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Measuring Linguistic Complexity: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

The Linguistics Research Unit of the Institute of Language and Communication of the Université catholique de Louvain are organising a workshop that will focus on linguistic complexity and on the ways in which it is typically measured in diverse research fields.

The workshop, titled “Measuring linguistic complexity: a multidisciplinary perspective, will take place on Friday 24 April 2015, and will bring together four distinguished keynote speakers:

  • Philippe Blache (CNRS & Universite d’Aix-Marseille) : Linguistic complexity in psycholinguistics
  • Alex Housen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) : Linguistic complexity in second language acquisition
  • Advaith Siddharthan (University of Aberdeen): Linguistic complexity in natural language processing and text simplification studies
  • Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (KULeuven) : Linguistic complexity in contrastive linguistics and typology

Participation in the workshop is free of charge, but interested participants are required to register in the workshop website (the registration from will be activated in February 2015).


Featured Image: Leuven University Library, by Marja Ligterink @ Flickr, CC BY-NC

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