The Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing (CLLC) was established to continue the development and application of statistical and computing tools for the analysis of (literary) texts.
- Emeritus Professor John Burrows presented the Wisbey Lecture in King's College, University of London in September 2006
- In 2004 the group hosted an international conference on humanities computing
- Emeritus Professor John Burrows travelled to New York in June 2001 to receive the 2001 Busa Award
- A Practicable Future for Computing in the Humanities: An International Symposium, The University of Newcastle, July 2001
Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing members (L to R) Prof Hugh Craig, Naomi Fraser, Dr Elizabeth Spencer, Bill Pascoe and Reuben Ramsay
- Priority Research Centre in Bioinformatics "Biomarker discovery and Information-based Medicine – on the classification and description of literary texts using bioinformatics and information theory quantifiers."
- Centre for the Study of Research Training and its Impact (SORTI) "the Stylistics of PhD examination reports."
Some people question whether Shakespeare really wrote the works that bear his name – or whether he even existed at all. Could it be true that the greatest writer in the English language was as fictional as his plays? Natalya St. Clair and Aaron Williams show how a linguistic tool called stylometry might shed light on the answer.