Geographical analysis of the vernacular

@article{Holliday2013GeographicalAO,
  title={Geographical analysis of the vernacular},
  author={J. Holliday and C. Upton and Ann Thompson and J. Robinson and J. Herring and Holly Gilbert and P. Norman},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={26 - 35}
}
The BBC Voices project of 2005 resulted in a large repository of lexical, phonological and grammatical data from the UK, which included geographical references. In order to investigate the relationship between language and geography, various clustering algorithms have been applied to the BBC Voices data. Results show a clear spatial relationship, with well-defined, contiguous regions of UK language being identified. In order to prove the clustering methodology, Bayesian models have been… Expand
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