Corpus Methods For Semantics: Quantitative Studies In Polysemy And Synonymy

Corpus Methods For Semantics: Quantitative Studies In Polysemy And Synonymy
Tags: Dylan Glynn

This volume seeks to advance and popularise the use of corpus-driven quantitative methods in the study of semantics. The first part presents state-of-the-art research in polysemy and synonymy from a Cognitive Linguistic perspective. The second part presents and explains in a didactic manner each of the statistical techniques used in the first part of the volume. A handbook both for linguists working with statistics in corpus research and for linguists in the fields of polysemy and synonymy.