Corpus Statistics with R

We are delighted to offer a tutorial on Corpus Statistics with R on the pre-conference day (Tuesday, 8 October 2019) at KONVENS 2019 in Erlangen. The full-day tutorial will begin with a general introduction to R and its use for corpus linguistic research in the morning, followed by advanced statistical methods in the afternoon. Participants who are already familiar with R and corpus analysis are welcome to attend the afternoon session only.


9:30 – 11:00 Working with R & RStudio
coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 Analyzing corpus frequency data
lunch break
14:30 – 16:00 Linear and mixed effects models
coffee break
16:30 – 18:00 Time series analysis


Please register for KONVENS and select the statistics tutorial option. The tutorial is already included in the main conference fee. Alternatively, you can register only for the workshop/tutorial day at a reduced rate.


All participants are asked to bring their own laptop and to install basic software before arriving at the tutorial. More information regarding the required software will be provided here by the end of September.


The tutorial will be taught by Andreas Blombach, Philipp Heinrich, and Stefan Evert (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg).