Linguists

Some articles on linguists:

Lumpers And Splitters - Usage in Various Fields - Language Classification
... There is no agreement among historical linguists about what amount of evidence is needed for two languages to be safely classified in the same language family ... American linguists of recent decades tend to be splitters ... Much long-range comparison work has been from Russian linguists like Vladislav Illich-Svitych and Sergei Starostin ...
The Linguists
... The Linguists is an independent 2008 American documentary film produced by Ironbound Films about language extinction and language documentation ... It follows two linguists, Greg Anderson of the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages and David Harrison of Swarthmore College, as they travel around the world to collect recordings ...
Chartered Institute Of Linguists - Name and Mission
... The Chartered Institute of Linguists' mission is to “ promote the learning and use of modern languages improve the status of all professional linguists establish and maintain high standards of work serve ...
Columbia School Of Linguistics - Summary
... But CSL linguists make a practice of explaining the arrangement of various forms (/g/, red barn vs ... Ironically, CSL researchers set as their goal what other linguists postulate -- but do not explain how -- children do as they acquire their first language, that is, they ... of possible sentences that could be produced by an algorithm, CSL linguists wonder at the remarkable skill that humans have in employing a limited ...
International Association Of Forensic Linguists
... The International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) is a professional organization consisting primarily of linguists working in fields related to the area of language ... In addition to linguists, the association has members from other professions related to language and the law, particularly members of the legal profession ...