Search for dissertations about: "corpus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 240 swedish dissertations containing the word corpus.

  1. 1. The Multilingual Forest : Investigating High-quality Parallel Corpus Development

    Author : Yvonne Adesam; Martin Volk; Joakim Nivre; Koenraad de Smedt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; treebank; syntax; alignment; corpus; annotation projection; multilingual; tagging; parsing; datorlingvistik; Computational Linguistics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the development of parallel treebanks, collections of language data consisting of texts and their translations, with syntactic annotation and alignment, linking words, phrases, and sentences to show translation equivalence. We describe the semi-manual annotation of the SMULTRON parallel treebank, consisting of 1,000 sentences in English, German and Swedish. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Local Grammar of Cause and Effect : A Corpus-driven Study

    Author : Christopher Allen; Geoffrey Barnbrook; Christopher Gledhill; Susan Hunston; UK Univeristy of Birmingham; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Local grammar; Biomedical English; Corpus-driven; Humaniora; Humanities;

    Abstract : This thesis puts forward a specialized, functional grammar of cause and effect withinthe sub-genre of biomedical research articles. Building on research into the localgrammars of dictionary definitions and evaluation, the thesis describes the applicationof a corpus-driven methodology to description of the principal lexical grammaticalpatterns which underpin causation in scientific writing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Noun Phrases in British Travel Texts : A Corpus-Based Study

    Author : Tore Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; corpus linguistics; syntactic variation; noun phrase NP ; premodification; postmodification; simple; complex; NP head; NP function; Engelska; English language; Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This study is a corpus-based investigation of the structure and variation of noun phrases in three types of British texts on tourism and travel. Based on their publishing formats, the corpus texts are divided into three Text categories: tourist brochures, newspaper feature articles dealing with travel and tourism, and travel guides. READ MORE

  4. 4. The introductory it pattern in academic writing by non-native-speaker students, native-speaker students and published writers : A corpus-based study

    Author : Tove Larsson; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Randi Reppen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The introductory it pattern; stance markers; non-native-speaker students; native-speaker students; published expert writing; learner language; corpus linguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present compilation thesis investigates the use of a pattern that is commonly found in academic writing, namely the introductory it pattern (e.g. it is interesting to note the difference). The main aim is to shed further light on the formal and functional characteristics of the pattern in academic writing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agreement with Collective Nouns in English

    Author : Magnus Levin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; markedness; Longman Spoken American Corpus; grammatical change; corpus; conventionalization; concord; conceptualization; collective nouns; British National Corpus; British English; BNC; Australian English; American English; agreement; Agreement Hierarchy; pronouns; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; agreement; language variation; English language; Engelska språket; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns agreement with collective nouns in American, British and Australian English. It is based on material from newspaper corpora and spoken corpora. The findings suggest that dialectal, stylistic, diachronic, syntactic and semantic factors interact in the selection of singular and plural agreement. READ MORE