Nini, A. (2023). A Theory of Linguistic Individuality for Authorship Analysis. Elements in Forensic Linguistics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
[Published version] [Twitter thread] [Data and code]


Li, H., Dunn, J., Nini, A. (2022). Register variation remains stable across 60 languages. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory.
[Published version] [Accepted version]

Donlan, L. & Nini, A. (2022). A forensic authorship analysis of the Ayia Napa rape statement. In Picornell, I., Perkins, R., and Coulthard, M. (eds) Methodologies and Challenges in Forensic Linguistics Casework. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
[Accepted version]


Dunn, J. & Nini, A. (2021). Production vs perception: The role of individuality in usage-based grammar induction. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics, 149-159, Online: Association for Computational Linguistics.
[Open access]


Nini, A., Bailey, G., Guo, D., Grieve, J. (2020). The graphical representation of phonological 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.
[Accepted version]

Fonteyn, L. & Nini, A. (2020). Individuality in syntactic variation: An investigation of the 17th-century gerund alternation. Cognitive Linguistics, 31(2), 279-308.
[Open access]


Nini, A. (2019). Corpus analysis in forensic linguistics. In Chapelle, C. A. (ed), The Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, 313-320, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
[Accepted version]

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.
[Published version] [Accepted version]

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.
[Open access]

Nini, A. (2019). Developing forensic authorship profiling. Language and Law/Linguagem e Direito, 5(2), 38-58.
[Open access]

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.
[Accepted version]


Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D. (2018). Mapping lexical innovation on American social media. Journal of English Linguistics, 46(4), 293-319.
[Open access] [Supplemental Material]

Nini, A. (2018). An authorship analysis of the Jack the Ripper letters. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 33(3), 621-636.
[Open access] [Download the Jack the Ripper corpus]


Nini, A. (2017). Register variation in malicious forensic texts. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 24(1), 99-126.
[Published version] [Accepted version] [Download the Malicious Forensic Text corpus]

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.
[Published version] [Accepted version]

Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D. (2017). Analyzing lexical emergence in Modern American English online. English Language and Linguistics, 21(1), 99-127.
[Published version] [Accepted version]


Nini, A. (2015). Authorship Profiling in a Forensic Context. PhD dissertation. Aston University, Birmingham, UK.
[Read] [Abstract]


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, 31-41, Porto: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto.
[Open access]

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.
[Published version] [Accepted version]