Article | Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2016, Aix-en-Provence, 26–28 October 2016, CLARIN Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure | What’s in A Name? The Case of Albanisch-Albanesisch and Broader Implications
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Title:
What’s in A Name? The Case of Albanisch-Albanesisch and Broader Implications
Author:
Erhard Hinrichs: Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany Alex Erdmann: Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA Brian Joseph: Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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2017
Conference:
Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2016, Aix-en-Provence, 26–28 October 2016, CLARIN Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure
Issue:
136
Article no.:
003
Pages:
38-53
No. of pages:
16
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-05-23
ISBN:
978-91-7685-499-0
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper offers a use case of the CLARIN research infrastructure (Hinrichs and Krauwer, 2014) from the fields of historical linguistics and the history of linguistics. Using large electronically available corpora of historical English and German, it investigates differences in terminology used in the two languages when referring to the people and the language of Albania. The search and data exploration tools that are available for the DTA and the DWDS corpora as part of the CLARIN-D infrastructure (Hinrichs and Trippel, in press) make it possible to determine semantic change for the terminology under consideration. The paper concludes with a discussion of broader implication of the present use case for the use of historical corpora and the functionality of query tools needed for digital humanities research.

Keywords: Historical linguistics, history of linguistics, semantic variation and change, CLARIN-D tools for historical corpora, historical corpus analysis

Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2016, Aix-en-Provence, 26–28 October 2016, CLARIN Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure

Author:
Erhard Hinrichs, Alex Erdmann, Brian Joseph
Title:
What’s in A Name? The Case of Albanisch-Albanesisch and Broader Implications
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Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2016, Aix-en-Provence, 26–28 October 2016, CLARIN Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure

Author:
Erhard Hinrichs, Alex Erdmann, Brian Joseph
Title:
What’s in A Name? The Case of Albanisch-Albanesisch and Broader Implications
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