Sökning: "semantic change"

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  1. 1. WANNA BE ON TOP? The Hyperparameter Search for Semantic Change's Next Top Model

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Författare :Kate Viloria; [2021-09-22]
    Nyckelord :semantic change; language change; diachronic word embeddings;

    Sammanfattning : Lexical semantic change (LSC) detection through the use of diachronic corpora and computational methods continues to be a prevalent research area in language change (Tahmasebi et al., 2018). LÄS MER

  2. 2. “Tis the season to be vegan” : Discursive identity formations and the discursive construction of veganism in the communication event #veganuary

    Master-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Författare :Saralie Sernhede; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Social media; veganism; Twitter; hashtag activism; CDA; lifestyle movements;

    Sammanfattning : Offering contemporary insights into movement activities, this study explores the discursive identity formations and discursive constructions of veganism in the communication event #veganuary on Twitter. In a tentative attempt to understand #veganuary as a site of discursive and socio-cultural change, this study seeks to answer the research questions: (1) “What discursive identity formations take part in the semantic battle for the meaning of veganism in the communication event #veganuary on Twitter?”, (2) “How is veganism discursively constructed in the communication event #veganuary on Twitter?”, and (3) “How can we understand #veganuary on Twitter as a site of discursive and socio-cultural change?”. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Unsupervised Lexical Semantic Change Detection with Context-Dependent Word Representations

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Författare :Huiling You; [2021]
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    Sammanfattning : In this work, we explore the usefulness of contextualized embeddings from language models on lexical semantic change (LSC) detection. With diachronic corpora spanning two time periods, we construct word embeddings for a selected set of target words, aiming at detecting potential LSC of each target word across time. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Language change and collocations : A study of collocation patterns and semantic prosody during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Författare :Ozelot Oderfält; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Language change; Collocation patterns; Semantic prosody; Coronavirus; Corpus.;

    Sammanfattning : This essay is a corpus-based and quantitative study on language change that has occurred during global events, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Global events especially affect the English language since it is a global language. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Gaming Language and How It Is Characterized

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Författare :Catarina Hsu; [2020]
    Nyckelord :gaming; lexicon; vocabulary; jargon; sociolinguistics; ludolect; semantic field; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : Language is a social act and the fact that social communities create new or change existing words that are known in daily standard language, can make the lexicon difficult to comprehend for the ones not involved. The communication that belong to a specific social group can be classified as a jargon, and in this present study we look at gaming language as an example of how social communities’ lexicon can be manifested. LÄS MER