Tanja Säily

Articles

2020. Mäkelä, Eetu, Krista Lagus, Leo Lahti, Tanja Säily, Mikko Tolonen, Mika Hämäläinen, Samuli Kaislaniemi & Terttu Nevalainen. Wrangling with non-standard data. Sanita Reinsone, Inguna Skadiņa, Anda Baklāne & Jānis Daugavietis (eds.), Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th Conference, Riga, Latvia, October 21–23, 2020 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings 2612), 81–96. Aachen: CEUR-WS.org. DHN 2020 Best Paper Award.

2020. Nevalainen, Terttu, Tanja Säily, Turo Vartiainen, Aatu Liimatta & Jefrey Lijffijt. History of English as punctuated equilibria? A meta-analysis of the rate of linguistic change in Middle English. Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics 6(2): article 20190008. Special issue, Comparative Sociolinguistic Perspectives on the Rate of Linguistic Change, ed. by Terttu Nevalainen, Tanja Säily & Turo Vartiainen.

2020 (in press). Vartiainen, Turo & Tanja Säily. Historiallinen korpuslingvistiikka [Historical corpus linguistics]. Kielentutkimuksen menetelmiä [Linguistic Methodology]. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura.

2019. Hämäläinen, Mika, Tanja Säily, Jack Rueter, Jörg Tiedemann & Eetu Mäkelä. Revisiting NMT for normalization of early English letters. Beatrice Alex, Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb, Anna Kazantseva, Nils Reiter & Stan Szpakowicz (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature (ACL Anthology W19-25), 71–75. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics.

2019. Hill, Mark J., Ville Vaara, Tanja Säily, Leo Lahti & Mikko Tolonen. Reconstructing intellectual networks: From bibliographic metadata to historical material. Costanza Navarretta, Manex Agirrezabal & Bente Maegaard (eds.), Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 4th Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 6–8, 2019 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings 2364), 201–219. Aachen: CEUR-WS.org. DHN 2019 Best Paper Award.

2018. Säily, Tanja. Change or variation? Productivity of the suffixes -ness and -ity. Terttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin & Tanja Säily (eds.), Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 8), 197–218. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2018. Säily, Tanja. Conservative and progressive individuals. Terttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin & Tanja Säily (eds.), Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 8), 235–242. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2018. Säily, Tanja, Victorina González-Díaz & Jukka Suomela. Variation in the productivity of adjective comparison in Present-day English. Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love & Karin Aijmer (eds.), Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech: Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014 (Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics 21), 159–184. Abingdon: Routledge. Authors’ version.

2018. Säily, Tanja, Eetu Mäkelä & Mika Hämäläinen. Explorations into the social contexts of neologism use in early English correspondence. Pragmatics & Cognition 25(1): 30–49. Special issue, The Dynamics of Lexical Innovation: Data, Methods, Models, ed. by Daphné Kerremans, Jelena Prokić, Quirin Würschinger & Hans-Jörg Schmid. Authors’ version.

2018. Säily, Tanja, Arja Nurmi & Anni Sairio. Methods for studying changes lacking a variable. Terttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin & Tanja Säily (eds.), Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 8), 68–74. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2018. Hämäläinen, Mika, Tanja Säily, Jack Rueter, Jörg Tiedemann & Eetu Mäkelä. Normalizing early English letters to Present-day English spelling. Beatrice Alex, Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb, Anna Feldman, Anna Kazantseva, Nils Reiter & Stan Szpakowicz (eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature (ACL Anthology W18-45), 87–96. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics.

2018. Kesäniemi, Joonas, Turo Vartiainen, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. Exploring meta-analysis for historical corpus linguistics based on linked data. Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science 5(1–2): 4–47.

2018. Kesäniemi, Joonas, Turo Vartiainen, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. Open science for English historical corpus linguistics: Introducing the Language Change Database. Eetu Mäkelä, Mikko Tolonen & Jouni Tuominen (eds.), Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 3rd Conference, Helsinki, Finland, March 7–9, 2018 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings 2084), 51–62. Aachen: CEUR-WS.org.

2018. Laitinen, Mikko & Tanja Säily. Google Books: A shortcut to studying language variability? Terttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin & Tanja Säily (eds.), Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 8), 223–233. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2017. Säily, Tanja & Jukka Suomela. types2: Exploring word-frequency differences in corpora. Turo Hiltunen, Joe McVeigh & Tanja Säily (eds.), Big and Rich Data in English Corpus Linguistics: Methods and Explorations (Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 19). Helsinki: VARIENG.

2017. Säily, Tanja, Turo Vartiainen & Harri Siirtola. Exploring part-of-speech frequencies in a sociohistorical corpus of English. Tanja Säily, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin & Anita Auer (eds.), Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 7), 23–52. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Authors’ version.

2017. Siirtola, Harri, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. Interactive Principal Component Analysis. Ebad Banissi (ed.), Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV 2017), 416–421. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. Authors’ version.

2016. Säily, Tanja. Sociolinguistic variation in morphological productivity in eighteenth-century English. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 12(1): 129–151. Author’s version.

2016. Lijffijt, Jefrey, Terttu Nevalainen, Tanja Säily, Panagiotis Papapetrou, Kai Puolamäki & Heikki Mannila. Significance testing of word frequencies in corpora. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities 31(2): 374–397. Authors’ version.

2016. Nevalainen, Terttu, Turo Vartiainen, Tanja Säily, Joonas Kesäniemi, Agata Dominowska & Emily Öhman. Language Change Database: A new online resource. ICAME Journal 40: 77–94.

2016. Siirtola, Harri, Poika Isokoski, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. Interactive text visualization with Text Variation Explorer. Ebad Banissi (ed.), Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV 2016), 330–335. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society. Authors’ version.

2014. Siirtola, Harri, Tanja Säily, Terttu Nevalainen & Kari-Jouko Räihä. Text Variation Explorer: Towards interactive visualization tools for corpus linguistics. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 19(3): 417–429. Authors’ version.

2013. Vartiainen, Turo, Tanja Säily & Mikko Hakala. Variation in pronoun frequencies in early English letters: Gender-based or relationship-based? Jukka Tyrkkö, Olga Timofeeva & Maria Salenius (eds.), Ex Philologia Lux: Essays in Honour of Leena Kahlas-Tarkka (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki XC), 233–255. Helsinki: Société Néophilologique.

2012. Lijffijt, Jefrey, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. CEECing the baseline: Lexical stability and significant change in a historical corpus. Jukka Tyrkkö, Matti Kilpiö, Terttu Nevalainen & Matti Rissanen (eds.), Outposts of Historical Corpus Linguistics: From the Helsinki Corpus to a Proliferation of Resources (Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 10). Helsinki: VARIENG.

2011. Säily, Tanja. Variation in morphological productivity in the BNC: Sociolinguistic and methodological considerations. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 7(1): 119–141. Author’s version.

2011. Säily, Tanja, Terttu Nevalainen & Harri Siirtola. Variation in noun and pronoun frequencies in a sociohistorical corpus of English. Literary and Linguistic Computing 26(2): 167–188. Authors’ version.

2011. Siirtola, Harri, Terttu Nevalainen & Tanja Säily. Visualisation of text corpora: A case study of the PCEEC. Terttu Nevalainen & Susan M. Fitzmaurice (eds.), How to Deal with Data: Problems and Approaches to the Investigation of the English Language over Time and Space (Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 7). Helsinki: VARIENG.

2010. Siirtola, Harri, Kari-Jouko Räihä, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. Information visualization for corpus linguistics: Towards interactive tools. Shixia Liu, Michelle X. Zhou, Giuseppe Carenini & Huamin Qu (eds.), Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Intelligent Visual Interfaces for Text Analysis (IVITA ’10), 33–36. New York: ACM.

2009. Säily, Tanja & Jukka Suomela. Comparing type counts: The case of women, men and -ity in early English letters. Antoinette Renouf & Andrew Kehoe (eds.), Corpus Linguistics: Refinements and Reassessments (Language and Computers: Studies in Practical Linguistics 69), 87–109. Amsterdam: Rodopi. Authors’ version.

Edited volumes & special issues

2021 (submitted). Säily, Tanja & Jukka Tyrkkö (eds.). Challenges in Combining Structured and Unstructured Data in Corpus Development. Special issue, Research in Corpus Linguistics.

2020. Nevalainen, Terttu, Tanja Säily & Turo Vartiainen (eds.). Comparative Sociolinguistic Perspectives on the Rate of Linguistic Change. Special issue, Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics 6(2).
· Introduction: Comparative sociolinguistic perspectives on the rate of linguistic change

2018. Nevalainen, Terttu, Minna Palander-Collin & Tanja Säily (eds.). Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A Sociolinguistic Approach (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 8). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [open access]

2017. Säily, Tanja, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin & Anita Auer (eds.). Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 7). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
· Introduction: The future of historical sociolinguistics? · Authors’ version

2017. Hiltunen, Turo, Joe McVeigh & Tanja Säily (eds.). Big and Rich Data in English Corpus Linguistics: Methods and Explorations (Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 19). Helsinki: VARIENG. [open access]
· Introduction: How to turn linguistic data into evidence?

2011. Timofeeva, Olga & Tanja Säily (eds.). Words in Dictionaries and History: Essays in Honour of R. W. McConchie (Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 14). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2006. McConchie, R. W., Olga Timofeeva, Heli Tissari & Tanja Säily (eds.). Selected Proceedings of the 2005 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [open access]

Theses

2014. Säily, Tanja. Sociolinguistic Variation in English Derivational Productivity: Studies and Methods in Diachronic Corpus Linguistics (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki XCIV). Helsinki: Société Néophilologique. Author’s version.

2008. Säily, Tanja. Productivity of the Suffixes -ness and -ity in 17th-century English Letters: A Sociolinguistic Approach. Unpublished MA thesis, Department of English, University of Helsinki.

Tools

I have participated in the development of the following tools and methods: