Search for dissertations about: "Statistical semantics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Statistical semantics.

  1. 1. Triangulating Perspectives on Lexical Replacement From Predictive Statistical Models to Descriptive Color Linguistics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Susanne Vejdemo; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; semantics; lexical typology; semantic typology; historical linguistics; historical semantics; lexical replacement; lexical change; rate of lexical replacement; color; regression models; Swedish; English; German; Danish; Norwegian; Icelandic; method triangulation; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate lexical replacement processes from several complementary perspectives. It does so through three studies, each with a different scope and time depth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conceptualizing and Measuring Well-Being Using Statistical Semantics and Numerical Rating Scales

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Oscar Kjell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-03-26]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Well-being; Latent semantic analysis; Statistical semantics; Satisfaction with life; Harmony in life; Välbefinnande; Harmoni i livet; Tillfredsställelse med livet; Statistisk semantik; Latent semantisk analys;

    Abstract : Hur man beskriver och eftersträvar välbefinnande är viktigt, eftersom det påverkar både forskning och samhället i stort. Denna avhandling handlar om hur välbefinnande definieras och mäts, vilket både innefattar en kritisk diskussion kring befintliga teorier om välbefinnande samt en utveckling av empiriska metoder och statistiska verktyg för att öka vår förståelse gällande hur personer uppfattar och eftersträvar välbefinnande. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dependency-based Semantic Analysis of Natural-language Text

    University dissertation from Department of Computer Science, Lund University

    Author : Richard Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Natural language processing; syntax; semantics; computer science;

    Abstract : Semantic roles, logical relations such as Agent or Instrument that hold between events and their participants and circumstances, need to be determined automatically by several types of applications in natural language processing. This process is referred to as semantic role labeling. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case in Icelandic : A Synchronic, Diachronic and Comparative Approach

    University dissertation from Scandinavian Languages

    Author : Johanna Barddal; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian languages and literature; Development of th; Scandinavian Linguistics; Spoken vs. Written Icelandic; Usage-based Model; Construction Grammar; Borrowings; Neologism; Type Frequency; Productivity; Argument Structure; Thematic Roles; Syntactic functions; Icelandic; Morphological Case; Nordiska språk språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of what the function of morphological case is in Icelandic. The working hypotheses of this book is that morphological case is a multifunctional category. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conceptual metaphors in learning and teaching entropy : adopting a cognitive semantic approach in science education research

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Fredrik Jeppsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Science education; thermodynamics; semantics; conceptual metaphors; Naturvetenskapernas didaktik; termodynamik; entropi; semantik; begreppsliga metaforer;

    Abstract : Over the last 20 years there has been an extensive amount of research on science learning conducted from a “knowledge-in-pieces” or “resources” perspective. One of the main goals of that research has been to identify and characterize available cognitive knowledge resources that can be productive components of scientific understanding. READ MORE