Essays about: "modern linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words modern linguistics.

  1. 1. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Keywords : japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Abstract : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transfer Learning for Automatic Author Profiling with BERT Transformers and GloVe Embeddings

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Viktor From; [2022]
    Keywords : machine learning; natural language processing; author profiling; transfer learning; reddit; twitter; glove; bert;

    Abstract : Historically author profiling has been used in forensic linguistics. However, it is not until the last decades that the analysis method has worked into computer science and machine learning. In comparison, determining author profiling characteristics in machine learning is nothing new. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Case for Generative Linguistics in New Testament Exegesis : Surveying the Current Theoretical Landscape and Possible Applicability to Biblical Studies

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för religionsvetenskap och teologi

    Author : Per Kristiansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Koine Greek; biblical Greek; syntax; generative linguistics; generative grammar; functional grammar; dependency grammar; transformational grammar; lingual hallmark; modern linguistics; parsing; compilation; minimalist program; New Testament text;

    Abstract : This essay surveys the current theoretical landscape of modern linguistics, asking whethe generative and possibly transformational linguistics can be applied to syntactic analysis of New Testament texts written in Koine Greek to find lingual hallmarks in the form of personal usage of syntactic rules that uniquely identify the authors of the texts. The conclusion is that there seems to be evidence that an application of a minimalist approach could make the detection of such lingual hallmarks possible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Homograph Disambiguation and Diacritization for Arabic Text-to-Speech Using Neural Networks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Harm Lameris; [2021]
    Keywords : Computational Linguistics; Language Technology; Diacritization; Neural Networks; Deep Learning; Arabic; Natural Language Processing; NLP; Text-to-Speech; TTS; Homograph Disambiguation;

    Abstract : Pre-processing Arabic text for Text-to-Speech (TTS) systems poses major challenges, as Arabic omits short vowels in writing. This omission leads to a large number of homographs, and means that Arabic text needs to be diacritized to disambiguate these homographs, in order to be matched up with the intended pronunciation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contact-induced change and variation in Middle English morphology : A case study on get

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Åberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Language contact; Language change; Middle English; Old Norse; Cognitive linguistics; Old English.;

    Abstract : The present study explores the role of interlingual identification in contact between speakers of Old Norse and Old English. The study focuses on the word get as it occurred throughout a selection of texts in the Middle English period. READ MORE