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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Mot strømmen - En studie i hvorfor enkelte velger å ikke bruke Facebook 

    Swartling, Martin Skifte (The University of Bergen, 2012-11-20)
    Facebook has grown to be a large and very popular social networking site, Facebook is visible everywhere in daily life, and almost everyone has heard about Facebook, at least here in Norway. In this thesis, I conducted a ...
    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
  • Tigrinya Applicatives in Lexical-Functional Grammar 

    Kifle, Nazareth Amlesom (The University of Bergen, 2012-01-20)
    The primary goal of this thesis is to describe and analyze applicative constructions in Tigrinya. An applicative construction is characterized by a verb that bears an affix for an argument that either has a semantic role ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Translation-based Word Sense Disambiguation 

    Lyse, Gunn Inger (The University of Bergen, 2011-12-09)
    This thesis investigates the use of the translation-based Mirrors method (Dyvik, 2005, inter alia) for Word Sense Disambiguation (WSD) for Norwegian. Word Sense Disambiguation is the process of determining the relevant ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Framing Embodiment in General-Purpose Computing. A study identifying key components in a multimodel general-purpose computational environment 

    Nesheim, Elisabeth (The University of Bergen, 2011-11-21)
    The last thirty years have presented us with technology that has had an profound impact on how we produce, socialize with others, and consume culture. Today most of these actions are linked to a computational setup ...
    Master thesis