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. 24/07/2019.
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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. [>]