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Friday, April 24 • 9:10am - 10:00am
Keynote Address: Now is the Golden Age of Text Analysis

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Now is the Golden Age of Text Analysis

Like steam power in 1780, telegraphy in 1835, or telephony in 1875, computational text analysis is entering a golden age of invention and application. Methods, infrastructure, and needs have come together to create an extraordinary range of opportunities. This talk will sketch the history, predict the future, warn of dangers, and speculate about challenges.


Mark Liberman

Mark (@mark_liberman) is a Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Linguistics and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Mark is also the Director of Linguistic Data Consortium. His research interests include corpus-based phonetics, the phonology and phonetics of lexical tone, and its relationship to intonation; gestural, prosodic, morphological and syntactic ways of marking focus, and their use in discourse... Read More →

Friday April 24, 2015 9:10am - 10:00am

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