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Quantitative Authorship Attribution: An Evaluation of Techniques
  • J. Grieve
  • Computer Science
  • Lit. Linguistic Comput.
  • 1 September 2007
A comparison of thirty-nine different types of textual measurements commonly used in attribution studies, in order to determine which are the best indicators of authorship. Expand
Analyzing Appraisal Automatically
We present a method for classifying texts automatically, based on their subjective content, by giving more prominence to certain parts of the text. Expand
Understanding U.S. regional linguistic variation with Twitter data analysis
We analyze a Big Data set of geo-tagged tweets for a year (Oct. 2013–Oct. 2014) to understand the regional linguistic variation in the U.S. using lexical alternations. Expand
Regional Variation in Written American English
The first study of its kind, Regional Variation in Written American English takes a corpus-based approach to map over a hundred grammatical alternation variables across the United States. AExpand
Variation Among Blogs: A Multi-dimensional Analysis
A blog, short for a weblog, is a website containing an archive of regularly updated online postings. Expand
Developments in UK Criminal Intelligence
Dimensions of Abusive Language on Twitter
We use a new categorical form of multidimensional register analysis to identify the main dimensions of functional linguistic variation in a corpus of abusive language, consisting of racist and sexist Tweets. Expand
A statistical method for the identification and aggregation of regional linguistic variation
This paper introduces a method for the analysis of regional linguistic variation based on a combination of spatial autocorrelation, factor analysis, and cluster analysis. Expand
Analyzing lexical emergence in Modern American English online 1
This article introduces a quantitative method for identifying newly emerging word forms in large time-stamped corpora of natural language and then describes an analysis of lexical emergence inExpand