Corpus Methods for Semantics

Quantitative studies in polysemy and synonymy

| University of Paris VIII
| University of Sussex
ISBN 9789027223975 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027270337 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
This volume seeks to advance and popularise the use of corpus-driven quantitative methods in the study of semantics. The first part presents state-of-the-art research in polysemy and synonymy from a Cognitive Linguistic perspective. The second part presents and explains in a didactic manner each of the statistical techniques used in the first part of the volume. A handbook both for linguists working with statistics in corpus research and for linguists in the fields of polysemy and synonymy.
[Human Cognitive Processing, 43]  2014.  viii, 545 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Section 1. Polysemy and synonymy
Polysemy and synonymy: Corpus method and cognitive theory
Dylan Glynn
Competing ‘transfer’ constructions in Dutch: The case of ont-verbs
Martine Delorge, Koen Plevoets and Timothy Colleman
Rethinking constructional polysemy: The case of the English conative construction
Florent Perek
Quantifying polysemy in Cognitive Sociolinguistics
Justyna A. Robinson
The many uses of run : Corpus methods and Socio-Cognitive Semantics
Dylan Glynn
Visualizing distances in a set of near-synonyms: Rather, quite, fairly, and pretty
Guillaume Desagulier
A case for the multifactorial assessment of learner language: The uses of may and can in French-English interlanguage
Sandra C. Deshors and Stefan Th. Gries
Dutch causative constructions: Quantification of meaning and meaning of quantification
Natalia Levshina, Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman
The semasiological structure of Polish myśleć ‘to think’: A study in verb-prefix semantics
Malgorzata Fabiszak, Anna Hebda, Iwona Kokorniak and Karolina Krawczak
A multifactorial corpus analysis of grammatical synonymy: The Estonian adessive and adposition peal ‘on’
Jane Klavan
A diachronic corpus-based multivariate analysis of “I think that” vs. “I think zero”
Christopher Shank, Koen Plevoets and Hubert Cuyckens
Section 2. Statistical techniques
Techniques and tools: Corpus methods and statistics for semantics
Dylan Glynn
Statistics in R: First steps
Joost van de Weijer and Dylan Glynn
Frequency tables: Tests, effect sizes, and explorations
Stefan Th. Gries
Collostructional analysis: Measuring associations between constructions and lexical elements
Martin Hilpert
Cluster analysis: Finding structure in linguistic data
Dagmar Divjak and Nick Fieller
Correspondence analysis: Exploring data and identifying patterns
Dylan Glynn
Logistic regression: A confirmatory technique for comparisons in corpus linguistics
Dirk Speelman
Name index
Subject index
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Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2014004752 | Marc record