Olga Scrivner

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"Language is a city to the building
of which every human being
brought a stone."
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Recent News

Spring 2017

Teaching Shiny Development and R for Data Analysis

Presenting at CDH 2017 (corpora in the digital humanities) - Interactive Text Mining Suite: Data Visualization for Literary Studies

Accepted to Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching, IUPUI

Accepted to AIE), Albi, France - Bringing Medieval Occitan to Life: Visualization Analytics

Selected to attend Women in CRA Cohort 2017 (Computer Research Association) in Washington, DC

Fall 2016

Accepted to teach at Summer School ESSLLI 2017

Visualization for Linguistic Research: Methodology Fundamentals

Teaching R for Linguistics and Literature Reading Group

Virtual Reality Technologies Workshop (with Nitocris Perez) - FACET

Teaching Corpus Linguistics L615

Spring 2016-Spring 2017
IU SOTL Grant for Augmented Reality Project

NWAV45 Workshop Proposal accepted at Optimizing Language Variation Analysis

Baton Rouge, LSU - 2-hour workshop Data Visualization Slides

Paper accepted at Future Technologies Conference, San Francisco - Augmented Realities for Foreign Language Teaching and Learning

Recent Publications:

Linguistic Society of America Conference

Language Variation Suite: A theoretical and methodological contribution for linguistic data analysis [Link]

Computational Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies

Topic Modeling of Scholarly Articles: Interactive Text Mining Suite [Link]

Conferences 2015
Digital Scholarship Conference, Bucknell University, November, Pennsylvania

Creating a Digital Environment for Engaging Students, Teachers, and Researchers in Medieval Literature [Corpus] Michael McGuire and Olga Scrivner

NWAV 44, October, Toronto, Canada

A real time comparison of the lenition of intervocalic /d/ in Spanish: Examining the changes in the sociolinguistic profile from 1987 to 2004-2010 [Poster]

June, 2015

My dissertation is available on IUScholarsWork

May, 2015

May 6th - my dual PhD Defense (French Linguistics/Computational Linguistics)

"Probabilistic Approach in Historical Linguistics. Word Order in Infinitival Clauses: from Latin to Old French"


Welcome to my website



Visiting Lecturer at Indiana University

Research Interests:

  1. Natural Language Processing - Text Mining and Visualization
  2. Digital Humanities
  3. Sociolinguistics
  4. Corpus Linguistics
  5. Diachronic Syntax
  6. Bayesian Statistics in Linguistics
  7. Informational Structure (Syntax-discorse interface)
  8. Romance Languages: Occitan, Picard, Catalan
  9. Virtual Learning through Gamification (Oculus Rift and Unity)
  10. Sentiment, emotion and discourse analysis

In my life time I have travelled around the world and crossed Equator several times by ship ("Ocean Explorer 1")!

My Resume

Visualization Software Development (Shine Web Applications):

  1. Language Variation Suite - a toolkit for quantitative analysis
  2. Interactive Text Mining Suite - a toolkit for text mining

Programming skills: R, Shiny, python, java, Latex



Research Gate


HASTAC (Humanities, Art, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)

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Contact: obscrivn at indiana dot edu

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