Essays about: "modern linguistics"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 22 essays containing the words modern linguistics.

  1. 6. Intersemiotic Translation from Film to Audio Description: A cognitive semiotic approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Ida Stevia Krogh Diget; [2019]
    Keywords : cognitive semiotics; semiotics; intersemiotic translation; translation; linguistics; film; audio description; narratology; narratives; narrative levels; narrative structure; multimodality; multimodal narratives; polysemiotic communication; Visual Into Words; VIW project; VIW corpus; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Audiovisual content is heavily prevalent in many modern societies. Film, in particular, is a favourite form of entertainment to many. Film is by nature both multimodal and polysemiotic, employing the modalities of visual and auditive as well as the semiotic systems of language, gesture, depiction and music. READ MORE

  2. 7. Named-entity recognition in Czech historical texts : Using a CNN-BiLSTM neural network model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Helena Hubková; [2019]
    Keywords : named entity recognition; Czech historical texts; historical newspapers; CNN-BiLSTM neural network;

    Abstract : The thesis presents named-entity recognition in Czech historical newspapers from Modern Access to Historical Sources Project. Our goal was to create a specific corpus and annotation manual for the project and evaluate neural networks methods for named-entity recognition within the task. READ MORE

  3. 8. Pronoun Usage in the State of the Union Address and Weekly Addresses by Donald Trump : A Critical Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics Approach

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Karolina Katarzyna Tęcza; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Corpus Linguistics; Persuasion; Manipulation; Political Discourse; Pronoun Use;

    Abstract : In the modern world of politics, convincing the audience is the key to democratically gain power in society—and the amount of power politicians gain depends on how convincing they are. In this competitive domain, elites use discourse not only to persuade the audience, but also to manipulate the audience. READ MORE

  4. 9. Understanding Context-free Grammars through Data Visualization

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för datorlingvistik

    Author : Felix Hultin; [2016]
    Keywords : Context-free grammar; data visualization; usability testing; user interview; D3.js; Backbone.js; JavaScript;

    Abstract : Ever since the late 1950's, context-free grammars have played an important role within the field of linguistics, been a part of introductory courses and expanded into other fields of study. Meanwhile, data visualization in modern web development has made it possible to do feature rich visualization in the browser. READ MORE

  5. 10. The House of Stewart as Agent of Language Change : A Historical Sociolinguistic Corpus Analysis of Register Variation and Language Change in the Stewart Letters (1504-1669)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Niclas Vikström; [2016]
    Keywords : Historical sociolinguistics; corpus linguistics; the Parsed Corpus of Early English Correspondence PCEEC ; Late Middle and Early Modern English; the house of Stewart.;

    Abstract : The present project set out to explore whether or not the members of one of the most powerful families in history functioned as agents of language change. Using the Parsed Corpus of Early English Correspondence (PCEEC), the present project examines and discusses linguistic conservatism and innovation in relation to the historical movement towards a Standard English. READ MORE