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Dr Andrew Wilson

Senior Lecturer

Andrew Wilson

County South

Lancaster University

Bailrigg

Lancaster LA1 4YL

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 593021

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Research overview

My main research interests are in quantitative linguistics and computer-assisted content analysis.  My current research focusses mainly on applying quantitative models to the Celtic languages.  I am also interested in non-verbal semiotics, especially the construction of cultural meanings in the domain of fashion and footwear.

PhD supervision

Language and religion/spirituality. Language and psychoanalysis.The linguistics of altered states of consciousness. Quantitative linguistics. The discourse of fashion (including non-verbal aspects).

Current Teaching

FASS 508 - Quantitative Research Methods Introduction

FASS 509 - Quantitative Research Methods 1

FASS 512 - Quantitative Research Methods 2

LING 102 - Part 1 English Language

LING 103 - Part 1 Linguistics

LING 315 - Forensic Linguistics

LING 421 - Corpus Linguistics

LING 511 - Corpus Linguistics (distance version)

LING 541 - Quantitative Data and Analysis for Applied Linguistics

 

Research Interests

My main research interests are in quantitative linguistics and computer-assisted content analysis.  My current research focusses mainly on applying quantitative models to the Celtic languages.  I am also interested in non-verbal semiotics, especially the construction of cultural meanings in the domain of fashion and footwear.

  • Published

    Quantifying Joyce’s Finnegans Wake

    Sandulescu, C. G., Vianu, L., Popescu, I-I., Wilson, A., Knight, R. & Altmann, G. 2015 In : Glottometrics. 30, p. 45-72 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Probability distributions of grapheme frequencies in Irish and Manx

    Wilson, A. 07/2013 In : Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. 20, 3, p. 169-177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Word length: aspects and languages

    Popescu, I-I., Naumann, S., Kelih, E., Rovenchak, A., Overbeck, A., Sanada, H., Smith, R., Čech, R., Mohanty, P., Wilson, A. & Altmann, G. 2013 Issues in Quantitative Linguistics Vol. 3. Altmann, G. & Köhler, R. (eds.). Lüdenscheid: RAM-Verlag, p. 224-281 57 p. (Studies in Quantitative Linguistics; vol. 13)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

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