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Author McGillivray, Barbara
Title Methods in Latin Computational Linguistics
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
©2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (246 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Brill's Studies in Historical Linguistics Ser. ; v.1
Brill's Studies in Historical Linguistics Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1. Historical Languages, Corpora, and Computational Methods -- 1.1. Challenges of Latin Computational Linguistics -- 1.2. Promoting Corpora and Computational Methods -- 1.2.1. Corpus Annotation -- 1.2.2. The Less-Resourced Status of Latin -- 1.2.3. Quantitative Latin Corpuswrite indexwrite {9:corpus} Linguistics -- 1.3. Audience -- 1.4. A New Paradigm -- 1.5. Corpora and Language -- 1.5.1. Which Latin? -- 1.5.2. An Operational Definition of Language -- 1.6. Outline of the Book -- Chapter 2. Computational Resources and Tools for Latin -- 2.1. The Role of Latin -- 2.1.1. Why Are Computational Resources Needed? -- 2.2. Corporawrite indexwrite {20:corpus} and Digital Editions for Latin -- 2.3. Corpus Annotation and NLP Tools -- 2.3.1. Annotating Morphology -- 2.3.2. A Large Annotated Corpuswrite indexwrite {24:corpus!annotated} for Latin -- 2.3.3. Annotating Syntax -- 2.4. Semantic Resources -- 2.4.1. Annotating Semantics -- 2.4.2. Lexical Databases -- 2.5. Summary -- Chapter 3. Verbs in Corpora, Lexicon { ontslant ={--it} ontslantfeature ={+autoitlc -- }edef Brill--5{Brill--5}edef mathfont-Brill--it--bf--5.otf: at5.52061pt{Brill--5.otf:script=latn -- +onum -- +pnum -- at11.04124pt}edef {file:Brill--5.otf:mode=node -- +kern -- +liga -- +tlig -- +ccmp -- +mark -- +mkmk -- script=latn -- +onum -- +pnum -- } at11.04124pt{{file:Brill--5.otf:mode=node -- +kern -- +liga -- +tlig -- +ccmp -- +mark -- +mkmk -- script=latn -- +onum -- +pnum -- } at11.04124pt}global edef loadmathfont-Brill--it--bf--5.otf: at5.52061pt {loaded}global ont m -- 3.1. Why Valency? -- 3.2. Valency in Lexicons -- 3.2.1. A Corpus-Basedwrite indexwrite {34:corpus!-based} Distributional Attitude -- 3.2.2. Consequences for the Definition of Valency -- 3.2.3. Argument Optionality
3.2.4. An Operational Definition of Valency -- 3.3. The Annotationwrite indexwrite {40:annotation} of the Treebankswrite indexwrite {40:treebank} -- 3.3.1. Extracting Argument Patterns from the Treebankswrite indexwrite {45:treebank} -- 3.4. Content and Look of the Lexicon -- 3.4.1. Interface -- 3.5. Quantitative Data -- 3.6. The Lexicon and Latin Computational Linguistics -- Chapter 4. The Agonies of Choice: Automatic Selectional Preferences -- 4.1. Automatic Selectional Preferenceswrite indexwrite {61:selectional preferences} for Latin Verbs -- 4.1.1. The Diachronic Dimension -- 4.2. The Knowledge-Based Approach -- 4.2.1. Challenges of the Latin Data -- 4.2.2. Frames and Constructions -- 4.2.3. Clustering Frames -- 4.2.4. Probabilistic Selectional Preferenceswrite indexwrite {78:selectional preferences}write indexwrite {78:selectional preferences} -- 4.3. The Knowledge-Free Approach -- 4.3.1. Distributional Similarity -- 4.3.2. Distributional Selectional Preferenceswrite indexwrite {80:selectional preferences} -- 4.4. Evaluating Preferences -- 4.4.1. The System Calibration -- 4.4.2. The System Discrimination -- 4.5. Lessons Learnt -- Chapter 5. A Closer Look at Automatic Selectional Preferences for Latin -- 5.1. Data from Latin WordNet -- 5.1.1. Synsets -- 5.1.2. Semantic Properties -- 5.2. Vectors and Linguistic Variables -- 5.2.1. Vectors -- 5.2.2. A Very Brief Introduction to Clusteringwrite indexwrite {94:clustering} -- 5.2.3. Hard Agglomerative Hierarchical Clusteringwrite indexwrite {97:clustering} -- 5.3. A Distributional Measure of Semantic Similaritywrite indexwrite {99:semantic similarity} -- 5.4. Formulae for the Probabilistic Model -- 5.4.1. Conditional Probability -- 5.4.2. Clustering Frames -- 5.4.3. Selectional Preferences as Probabilitywrite indexwrite {104:probability} Distributions -- 5.5. Formulae for the Evaluation of the System
5.5.1. Statistical Dispersion -- 5.5.2. Central Tendency -- 5.5.3. Corpus Frequencies -- 5.5.4. Evaluating the Distributional Model -- Chapter 6. A Corpus-Based Foray into Latin Preverbs -- 6.1. New Paradigm -- 6.2. Origin and Development of Latin Preverbswrite indexwrite {129:preverb} -- 6.2.1. Preverbs and Adpositions -- 6.2.2. Spatial Preverbswrite indexwrite {132:preverb} and Motion Events -- 6.2.3. Classifying Latin -- 6.3. Argument Structure of Latin Prefixed Verbs -- 6.3.1. Synchronic Overview -- 6.3.2. Diachronic Hypotheses -- 6.4. Research Design -- 6.4.1. The Example-Based Approach -- 6.4.2. The Data-Driven Approach -- 6.4.3. Preliminary Steps -- 6.5. Detecting a Diachronic Trend -- 6.5.1. A Multivariate Investigation -- 6.6. Further Explorations -- 6.6.1. Correspondence Analysis -- 6.6.2. A Wider Picture -- 6.7. Main Findings -- Chapter 7. Statistical Background to the Investigation on Preverbs -- 7.1. PearsonâŽs Chi-Square Testwrite indexwrite {179:Chi-square test} of Independence -- 7.2. Linear Regression Modelswrite indexwrite {183:regression model!linear} -- 7.2.1. Linear Functions -- 7.2.2. Linear Regression -- 7.2.3. Generalized Linear Models -- 7.2.4. Mixed-Effect Models -- 7.2.5. The Model for Prefixed Verbs -- 7.3. Correspondence Analysiswrite indexwrite {194:Correspondence Analysis} -- 7.3.0. Construction and Author -- 7.3.1. Multiple Correspondence Analysiswrite indexwrite {206:Correspondence Analysis} -- Chapter 8. Latin Computational Linguisticswrite indexwrite {211:Computational Linguistics!Latin} -- 8.1. A New Field -- 8.2. New Resources and New Methods -- 8.2.1. Computational Models and Latin -- 8.3. Expanding the Field -- 8.4. A New Paradigm -- Bibliography -- Index
In Methods in Latin Computational Linguistics, Barbara McGillivray presents some of the methodological foundations of Latin Computational Linguistics through three corpus case studies covering morpho-syntactic and lexical-semantic aspects of Latin verb valency and quantitative diachronic explorations of Latin prefixed verbs
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Link Print version: McGillivray, Barbara Methods in Latin Computational Linguistics Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004260115
Subject Computational linguistics.;Latin language
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