Functions of Code-Switching in Tweets : An Annotation Scheme and Some Initial Experiments

@inproceedings{Begum2016FunctionsOC,
  title={Functions of Code-Switching in Tweets : An Annotation Scheme and Some Initial Experiments},
  author={Rafiya Begum and Kalika Bali and Monojit Choudhury and Koustav Rudra and Niloy Ganguly},
  year={2016}
}
Code-Switching (CS) is very common among multilinguals who switch between two or more languages when communicating or having a dialogue with each other. People have not constrained CS to just spoken form but also have introduced this concept to written text. Due to the popularity of social-media, people have used this platform to perform CS in the text form. This gave rise to the need of computational processing of the code-switched data. In this study, we focus on CS between English and Hindi… CONTINUE READING

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