Lecture: “Burrows Zeta for Contrastive Lexical Stylistics”. Galway Training School of the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History, co-located with the EADH Conference 2018, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, December 5, 2018. – Plenary lecture.





  • Proisl, Thomas, Stefan Evert, Fotis Jannidis, Christof Schöch, Leonard Konle, and Steffen Pielström. “Delta vs. N-Gram Tracing: Evaluating the Robustness of Authorship Attribution Methods.” In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), edited by Nicoletta Calzolari. Miyazaki, Japan: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 2018.
  • Open Access: http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2018/summaries/835.html.



Calvo Tello, José, Ulrike Henny-Kramer, and Christof Schöch. “Textbox: análisis del léxico mediante corpus literarios.” In Historia del léxico español y Humanidades digitales, edited by Dolores Corbella, Alejandro Fajardo, and Jutta Langenbacher, 225–54. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2018.


  • Schöch, Christof. “Zeta für die kontrastive Analyse literarischer Texte. Theorie, Implementierung, Fallstudie.” In Quantitative Ansätze in den Literatur- und Geisteswissenschaften. Systematische und historische Perspektiven, edited by Toni Bernhart, Sandra Richter, Marcus Lepper, Marcus Willand, and Andrea Albrecht, 77–94. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2018.
  • Volltext im Open Access: https://www.degruyter.com/view/books/9783110523300/9783110523300-004/9783110523300-004.xml.

Christof Schöch: “Distant Reading for European Literary History: A COST Action”, DARIAH Text and Data Analysis Working Group Meeting, DARIAH Annual Event 2018, Paris, 22.-24.5.2018.


Christof Schöch: “Towards a Resarch Agenda for Data-driven Approches to Literary Periods”. Annual conference of The Coordinating Committee for the Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages Series (CHLEL): ‘Period Shapers in Literary History’, org. Dirk van Hulle. University of Antwerp, 24.5.2018. – Keynote.


Christof Schöch: “Kontrastive Textanalysen mit Burrows’ Zeta”. Ringvorlesung: Transdisziplinäre Aspekte digitaler Methodik in den Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften. Hochschule Mainz / Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte, 16.5.2018.


Fotis Jannidis & Christof Schöch: “Measuring the Complexity of Literary Texts: Results from STTR Measurements and Direct Speech Identification”, Osaka-Würzburg Collaborative Workshop, org. Tomoji Tabata, Osaka University, Japan, April 5, 2018.




Fotis Jannidis & Christof Schöch: “Text Mining for Digital Humanities: Measuring the Complexity of Literary Texts”. CITE Seminar Series, Center for Information Technology in Education, Hong Kong University, 28.3.2018. – Guest lecture.




Christof Schöch, “Using Word Embeddings to Support Methods of Quantitative Text Analysis”. Workshop Embedded Humanities – The Use of Distributional Models in the Digital Humanities, org. Fotis Jannidis and Mike Kestemont / DARIAH TDA Working Group, im Rahmen der Jahrestagung des DHd-Verbands, Thema: Kritik der digitalen Vernunft. Universität zu Köln, 27.2.2018.