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The School of Linguistics was founded in December 2014. Today, the School offers undergraduate and graduate programs in theoretical and computational linguistics. Linguistics as it is taught and researched at the School does not simply involve mastering foreign languages. Rather, it is the science of language and the methods of its modeling. Research groups in the School of Linguistics study typology, socio-linguistics and areal linguistics, corpus linguistics and lexicography, ancient languages and the history of languages. The School is also developing linguistic technologies and electronic resources: corpora, training simulators, dictionaries, thesauruses, and tools for digital storage and processing of written texts.
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On December 1-3, 2014 a workshop on lexical typology was held at the University of Helsinki. The event was organized by students and lecturers from HSE Faculty of Humanities specializing in fundamental and computer linguistics. MSU students and staff members of Vinogradov Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences also took part in the workshop, with the participants presenting their projects.
Several HSE lecturers presented their reports, Ekaterina Rakhilina and Tatiana Reznikova described a frame-based approach to lexical typology and on the lexical typology of qualitative concepts. Tatiana Reznikova and her co-authors also spoke about verbs describing the sounds of inanimate objects. Marina Bobrik and Roman Krivko presented their papers on the concepts of right and wrong according to Russian historical lexicography, while Boris Orekhov and Tatiana Reznikova spoke about statistical methods in lexical typology.