Search for dissertations about: "language documentation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words language documentation.

  1. 1. Dietetic documentation : Content, language and the meaning of standardization in Swedish dietitians’ patient record notes

    Author : Elin Lövestam; Agneta Andersson; Alison Steiber; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nutrition informatics; dietitians; Nutrition Care Process; patient records; professionalization; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore dietetic notes in Swedish patient records regarding content, language and the meaning of standardization.Firstly, an audit instrument for dietetic notes in patient records, Diet-NCP-Audit, was elaborated and tested. READ MORE

  2. 2. A comparative study of Yucatec Maya Sign Languages

    Author : Josefina Safar; Johanna Mesch; Olivier Le Guen; Victoria Nyst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Yucatec Maya Sign Language; Yucatec Maya; Mexico; Mesoamerica; shared sign language; village sign language; language emergence; language evolution; sociolinguistic variation; gesture-sign interface; grammaticalisation; lexicalisation; cardinal numbers; size-and-shape specifiers; translanguaging; noun-verb distinction; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : In my dissertation, I focus on the documentation and comparison of indigenous sign languages in Yucatán, Mexico. I conducted fieldwork in four Yucatec Maya communities with a high incidence of deafness. READ MORE

  3. 3. A grammar of Kalamang : The Papuan language of the Karas Islands

    Author : Eline Visser; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Papuan languages; linguistics; language; syntax; semantics; phonology; morphology; language documentation; descriptive linguistics; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This thesis is a grammar of Kalamang, a Papuan language of western New Guinea in the east of Indonesia. It is spoken by around 130 people on the biggest of the Karas Islands. This grammar is based on 11 months of fieldwork. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shades of Certainty : Annotation and Classification of Swedish Medical Records

    Author : Sumithra Velupillai; Hercules Dalianis; Martin Hassel; Sabine Bergler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clinical documentation; Certainty level classification; Annotation; E-health; Corpus creation; De-identification; Speculative language; Medical Records; Swedish; Natural Language Processing; Language Technology; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Access to information is fundamental in health care. This thesis presents research on Swedish medical records with the overall goal of building intelligent information access tools that can aid health personnel, researchers and other professions in their daily work, and, ultimately, improve health care in general. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small-scale multilingualism and language contact in egalitarian foragers

    Author : Joanne Yager; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks; small-scale multilingualism; egalitarian language contact; egalitarian bilingualism; bilingual semantic interaction; crosslinguistic influence; lexical convergence; bilingual optimization strategies; Aslian; Austroasiatic; Jedek; Jahai; foragers; undiscovered languages; topological relations; caused motion events; reciprocal events; phylogenetic networks;

    Abstract : Situations of multilingualism and language contact in which language varieties are small in scale and relatively equal in social status are important phenomena affecting processes of language change throughout human history. Despite this, our knowledge about the outcomes of multilingualism and language contact in this kind of setting remains limited. READ MORE