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Name: George  K. Mikros
Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
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Homepage: http://users.uoa.gr/~gmikros/
State and/or Country: Greece   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
Specialty: Quantitative Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Italian
Spanish
Selected Publications: Mikros, G. & Carayannis, G. (2000). 'Modern Greek corpus taxonomy'. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Vol.1, pp.129-134.
Mikros, G. (2002). 'Quantitative parameters in corpus design. Estimating the optimum text-size in Modern Greek language'. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference in Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Vol.3, pp. 834-838.
Hatzigeorgiu, N., Mikros, G. & G. Carayannis. (2001). 'Word length, word frequencies and Zipf's law in the Greek language'. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics 8: 175-185.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Quantitative Linguistics
Corpus Linguistics
Spanish & Italian Phonetics
General Linguistics
Research Methods in Linguistic Science
Academic Paper Abstract: Material didáctico multimedia para la enseñanza de lingüística y fonética española [Πολυμεσικό υλικό για την εκμάθηση ισπανικής γλωσσολογίας και φωνητικής]



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