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Steg för steg. Naturvetenskapligt ämnesspråk som räknas

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Title: Steg för steg. Naturvetenskapligt ämnesspråk som räknas
Other Titles: Step by step. A computational analysis of Swedish textbook language
Authors: Ribeck, Judy
Issue Date: 13-Nov-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Swedish ; Institutionen för svenska språket
Date of Defence: 2015-12-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 december 2015, kl. 13:15, Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Data linguistica
Keywords: academic language
computational linguistics
corpus linguistics
language technology
natural language processing
scientific language
subject-specific language
Swedish textbooks
quantitative stylistics
Abstract: In this work, I present a linguistic investigation of the language of Swedish textbooks in the natural sciences, i.e., biology, physics and chemistry. The textbooks, which are used in secondary and upper secondary school, are examined with respect to traditional readability measures, e.g., LIX, OVIX and nominal ratio. I also extract typical linguistic features of the texts, typicality being determined using a proposed quantitative method, labelled the index principle. This empirical, corpus... more
ISBN: 978-91-87850-59-2
ISSN: 0347-948X
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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