Predicting difficulty in New York Times Crossword puzzlesJun 5, 2021 python fun
As part of the Erdős Institue May 2021 Data Science Boot Camp, my group investigated patterns in 27 years worth of New York Times Crossword puzzle data. My group consisted of Caitlin Carpenter and Jonathan Viereck, and the work described here is a shared effort among the three of us.
How to make a vowel chart using matplotlib and pythonJun 3, 2021 phonetics phonology tutorial python
This post explains several methods for plotting a phonetic vowel space from F1 and F2 values. The data here is generated randomly, but any Excel or CSV file of your own can be imported in its place.
Exhaustive list of all ISO-morphic languages (languages whose name equals its ISO 639-3 code)May 3, 2021 fun
Every unique language is assigned a three-letter code based on ISO 639-3 specifications. Information on these codes, and the data files used here, can be accessed here. (As you may now need a subscription to Ethnologue, also check out SIL and Glottolog.)
How to write a phonological rule in Microsoft WordApr 27, 2021 phonology tutorial
The equation editor in Word allows matrices and brackets of various sizes, which is 90% of what we need to make a rule.
How to send a Canvas announcement from your email appDec 27, 2020 tutorial teaching
To send an announcement on Canvas, you normally use the Announcements tool specific to each course. However, you can also send announcements from your native email app using the external feeds feature on Canvas. To send an announcement via email, set up a dummy blog that supports RSS feeds and posting over email, then link that RSS feed with your Canvas site.
Typing IPA symbols on your computerMar 7, 2020 phonetics phonology tutorial
For doing any serious phonetic or phonological work, you should have a fully IPA compliant Unicode font installed. While many phonetic symbols are accessible without these fonts, not all handle the full range of symbols and diacritics properly. The SIL provides several such fonts for free: