Publications

forthcoming

Fonteyn, L. & Nini, A. Individuality in syntactic variation: an investigation of the 17th-century gerund alternation. Cognitive Linguistics.
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Nini, A., Bailey, G., Guo, D., Grieve, J. The graphical representation of phonetic dialect features of the North of England on social media. In Honeybone, P. & Maguire, W. (eds), Dialect Writing and the North of England, 266-296, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
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2019

Nini, A. (2019). Corpus analysis in forensic linguistics. In Chapelle, C. A. (ed), The Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, 313-320, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell
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Grieve, J., Chiang, E., Clarke, I., Gideon, H., Heini, A., Nini, A., Waibel, E. (2019). Attributing the Bixby letter using n-gram tracing. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 34(3), 493-512.
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Grieve, J., Montgomery, C., Nini, A., Murakami, A., Guo, D. (2019). Mapping lexical dialect variation in British English using Twitter. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, 2, 11.
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Nini, A. (2019). Developing forensic authorship profiling. Language and Law/Linguagem e Direito, 5(2), 38-58.
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Nini, A. (2019). The Multi-Dimensional Analysis Tagger. In Berber Sardinha, T. & Veirano Pinto M. (eds), Multi-Dimensional Analysis: Research Methods and Current Issues, 67-94, London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
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2018

Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D. (2018). Mapping lexical innovation on American social media. Journal of English Linguistics, 46(4), 293-319.
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Nini, A. (2018). An authorship analysis of the Jack the Ripper letters. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 33(3),  621-636.
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2017

Nini, A. (2017). Register variation in malicious forensic texts. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 24(1), 99-126.
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Nini, A., Corradini, C., Guo, D., Grieve, J. (2017). The application of growth curve modeling for the analysis of diachronic corpora. Language Dynamics and Change, 7(1), 102-125.
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Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D. (2017). Analyzing lexical emergence in Modern American English online. English Language and Linguistics, 21(1), 99-127.
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2015

Nini, A. (2015). Authorship Profiling in a Forensic Context. PhD dissertation. Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
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2013

Nini, A. (2013). Codal variation theory as a forensic tool. In Bridging the Gap(s) between Language and the Law: Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists. Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, 31-41.
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Nini, A. & Grant, T. (2013). Bridging the gap between stylistic and cognitive approaches to authorship analysis using Systemic Functional Linguistics and multidimensional analysis. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 20(2), 173-202.
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