferro
From Systems to Components: Breaking-down Performance and Discovering Interactions

(plenary session
Room 13 – Sala Wykładowa Wielka Zachodnia)
15:00 ~ 16:00 Poster slam
16:00 ~ 18:00 Exhibition “Mathematics, Humanities, Technology & poster session + coffee
17:30 ~ 19:00 IQLA meeting (if necessary, snacks and coffee will be served)
Saturday 7.07.2018
Session S1/1
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session S2/1
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
9:00 – 9:30 Miki Kimura
Authorship Attribution with Topic Modelling: Alice Bradley Sheldon and Her Contemporaries
Ján Mačutek, George Mikros, Andrij Rovenchak and Valentin Vydrin
Menzerath–Altmann law across several levels of language unit hierarchy
9:30 – 10:00 Yaqin Wang
Analysis on English Text Genre Classification Based on Dependency Types
Antoni Hernández-Fernández, Iván González Torre, Lucas Lacasa, Jordi Luque and Bartolo Luque
Do linguistic laws emerge from the voice?
10:00 – 10:30 Jiří Milička, Alžběta Růžičková
Demand and Supply in the Communication Process: The Case of Lexical Richness and Phonological Features
Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho, Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez, Juan Luis Esteban
The origins of the scarcity of crossing dependencies in languages
10:30 – 11:00 coffee break
Session S1/2
Room 118 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Zachodnia
Session S2/2
Room 119 – Sala Wykładowa Kameralna Wschodnia
11:00 – 11:30 Jan Andres, Dan Faltýnek and Lukáš Zámečník
What is a linguistic law?
Tatiana Litvinova, Pavel Seredin, George Mikros
The effect of author sex and gender on parameters of written texts with and without gender deception
11:30 – 12:00 Rania Voskaki, George Mikros
A Modern Greek Readability Tool: Development of Evaluation Methods
Makoto Yamazaki
Distribution and Characteristics of Co-occurrence words across different texts in Japanese
12:00 – 12:30 Jinghui Ouyang, Jingyang Jiang
Minimization and Probability Distribution of Dependency Distance in the Process of Second Language Acquisition
Bernardino Casas, Antoni Hernández-Fernández, Neus Català, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho and Jaume Baixeries
Polysemy: a new bias in child language acquisition?
12:30 ~ 13:00 Closing session
13:00 – 14:00 lunch
17:00 – 18:00 Boat excursion
starts at Przystań Kardynalska (Marina Kardynalska) at Bulwar Piotra Włostowica na Wyspie Piasek (Boulevard Włostowica on Sand Island)
18:00 – 19:00 Walk to the Japanese Garden
19:00 ~ 21:00 Official dinner
Sunday 8.07.2018
Excursion (optional) – programme (pdf)

July 9th till July 10th
Follow-up workshop and discussion