Doing Applied Research in Forensic Linguistics - A Focus on Online Child Protection
- Learn underpinning principles and methods for linguistic annotation of chatlog datasets, with a focus on online grooming and offender-to-offender chatlogs in English.
- Discuss and reflect on processes and practices required for adapting linguistic annotations across languages / cultural & professional contexts.
- Learn about the integration of Forensic Linguistics annotations and AI methods, with a focus on developing ethical online grooming classification tools for law enforcement (and other potential users).
- Receive a demonstration of anti-grooming technology tools that have been developed using one or more of the above.Attendees are not required to have domain expertise in either Linguistics or AI. However, familiarity with academic research processes is highly recommended. The masterclass will be interactive, including working with carefully curated chatlog examples.