Olga Sozinova

Computational linguist, hobby artist


Participated at the DH2016

July, 2016

On July 11–16 I participated at the Digital Humanities 2016 in Krakow, Poland presenting a poster on Complex Networks-Based Approach to Russian Rhyme History Description: Linguostatistics and Database.
Link to the abstract

Exchange studies in Tübingen

March, 2016

Winter semester 2015/16 I have studied Computational Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Participated at the IV Clinical linguistics international congress

February 22, 2016

On November 18–20, 2015 I gave a talk at the IV Clinical linguistics international congress in Barcelona, Spain.
The abstract on Tense Switching in Narratives by Russian Aphasia Speakers by Olga Sozinova and Mariya Khudyakova can be found here

Conference talk at Gasparov readings 2015

April, 2015

On April 16–18 I participated at the Gasparov readings conference at the Russian State University for the Humanities with a talk on Rhyme: Psychological Experiment.
Review on the conference can be found here (in Russian)

Olga Sozinova at Workshop in Leiden

March, 2015

On March 19–20, I participated in the workshop ‘Structure of Verse’, which took place in the beautiful city of Leiden. The first day of the event was dedicated to the structure of verse and its perception, and the second day was dedicated to the principles of construction and use of poetic corpora.
Read more at hse.ru

Olga Sozinova at University of Tromsø Conference

January, 2015

On January 22–23 Norway’s University of Tromsø held the ‘Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology (NoSLiP),’ organized by the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology.
The paper I presented was called ‘Corpus Research on the Variation of the Reflexive Postfix -sja in the Russian Subdialect of the Ustja River Basin’ and was based on an expedition report from a trip to the Arkhangelsk region in early summer 2014.
Read more at hse.ru

Exchange Studies in Bern

June, 2014

February–May 2014 I have studied abroad at the University of Bern, Switzerland.
Read more at hse.ru (in Russian)


Russian Rhyme Database (demo)

Developing Django website
Russian rhyme database is the first web resource for finding Russian rhymes with reference to the actual verse lines from Russian poetry (from the 18th century to the first third of the 20th century).
2016 NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia

Guess Bayes factor

Developing R Shiny application
Game of guessing a Bayes factor given some scatter plot with regression lines.
2016 University of Tübingen, Germany

Beserman Dictionary

Developing web interface
2015 Moscow, Russia

HSE Thai Corpus

Crawling texts
HSE Thai Corpus — the corpus of modern texts written in Thai language.
2015–2016 NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia

Freaky Frequency

Research on Russian verb forms frequency
Freaky Frequency is an information system based on the collection of Russian word forms and their frequency.
NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia


88 days

The project was inspired by the book "Draw every day" by Natali Ratkovski.
In spring–summer 2015 during 88 days I made sketches about some events happening, thoughts or dreams, music I was listening to. All in all, it resulted in 86 pictures followed by some comments.

B/w and sepia graphics

Coloured graphics