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Analysis of Gaelic Station Names: An exploration of inter-language similarity measures for place-names and the design of rural scores.

Motivation Most of modern Scotland was once Gaelic-speaking and a policy change in 2010 means Gaelic names appear alongside English names on almost all station signs across Scotland’s railway. I live in Glasgow and often travel out into the highlands and over time I hypothesised: H1: The Gaelic and English names of a station become more similar

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