TIC presentation @ Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School

 

TIC-Belgium researcher Simon Hengchen will present july 7th a paper entitled "When does it mean? Detecting semantic change in historical texts" in Oxford.

In the past years, digitisation initiatives have created huge textual corpora. In order to harvest this goldmine for researchers, new ways of dealing with data are needed. In his talk, Simon Hengchen will demonstrate how computational methods can be used to tackle large textual datasets -- including how to deal with the uncertainty they bring. Uncertainty comes in many forms, but the focus of this talk will be on semantic change: what happens when words change meaning?M

 

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