For a further description of the publications described, please refer to the Projects page.


  • Dekker, P. (2018). Reconstructing language ancestry by performing word prediction with neural networks (Master’s thesis). [pdf]
  • Balog, K., Schuth, A., Dekker, P., Tavakolpoursaleh, N., Schaer, P., & Chuang, P. Y. (2016): Overview of the TREC 2016 Open Search track. In: TREC 2016 Working Notes [pdf] [bib]
  • Dekker, P. (2014). Determining Dutch dialect phylogeny using bayesian inference (Bachelor’s thesis). [pdf] [bib] [html alignments]