Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft


The "CrossLingference – Cross-linguistic statistical inference using hierarchical Bayesian models" project by Prof. Gerhard Jäger is located at the Institute of Linguistics at the University of Tübingen. CrossLingference is funded for five years by the European Research Council (ERC). The aim of is to combine typological research and research from computational historical linguistics.

Together with the completed ERC Projcect "EVOLAEMP - Language Evolution: The Empirical Turn" and the DFG Center for advanced studies "Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past", the CrossLingference project complements the Tübingen research in computational historical and typological phylogenetic research.

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