The 2018 QUALICO conference in Wroclaw, Poland has now taken place, and was considered a great success by all who attended. Thanks go from IQLA to Prof. Adam Pawlowski and his team for all the hard work that manifested itself as a well-organised, informative, and good-natured conference in a congenial environment.

Selected presentations

Casas, B., Catala, N., Hernandez-Fernandez, A., Ferrer-i-Cancho, R., Baixeries, J. Polysemy: a new bias in child language acquisition? Cech, R., Kosek, P., Navrátilová, O. Why are there variations of the word order positions of enclitics in Old Czech?
Debowski, L. The Puzzling Entropy Rate of Human Languages Fenk-Oczlon, G. Towards a synergetic approach to word order
Gómez-Rodríguez, C., Ferrer-i-Cancho, R., Esteban, J. The origins of the scarcity of crossing dependencies in languages Gagala, L. (Universal) tagger-lemmatiser with deep learning and parallel computing
Hemati,W., Mehler, A., Uslu, T., Baumartz, D., Abrami, G. Evaluating and Integrating Databases in the Area of NLP Hernández Fernández, A. Do linguistic laws emerge from voice?
Kelih, E. Parts of speech–theoretical problems, empirical tendencies and modelling Klyshinsky, E. The method of quantitative evaluation of syntactical inversion
Kubát, M., Hula, J., Cíž, D., Pelegrinová, K., Chen, X., Cech, R. Context Specificity of Function and Content words Litvinova, T., Litvinova, O. A study of texts of an extremist forum “Kavkazchat” using Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count
Litvinova, T., Seredin, P., Mikros, G. The effect of the author's sex and gender on the parameters of written texts with or without gender deception Macutek, J., Mikros, G., Rovenchak, A., Vydrin, V. Menzerath-Altmann law
Matlach, V., Krivochen, D., Milicka, J., Zamecnik, L. Randomness classification Voskaki, R., Mikros, G. A Modern Greek Readability Tool: Development of Evaluation Methods
Milicka, J., Ružicková, A. Demand and Supply in the Communication Process: The Case of Lexical Richness and Phonological Features Mistecky, M. Calculating the Victory Chances. A Stylometric Insight into the 2018 Czech Presidential Election
Moisl, H. Topological mapping for visualisation of high-dimensional historical linguistic data Ochab, J., Franzini, G., Kestemont, M., Rotari, G., Jander, M., Franzini, E., Byszuk, J., Rybicki, J. Attributing authorship in the noisy digitised correspondence of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Ouyang, J., Jiang, J. Minimizaton and Probability Distribution of Dependency Distance in the Process of Second Language Acquisition Pawlowski, A., Malak, P., Herden, E., Walkowiak, T., Topolski, K. Reading bibliographies: methods of semi-automatic categorization of short texts
Prochazka, K., Vogl, G. Language contact in Austria-Hungary Radojicic, M., Lazic, B., Kaplar, S., Stankovic, R., Obradovic, I., Macutek, J. Quantitative analysis of syllable properties in some Slavic languages
Sandrih, B. SMS Sentiment Classification based on Stylometric Features, Emoticons, Informal abbreviations and other Text Features Steiner, P. Some Quantitative-Linguistic Hypotheses on Case
Tuzzi, A. The importance of being earnest (and average) Usami, M., Yamazaki, M. Quantitative Characteristics of the BTSJ Japanese Natural Conversation Corpus (BTSJ-Corpus) ver. 2018: Focusing on the Differences of the Use of Polite Forms According to Sub-groups
Vulanovic, R. Grammar Efficiency and the One-Meaning–One-Form Principle Chen, Y., Liu, H. The More Frequent a Character Word Is, the Simpler Form It Has