A Bayesian multinomial model of near-synonymy

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dc.contributor.author Levshina, Natalia
dc.date.accessioned 2015-12-21T11:30:57Z
dc.date.available 2015-12-21T11:30:57Z
dc.date.issued 2015-11-04
dc.identifier.other 45357534X de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/67215
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-672155 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-8635
dc.description.abstract This paper is a quantitative multifactorial study of near-synonymous constructions let + V, allow + to V and permit + to V based on the British National Corpus. We fit a Bayesian multinomial mixed model with twenty formal, semantic, social, collostructional and other variables as fixed effects and the infinitives that fill in the second verb slot as random effects. The model reveals a remarkable alignment of variables that indicate the formal distance between the predicates, conceptual distance between the events they represent and between the speaker and the main arguments, the social and communicative distance between the interlocutors, as well as the looseness of the relationship between the constructions and second verb slot fillers. These results raise fundamental theoretical questions about the relationships between linguistic form, function and use. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podok de_DE
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dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Linguistik de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 400 de_DE
dc.title A Bayesian multinomial model of near-synonymy en
dc.type InProceedings (Aufsatz / Paper einer Konferenz etc.) de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Allgemeine u. vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 5 Philosophische Fakultät de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 5 Philosophische Fakultät de_DE
utue.opus.portal proceed6th-theo-lingustics de_DE

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