Publications

Journal articles and dissertations

Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. Under review. Cross-linguistic corpus studies and linguistic typology. Submitted to Annual Review of Linguistics.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. Forthcoming. Universals of reference in discourse and grammar: Evidence from the Multi-CAST collection of spoken corpora. To appear in Language Documentation & Conservation.

Schiborr, Nils N. 2021. Lexical anaphora: A corpus-based typological study of referential choice. Unpublished MS, University of Bamberg.

Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. & Haig, Geoffrey. 2021. Efficiency in discourse processing: Does morphosyntax adapt to accommodate new referents? In Linguistic Vanguard 7(s3), special issue on Efficiency in human languages: Corpus evidence for universal principles, edited by Levshina, Natalia and Moran, Steven. (10.1515/lingvan-2019-0064)

Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. 2018. Corpus-based typological research in discourse and grammar: GRAID and Multi-CAST. Asian and African Languages and Linguistics 12. 1–16. (hdl.handle.net/10108/91145)

Schiborr, Nils N. 2017. Antecedent distance and the accessibility hierarchy: A quantitative approach. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Bamberg.

 

Conference papers

Schiborr, Nils N. 2021. Corpus analysis: Deriving complex measures from simple annotations. Workshop held as part of the 17th Linguistics Conference for PhD Students 2021 (STaPs'17), Freiburg, Germany, 23–24 April 2021.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. & Vollmer, Maria C. 2020. Introducing new referents: A corpus-based cross-linguistic perspective. Paper presented at the Workshop on Discourse Phenomena in Typological Perspective as part of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE2020), Bucharest, Romania, 26 August–1 September 2020.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schiborr, Nils N. & Schnell, Stefan. 2020. On potential statistical universals of grammar in discourse: Evidence from Multi-CAST. Paper presented at the Workshop Corpus-based Typology: Spoken Language from a Cross-linguistic Perspective as part of the 42nd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS 2020), Hamburg, Germany, 4–6 March 2020.

Schiborr, Nils N. 2019. Quantitative models of referential choice: Lexical anaphora in English. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (BICLCE 2019), Bamberg, Germany, 26–28 September 2019.

Schiborr, Nils N. 2019. Modelling referential choice in natural spoken discourse: Multi-CAST, GRAID, and RefIND. Paper presented at the Workshop Annotation of Non-standard Corpora (ANSC 2019), Bamberg, Germany, 16–18 September 2019.

Schiborr, Nils N. 2018. Data-driven models of referential choice: Antecedent distance and beyond. Paper presented at the Workshop Information Structure in Spoken Language Corpora 3: Discourse and Information Structure (ISSLaC3), Münster, Germany, 7–8 December 2018.

Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. & Haig, Geoffrey. 2018. Is intransitive suject the preferred role for introducing new referents? Evidence from corpus-based typology. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE2018), Tallinn, Estonia, 29 August–1 September 2018.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schiborr, Nils N. 2017. Multi-CAST (Multilingual Corpus of Annotated Spoken Texts): Principles, methods, applications. Paper presented at the Workshop on Syntactic Annotation: Multi-CAST & TriMCo, Mainz, Germany, 19–20 May 2017.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. 2017. The limits of accessibility: A corpus-based typological approach. Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT2017), Canberra, Australia, 11–15 December 2017.

Schnell, Stefan & Schiborr, Nils N. 2016. Referential choice in 3-participant constructions. Paper presented at the Linguistic Dynamics Forum (LingDy), Tokyo, Japan, 5 July 2016.

Haig, Geoffrey & Schiborr, Nils N. 2016. Multi-CAST (Multilingual Corpus of Annotated Spoken Texts): Ein Projekt zur Erstellung und Auswertung mehrsprachiger Korpora für die Sprachtypologie. Paper presented at the CLARIN Forum CA3, Hamburg, Germany, 7–8 June 2016.

 

Software, data sets, and online resources

Bogomolova, Natalia & Ganenkov, Dmitry & Schiborr, Nils N. 2021. Multi-CAST Tabasaran. In Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan (eds.), Multi-CAST: Multilingual corpus of annotated spoken texts. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/#tabasaran)

Forker, Diana & Schiborr, Nils N. 2019. Multi-CAST Sanzhi Dargwa. In Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan (eds.), Multi-CAST: Multilingual corpus of annotated spoken texts. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/#sanzhi)

Schiborr, Nils N. 2018. ‘multicastR’: A companion to the Multi-CAST collection. R package version 2.0.0. (cran.r-project.org/package=multicastR)

Schiborr, Nils N. 2018. Multi-CAST collection overview. In Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan (eds.), Multi-CAST: Multilingual corpus of annotated spoken texts. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/)

Schiborr, Nils N. & Stefan, Schnell & Thiele, Hanna. 2018. RefIND — Referent indexing in natural-language discourse: Annotation guidelines. Version 1.1. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/#annotations)

Schiborr, Nils N. 2015. Multi-CAST English. In Haig, Geoffrey & Schnell, Stefan (eds.), Multi-CAST: Multilingual corpus of annotated spoken texts. (multicast.aspra.uni-bamberg.de/#english)