Search Results for author: Philippa Shoemark

Found 5 papers, 1 papers with code

Room to Glo: A Systematic Comparison of Semantic Change Detection Approaches with Word Embeddings

no code implementations IJCNLP 2019 Philippa Shoemark, Farhana Ferdousi Liza, Dong Nguyen, Scott Hale, Barbara McGillivray

Word embeddings are increasingly used for the automatic detection of semantic change; yet, a robust evaluation and systematic comparison of the choices involved has been lacking.

Change Detection Time Series +1

Inducing a lexicon of sociolinguistic variables from code-mixed text

1 code implementation WS 2018 Philippa Shoemark, James Kirby, Sharon Goldwater

Sociolinguistics is often concerned with how variants of a linguistic item (e. g., \textit{nothing} vs. \textit{nothin{'}}) are used by different groups or in different situations.

Topic and audience effects on distinctively Scottish vocabulary usage in Twitter data

no code implementations WS 2017 Philippa Shoemark, James Kirby, Sharon Goldwater

Sociolinguistic research suggests that speakers modulate their language style in response to their audience.

Aye or naw, whit dae ye hink? Scottish independence and linguistic identity on social media

no code implementations EACL 2017 Philippa Shoemark, Debnil Sur, Luke Shrimpton, Iain Murray, Sharon Goldwater

Political surveys have indicated a relationship between a sense of Scottish identity and voting decisions in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum.

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