Recent Submissions

  • Production and comprehension deficit in Broca's Aphasia: A test in Bengali 

    Tamanna, Sadika Parvin (The University of Bergen, 2017-06-14)
    This thesis aims to examine the nature of language production and comprehension deficits of Bengali speaking Broca’s aphasics. Two grammatical aspects have been the focus of the present research: postpositions and word ...
    Master thesis
  • Why the child cannot be happy 

    Vea, Joakim Andreassen (The University of Bergen, 2017-06-13)
    Intetkjønnsformer av adjektiver i norsk og svensk dannes ved en regelmessig og produktiv regel der man legger et intetkjønnsmorfem /-t/ til stammen av adjektivet. Det finnes unntak i at enkelte adjektiv ikke følger denne ...
    Master thesis
  • Control and raising: Gone with(out) a trace? 

    Larsen, Tori Nicole (The University of Bergen, 2017-06-13)
    Master thesis
  • Analysis of Hen and Gradable adjectives in Mandarin Chinese 

    Jiang, Yueqiu (The University of Bergen, 2017-06-13)
    In Mandarin Chinese, gradable adjectives map the properties of the arguments into abstract representations. The intensifiers can modify gradable adjectives. Hen, an intensifier, is widely used in Mandarin Chinese. There ...
    Master thesis
  • The enrichment of lexical resources through incremental parsebanking 

    Rosén, Victoria; Thunes, Martha; Haugereid, Petter; Losnegaard, Gyri Smørdal; Dyvik, Helge J. Jakhelln; Meurer, Paul; Samdal, Gunn Inger Lyse; De Smedt, Koenraad (Springer, 2016-06)
    Automatic syntactic analysis of a corpus requires detailed lexical and morphological information that cannot always be harvested from traditional dictionaries. Therefore the development of a treebank presents an opportunity ...
    Journal article
  • Medelevrespons 

    Viken, Ingunn Sigrid Vikum (The University of Bergen, 2016-11-22)
    Masteroppgåva handlar om medelevrespons som del av undervegsvurdering av elevtekst. I denne oppgåva skildrar og analyserer eg kva som skjer i ei gruppe som utfører medelevrespons. Oppgåva byggjer på eit sosiokulturelt syn ...
    Master thesis
  • Study on brand names by use of lexical recognition tasks 

    Römer, Klaas Erik (The University of Bergen, 2016-11-20)
    A primed lexical decision task was conducted to test different theories about the nature of brand names. Some linguists and philosophers state, that they are a subclass of proper names and that they are directly referential, ...
    Master thesis
  • Towards the automatic evaluation of stylistic quality of natural texts: constructing a special-­purpose corpus of stylistic edits from the Wikipedia revision history 

    Kotlyarov, Alexandr (The University of Bergen, 2016-09-01)
    This thesis proposes an approach to automatic evaluation of the stylistic quality of natural texts through data-driven methods of Natural Language Processing. Advantages of data driven methods and their dependency on ...
    Master thesis
  • Priming adult beginner learners: A study of cross-linguistic lexical priming in German and Spanish learners of Norwegian 

    Sverreson, Julie Matilde Stenhammer (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-17)
    In a previous experiment, Stremme, Troland, and Johansson (2014) found that beginner learners of Norwegian also experience an effect of meaning related words in a primed lexical decision task. The study tested the ...
    Master thesis
  • Balancing bilingualism down the garden path 

    Rugaard, Eli (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-17)
    Many factors affect how difficult a sentence is to read. Gibson (2006; 1998) proposed that people combine (a) context-dependent syntactic expectations (top-down statistical information) and (b) context-independent ...
    Master thesis
  • Johan Herman Wessel: Klassisist? Romantisk? En røfting med utgangspunkt i hans versfortellinger 

    Dvergsdal, Alvhild (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 2002)
    Journal article
  • Going on beyond Modernism in Beckett's Texts for Nothing 

    Moi, Ruben (Institutt for kultur, litteratur og språkvitenskap ved Fakultet for humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap og lærerutdanning, UiT Norges arktiske universitet, 2005)
    The title of Samuel Beckett's thirteen minimalist prose texts from 1954, Texts for Nothing, contrasts strongly with the award of the Nobel Prize for literature and the canonization of the author in 1969. This prestigious ...
    Journal article
  • Posthyperfiction: Practices in Digital Textuality 

    Rettberg, Scott (Routledge, 2015)
    By the turn of the millennium hypertext fiction was no longer the predominant form of digital writing produced by authors of electronic literature. In recent years, electronic poetry is more often produced than hypertext ...
  • Collocations and statistical analysis of n-grams: Multiword expressions in newspaper text 

    Lyse, Gunn Inger; Andersen, Gisle (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2012)
    Multiword expressions (MWEs) are words that co-occur so often that they are perceived as a linguistic unit. Since MWEs pervade natural language, their identification is pertinent for a range of tasks within lexicography, ...
  • A study of cross-linguistic form and meaning priming through reaction times in lexical decision tasks 

    Stremme, Christina Lisa (The University of Bergen, 2015-11-20)
    In a series of open priming lexical decision tasks, the influences of meaning form and lexical reaction time were investigated. All experiments used the same stimuli in order to be able to compare the collected reaction ...
    Master thesis
  • Semantics driven anaphora resolution 

    Skaugen, Håvar (The University of Bergen, 2015-11-20)
    This thesis describes a method for generating semantically motivated antecedent candidates for use in pronominal anaphora resolution. Predicate-argument structures are extracted from a large corpus of text parsed by the ...
    Master thesis
  • Mot en trebank for talespråk 

    Rosén, Victoria (Novus forlag, 2008)
  • LFG parse disambiguation for Wolof 

    Dione, Cheikh Bamba (Institute of Computer Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2014)
    This paper presents several techniques for managing ambiguity in LFG parsing of Wolof, a less-resourced Niger-Congo language. Ambiguity is pervasive in Wolof and This raises a number of theoretical and practical issues for ...
    Journal article
  • Språktradering i Bolsøy: En variasjonslingvistisk analyse med vektpå familietilhørighet som sosial variabel 

    Bugge, Edit (The University of Bergen, 2015-06-19)
    The aim of this Ph.D.-project is to gain insight into the effect of family on intergenerational language variation and language transmission and to evaluate the relevance of family affiliation as a sociolinguistic variable ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Iconicity in Verb Serialisation. Re-analyzing Akan SVCs 

    Baah, Johnson (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-14)
    The extant works on serial verb constructions (SVCs) in the Akan language categorize verb serialization into clause chaining (CC) and integrated serial verb (ISV) constructions based on the notion of the degree of ...
    Master thesis

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