- Computational Linguistics: Combining linguistic knowledge with machine learning methods for natural language processing
- Corpus Linguistics: Compilation, annotation, and analysis of native and learner corpora
- ICALL: Intelligent computer-assisted language learning
- Funded research and software downloads
- APLNG 200: Introduction to Language, Culture, and Social Interaction (Fall 2014)
- APLNG 491: Theory: Second Language Acquisition (Spring 2015)
- APLNG 578: Computational and Statistical Methods for Corpus Analysis (Spring 2015)
- List of coures taught
- Fernandez, Julieta, Gates-Tapia, Anna, & Lu, Xiaofei (forthcoming). Oral proficiency and pragmatic marker use in L2 spoken Spanish: The case of pues and bueno. Journal of Pragmatics.
- Lu, Xiaofei (2014). Computational
Methods for Corpus Annotation and Analysis. Dordrecht: Springer.
- Zhang, Xian & Lu, Xiaofei (2014). A
longitudinal study of receptive vocabulary breadth knowledge growth
and vocabulary fluency development. Applied Linguistics, 35(3):283-304.
- Hartig, Alissa J. & Lu, Xiaofei (2014). Plain English and legal writing: Comparing expert and novice writers. English for Specific Purposes, 33(1):87-96.
- Lu, Xiaofei, Gamson, David A., & Eckert, Sarah Anne
(2014). Lexical difficulty and diversity in American
elementary school reading textbooks: Changes over the past
century. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(1):94-117.
- Gamson, David A., Lu, Xiaofei, & Eckert, Sarah Anne (2013). Challenging the research base of the common core state standards: A historical reanalysis of text complexity. Educational Researcher, 42(7):381-391.
- Zhang, Jie & Lu, Xiaofei (2013). Variability in Chinese as a
Foreign Language learners' development of the Chinese numeral
classifier system. The Modern Language Journal, 97(s1):46-60.
- Lu, Xiaofei (2012). The
relationship of lexical richness to the quality of ESL learners'
oral narratives. The Modern Language Journal, 96(2):190-208. [Lexical Complexity Analyzer]
- Thorne, Steve L., Fischer, Ingrid, & Lu, Xiaofei (2012).
The semiotic ecology and linguistic complexity of an online game world. ReCall, 24(3):279-301.
- Lu, Xiaofei (2011). A corpus-based evaluation of syntactic complexity measures as indices of college-level ESL writers' language development. TESOL Quarterly, 45(1):36-62.
- Lu, Xiaofei (2010). Automatic analysis of syntactic complexity in second language writing. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 15(4):474-496. [L2 Syntactic Complexity Analyzer]
- Lu, Xiaofei (2009). Automatic measurement of syntactic complexity in child language acquisition. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 14(1):3-28. [D-Level Analyzer]
- Lu, Xiaofei (2008). Improving part-of-speech guessing of Chinese unknown words using hybrid models. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 13(2):169-193.
- Lu, Xiaofei (2008). Hybrid
models for sense guessing of Chinese unknown
words. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics,
- Lu, Xiaofei (2007). A hybrid model for Chinese word segmentation. Journal for Language Technology and Computational Linguistics, 22(1):71-88.
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