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    • 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
    • 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
    • Forholdet mellom brev og retorikk i Hellenismen (330 f.v.t-400 e.v.t) 

      Mathiesen, Bjørn Nordahl (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
      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 ...
      Chapter
    • 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
    • We the Balkanians: A critical analysis of the political discourse 

      Skenderi, Elsa (The University of Bergen, 2014-05-14)
      The Critical Discourse Analysis is a growing discipline which is being applied to various fields and subjects and the political discourse is one of the most prominent of those. This thesis based on Critical Discourse ...
      Master thesis
    • CLARINO Resources: Lisence clearance and clearing ownership 

      Lyse, Gunn Inger; Gjesdal, Anje Müller (2014-03-06)
      The presentation outlines the relationship between CLARIN and CLARINO, introduces basic IPR and licensing concepts, presents relevant license models and templates (e.g. Creative Commons, CLARIN licenses), presents guidelines ...
      Conference object
    • 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
    • Studying noun categorization in Persian children's story books 

      Seifikhorzooghi, Bahareh (The University of Bergen, 2013-09-01)
      The object of study throughout this thesis is the focus on Eleanor Rosch's principles of noun categorization within Persian children's storybooks.
      Master thesis
    • Automatic Detection of Conceptual Time Metaphors 

      Cho, Seong-Eun (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-16)
      This thesis presents a system for the automatic detection of conceptual metaphors of time. Metaphors representing time as space, such as “Time Orientation”, “Moving Time” and “Moving Ego”, are common, but not equally ...
      Master thesis
    • When Galba was still alive: A comparative study of Tacitean vocabulary and language 

      Hansen, Lars Normann (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-12)
      This thesis explores a particular Tacitean phrase, which occurs twice in his corpus. I argue that this phrase is intentionally ambiguous and reflects Tacitus' clever use of heightened rhetoric. "Incolumi adhuc Galba" ...
      Master thesis
    • Conceptual Time Metaphor Detector 

      Cho, Seong-Eun (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-09)
      This program analyzes English text and detects specific grammatical combinations of time expressions and relevant verbs with semantics mainly related to movement and sight. The program has been trained and tested on a ...
      Other
    • Om nominal tellelighet 

      Lorentzen, Erlend Astad (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-09)
      This thesis aims to investigate aspects of nominal countability, mainly in Norwegian common nouns. There is a constant debate on how best to describe the countability of nouns, typically claimed for Indo-European languages. ...
      Master thesis
    • Er delekultur en selvfølge i nettbasert samfunn? 

      Wian, Linn Cecilie (The University of Bergen, 2012-11-20)
      Utviklingen av teknologi slik som internett har gjort det enkelt å møte mennesker, hjemmefra eller fra jobb. Internett gir oss mulighet til å danne felleskap med mennesker vi ikke kjenner fra før av. Denne oppgaven ser ...
      Master thesis
    • Ei undersøking av finansterminologi i undervisning og formidling 

      Bukve, Trude (The University of Bergen, 2012-05-15)
      I denne masteroppgåva har eg undersøkt finansterminologi i undervisning og formidling. Eg har delt ut ei haldningsundersøking til økonomistudentar for å sjå kva haldningar dei har til bruken av engelsk i ei elles ...
      Master thesis