Congress 1105
  • Pablo Gamallo, Iván Rodríguez-Torres, Marcos Garcia
  • 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Valencia, Spain. 2017

A Web Interface for Diachronic Semantic Search in Spanish

This article describes a semantic system which is based on distributional models obtained from a chronologically structured language resource, namely Google Books Syntactic Ngrams. The models were created using dependency-based contexts and a strategy for reducing the vector space, which consists in selecting the more infor- mative and relevant word contexts. The system allows linguists to analize mean- ing change of Spanish words in the written language across time.
Keywords: distributional similarity, historical linguistics, sense change, dependencies, natural language processing
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