Essays about: "synonyms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the word synonyms.

  1. 1. A Corpus-Based Study of the three Near-Synonyms : Change, Alter and Modify and Their Collocations

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och lärande

    Author : André Condit; [2022]
    Keywords : Corpus linguistics; near-synonyms; collocations; polysemous;

    Abstract : An important component of nativelike language production is linked to the knowledge of near-synonyms and their collocational patterns. The purpose of this corpus-based study was three-fold: (a) an examination of the frequency distribution across registers of the three near-synonyms change, alter, and modify; (b) their collocational patterns; and (c) their interchangeability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning Words by Translations or Explanations : A study with pupils within the ASD-Spectre at the Swedish Secondary School

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Åke Strömberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Vocabulary acquisition; English; ASD-spectre; IM-program;

    Abstract : Abstract The acquisition of a sufficient vocabulary is crucial in order to learn a language. It is suggested that, to comprehend a text well, at least 95% of the words should be recognized and understood. Hence, it is of value to investigate different methods of learning new words. READ MORE

  3. 3. Automated Trouble Report Labeling : In The Telecom Industry

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Bergkvist Alexander; [2022]
    Keywords : Support Ticket labeling;

    Abstract : Trouble reporting is a substantial component in any technical product's maintenance workflow. In this project, we investigated a set of methods for streamlining this workflow, using both software solutions and machine learning. The aim was to find a way of grouping trouble reports for easier analysis and other potential usecases down the line. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Semantic and Stylistic Features in Genre Classification for News

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Ziming Pei; [2022]
    Keywords : news genre classification; supervised machine learning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we investigate the usefulness of a group of features in genre classification problems for news. We choose a diverse feature set, covering features related to content and styles of the texts. The features are divided into two groups: semantic and stylistic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understand me, do you? : An experiment exploring the natural language understanding of two open source chatbots

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik

    Author : Linnéa Olofsson; Heidi Patja; [2021]
    Keywords : chatbot; natural language processing; natural language understanding; intent classification;

    Abstract : What do you think of when you hear the word chatbot? A helpful assistant when booking flight tickets? Maybe a frustrating encounter with a company’s customer support, or smart technologies that will eventually take over your job? The field of chatbots is under constant development and bots are more and more taking a place in our everyday life, but how well do they really understand us humans?  The objective of this thesis is to investigate how capable two open source chatbots are in understanding human language when given input containing spelling errors, synonyms or faulty syntax. The study will further investigate if the bots get better at identifying what the user’s intention is when supplied with more training data to base their analysis on. READ MORE