Christina Thornell

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Linguists have long been producing grammatical decriptions of yet undescribed languages. This is a time-consuming process, which has already adapted to improved technology for recording and storage. We present here a novel application of NLP techniques to bootstrap analysis of collected data and speed-up manual selection work. To be more precise, we argue(More)
BACKGROUND The native crystalline lens is the principal shield against ultraviolet radiation (UV), damage to the human retina. Every year in the United States, more than one million patients undergo removal of the natural lens in the course of cataract surgery (phakectomy), at which time an intraocular lens (IOL) is placed in the lens capsule. The IOL(More)
A discussion on how to handle consonant combinations in the Bantu language Mpiemo, spoken in the the south west border region of the Central African Republic is presented. The question is raised, whether nasal+consonant combinations are adequately analysed as single phonological units or as separate ones. Phonetic, syllabic and morphological aspects are(More)
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