Fonteyn, L. & Nini, A. ‘Individuality in syntactic variation: an investigation of the 17th-century gerund alternation’. Symposium on Representations, Usage and Social Embedding in Language ChangeUniversity of Manchester, Manchester, UK. August 2019.

Nini, A. & Grieve, J. ‘Frequency-free authorship attribution: Testing the n-gram tracing method’. CL2019. Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. July 2019.


Nini, A. ‘The Jack the Ripper case and the evidence for idiolectal lexical bundles’. ICAME 40. Université de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 03/06/2019.
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Nini, A. ‘Who wrote the Jack the Ripper letters? A stylometric analysis’. Digital Humanities Congress 2018. The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. 06/09/2018.
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Fonteyn, L. & Nini, A. ‘Investigating the ing-form network in the idiolects of 17th century authors’. ICCG10: Tenth International Conference on Construction Grammar, Sorbonne Paris Cité University, Paris, France. 17/07/2018. [>]


Grieve, J., Carmody, E., Clarke, I., Gideon, H., Heini, A., Nini, A., Waibel, E. ‘Attributing the Bixby letter using n-gram tracing’. 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. 26/07/2017. [>]

Nini, A. 2017. ‘Profiling the anonymous authors of malicious forensic texts’. 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. 12/07/2017. [>]

Grieve, J., Montgomery, C., Nini, A., Guo, D. 2017. ‘Assessing the use of social media for mapping lexical variation in British English’. International Conference on Language Variation in Europe – ICLAVE 9University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain. 06/06/2017. [>]

Nini, A. 2017. ‘Social media and the new frontiers of forensic authorship profiling’. Invited plenary talk at MFIL – Manchester Forum in Linguistics 2017University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. 28/04/2017. [>]


Nini, A. 2016. ‘The Multidimensional Analysis Tagger, or how I stopped worrying and created a tagger using regular expressions’. Invited talk at 2nd BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG Event 2016. Coventry University, Coventry, UK. 10/12/2016. [>]

Rocchi, J., Nini, A., Saad, D., Grieve, J. 2016. ‘Dynamics and equilibria in Twitter: Analyzing geographical lexical spread’. IT Open Research Forum Workshop, London School of Economics, London, UK. 19/05/2016.


Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D., Kasakoff, A. 2015. ‘Using social media to map double modals in modern American English’. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 44, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 25/10/2015. [>]

Grieve, J., Nini, A., Guo, D., Kasakoff, A. 2015. ‘Recent changes in word formation strategies in American social media’. Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK. 22/07/2015. [>]

Nini, A. 2015. ‘Register variation in malicious forensic texts’. The International Association of Forensic Linguists 12th Biennial Conference. Guandong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China. 07/07/2015. [>]

Nini, A. 2015. A forensic linguistics analysis of the Sony hack texts. Invited talk at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cybersecurity. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. 07/05/2015. [>]


Grieve, J., Guo, D., Kasakoff, A. & Nini, A. 2014. ‘Big-data dialectology: Analyzing lexical spread in a multi-billion word corpus of American English’. AACL 2014. Flagstaff, Arizona, US. 28/09/2014. [>]

Nini, A. 2014. The Multidimensional Analysis Tagger – A tool for genre and text type analysis. Invited talk at the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. 12/06/2014. [>]

Nini, A. 2014. ‘The Multidimensional Analysis Tagger – A tool for genre and text type analysis’. ICAME 35 – Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture. Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK. 01/05/2014. [>]


Nini, A. 2013. ‘Authorship profiling as a diagnostic process’. The International Association of Forensic Linguists 11th Biennial Conference. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico. 26/06/2013. [>]

Grieve, J. & Nini, A. 2013. ‘The authorship of the Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms’. Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting. Boston, US, 03/01/2013. [>]


Nini, A. 2012. ‘Codal variation analysis as a forensic tool’. 3rd European Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists. University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. 17/10/2012. [>]


Nini, A. 2011. ‘Systemic functional linguistics: Implications for authorship analysis’. 38th International Systemic Functional Congress. University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal. 25/07/2011. [>]

Nini, A. 2011. ‘Style, systems and genre: A theoretical base for stylistic approaches to authorship analysis’. The International Association of Forensic Linguists 10th Biennial Conference. Aston University, Birmingham, UK. 13/07/2011. [>]