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Collecting Facebook Posts and WhatsApp Chats - Corpus Compilation of Private Social Media Messages
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This paper describes the compilation of a social media corpus with Facebook posts and WhatsApp chats. Expand
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Unraveling reported dreams with text analytics
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We investigate what distinguishes reported dreams from other personal narratives. Expand
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The language of an inanimate narrator
Abstract We show by means of a corpus study that the language used by the inanimate first person narrator in the novel Specht en zoon deviates from what we would expect on the basis of the fact thatExpand
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Signbank: Software to Support Web Based Dictionaries of Sign Language
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This paper describes the overall architecture of the Signbank system and its representation of lexical entries and associated entities. Expand
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Leve hun! Waarom hun nog steeds hun zeggen
abstract More and more speakers of Dutch use the " object " personal pronoun hun as the subject of a sentence, although there is a strong social stigma attached to this use. In this article, weExpand
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Using idiolects and sociolects to improve word prediction
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We show that the concepts of idiolect and sociolect, the language of one person and his or her social circle, can improve word prediction, the task of predicting what a user is going to type, as he is typing. Expand
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Detecting harassment in real-time as conversations develop
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We developed a machine-learning-based method to detect video game players that harass teammates or opponents in chat earlier in the conversation. Expand
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The exceptional loss of the pronoun T
Abstract Calculations on lexical stability show that the V-pronoun is variable but the T-pronoun is stable across language families (cf. Swadesh 1971 [2006]; Wichmann and Holman, 2009; Tadmor et al.,Expand
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Improving word prediction for augmentative communication by using idiolects and sociolects
Word prediction, or predictive editing, has a long history as a tool for augmentative and assistive communication. Improvements in the state-of-the-art can still be achieved, for instance by trainingExpand
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