The work in this thesis has been carried out under the auspices of the Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN) research school, Groningen. Acknowledgements This thesis is attributed to exactly one author as can be seen on both the cover and the title pages. The author is the one who is responsible for the content. But it should be emphasized that many… (More)
To study the isonymy structure of France as related to local language variations, the surname distributions of 6.03 million telephone users registered for the year 2002 were analysed in the 21 conterminous regions, their 94 departments and in 809 towns of the Country. For regions and departments the differences among local dialects were quantified according… (More)
With the supply of 8 closely interpreted dialectometrical maps, this paper analyses the linguistic change of the geolinguistic deep structures in Northern France (Do-maine d'Oïl) between 1300 and 1900. As a matter of fact, the result will show – with one exception – the great stability of these deep structures.
The volume we are introducing here contains a selection of the papers presented at a special track on computational techniques for studying language variation held at for their cooperation in our organisation of the event. We likewise owe thanks to the referees of the present volume, who we are pleased to acknowledge explicitly: The conference track… (More)