Search Results for author: Philipp Wicke

Found 4 papers, 1 papers with code

A Crosslingual Investigation of Conceptualization in 1335 Languages

2 code implementations15 May 2023 Yihong Liu, Haotian Ye, Leonie Weissweiler, Philipp Wicke, Renhao Pei, Robert Zangenfeind, Hinrich Schütze

The resulting measure for the conceptual similarity of two languages is complementary to standard genealogical, typological, and surface similarity measures.

LMs stand their Ground: Investigating the Effect of Embodiment in Figurative Language Interpretation by Language Models

no code implementations5 May 2023 Philipp Wicke

Figurative language is a challenge for language models since its interpretation is based on the use of words in a way that deviates from their conventional order and meaning.

Covid-19 Discourse on Twitter: How the Topics, Sentiments, Subjectivity, and Figurative Frames Changed Over Time

no code implementations16 Mar 2021 Philipp Wicke, Marianna M. Bolognesi

The words we use to talk about the current epidemiological crisis on social media can inform us on how we are conceptualizing the pandemic and how we are reacting to its development.

Framing COVID-19: How we conceptualize and discuss the pandemic on Twitter

no code implementations15 Apr 2020 Philipp Wicke, Marianna M. Bolognesi

Therefore, we conclude, in line with previous suggestions, a plethora of framing options, or a metaphor menu, may facilitate the communication of various aspects involved in the Covid-19-related discourse on the social media, and thus support civilians in the expression of their feelings, opinions and ideas during the current pandemic.

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