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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: Publication of Articles on Authorship Attribution

Author: Lawrence Solan

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics

FYI Body: In October 2012, Brooklyn Law School held an NSF-Funded workshop on Forensic Authorship Attribution. Speakers included computational linguists, computer scientists, researchers working in the tradition of forensic stylistics, and law professors with expertise in the area of scientific evidence.

The proceedings have now been published in Brooklyn Law School's Journal of Law & Policy.

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