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	title        = {Phonotactic diversity predicts the time depth of the world's language families},
	abstract     = {The ASJP (Automated Similarity Judgment Program) described an automated, lexical similarity-based method for dating the world’s language groups using 52 archaeological, epigraphic and historical calibration date points. The present paper describes a new automated dating method, based on phonotactic diversity. Unlike ASJP, our method does not require any information on the internal classification of a language group. Also, the method can use all the available word lists for a language and its dialects eschewing the debate on ‘language’ vs. ‘dialect’. We further combine these dates and provide a new baseline which, to our knowledge, is the best one. We make a systematic comparison of our method, ASJP’s dating procedure, and combined dates. We predict time depths for world’s language families and sub-families using this new baseline. Finally, we explain our results in the model of language change given by Nettle.},
	journal      = {PLoS ONE},
	author       = {Rama, Taraka},
	year         = {2013},
	volume       = {8},
	number       = {5},
	pages        = {e63238},

	title        = {Two methods for automatic cognate identification.},
	booktitle    = {Proceedings of the 5th Conference on  Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics QITL-5. University of Leuven,  12-14 September 2013},
	author       = {Rama, Taraka and Prasanth, Kolachina and Kolachina, Sudheer},
	year         = {2013},
	number       = {5},
	pages        = {76--80},

	title        = {Distance-based Phylogenetic Inference Algorithms in the Subgrouping of Dravidian Languages},
	booktitle    = {Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences},
	editor       = {Lars Borin and Anju Saxena.},
	author       = {Rama, Taraka and Kolachina, Sudheer},
	year         = {2013},
	publisher    = {De Gruyter Mouton},
	address      = {Berlin},
	ISBN         = {978-3-11-030525-8},