Introduction to Computational Linguistics

  • Ribary, M. (Speaker)
  • Alek Kaersmaekers (Speaker)
  • Thea Sommerschield (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


This session will give a broad overview computation linguistics as applied to ancient languages, and illustrate some of the methods and techniques through a series of short case studies, by the authors of the projects shown. Dr Ribary will discuss the importance of pre-processing texts, and show a specific case study of semantic clustering and vector representation in Latin text. Dr Sommerschield will talk about the concept of machine learning and discuss her own Pythia project on machine-assisted restoration of damaged Greek inscriptions. Dr Keersmaekers will walk through a pipeline to automatically analyze Greek papyrus texts and their specific problems.
Period29 Oct 2020
Event titleSunoikisis Digital Classics series, Fall 2020
Event typeSeminar
LocationLondon, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • computational linguistics