In 2016, Dr Kris Heylen (KU Leuven) spent a week in Sheffield as a HRI Visiting Fellow, demonstrating techniques for studying change in “lexical concepts” and encouraging the Linguistic DNA team to articulate the distinctive features of the “discursive concept”.
In a previous post, we addressed proximity data by defining proximity, term, and co-occurrence. In this post, we weigh specific options for measuring co-occurrence. In particular, we look at an array of distance measurements or windows for co-occurrence. In the
Background The Linguistic DNA project will be interrogating cleaned-up EEBO and ECCO data in various ways, to get at its lexical semantic and conceptual content. But how do we get semantic and conceptual information from textual data? Sticking with the