• 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hvem er forfatteren? - Stilometriske undersøkelser av norske prosatekster 

      Troland, Victoria (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
      Stilometri er kvantitative undersøkelser av skrivestil ved hjelp av lingvistiske trekk. Ved hjelp av stilometriske metoder kan forfatterskap, egenskaper til forfatteren og hvorvidt en tekst er skrevet av en eller flere ...
      Master 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
    • Codeswitching on Ghanaian radio talk-shows: "Bilingualism as an asset" 

      Brobbey, Susana (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-13)
      Codeswitching (CS) between Akan and English in recent times has become a tool used on Akan radio, to disseminate information in Ghana. This study explored the functions CS plays during formal interaction on Akan radio ...
      Master thesis
    • We speak with our hands and voices": Iconicity in the Adamorobe Sign Language and the Akuapem Twi (Ideophones) 

      Edward, Mary (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-11)
      Abstract This research drew on the linguistic concept of iconicity and with a period of three months, five deaf signers of the Adamorobe community and some unspecified Akuapem Twi (Akan) speakers were studied and ...
      Master thesis
    • Agentless constructions in English. A Contrastive study with Spanish. 

      Larsen, Nadezhda (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-04)
      In the present work we have described and classified agentless constructions in English with side views to similar constructions in Spanish, Russian and German. Since reflexives account for the major part of agentless ...
      Master thesis
    • 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 ...
    • A Translation-based, Automatically Derived Thesaurus of Lithuanian Adjectives, An Explorative Study 

      Nugaraite, Agne (The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
      In this master thesis, I applied the Semantic Mirrors method to the translational correspondences that I have gathered from the parallel corpus. The corpus that I was using was the English-Lithuanian parallel corpus ...
      Master thesis