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Basic Quantitative Characteristics of the Modern Greek Language Using the Hellenic National Corpus

George Mikros, Nick Hatzigeorgiu, George Carayannis
2005 Journal of Quantitative Linguistics  
Modern Greek is one of the least quantitatively studied modern European languages and the goal of this paper is to fill this relative void.  ...  We use the Hellenic National Corpus (HNC), which is a growing corpus that currently includes 33 million words.  ...  CONCLUSIONS In this work, we have presented some basic quantitative characteristics of the Modern Greek language, using the 33MW HNC, developed by the ILSP.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09296170500172478 fatcat:2k6kt7oub5cxxgxv2itfdpgfbe

Development and Validation of a Corpus of Written Parliamentary Questions in the Hellenic Parliament

Fotios Fitsilis, George Mikros
2021 Journal of Open Humanities Data  
This paper presents the development of the first parliamentary corpus of written questions in the Hellenic Parliament.  ...  Consequently, the authors argue that this method constitutes a transferable and scalable practice that can be used by other representative institutions for the creation and subsequent study of their open  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the Hellenic OCR Team, particularly the members who contributed to corpus development and validation, i.e., Evangelos Dimiou, Alexandros Fikas, Alexandra  ... 
doi:10.5334/johd.45 fatcat:t6mgqrgxi5evpmsayyfoiyy3wm

Word-length entropies and correlations of natural language written texts [article]

Maria Kalimeri, Vassilios Constantoudis, Constantinos Papadimitriou, Konstantinos Karamanos, Fotis K. Diakonos, Harris Papageorgiou
2014 arXiv   pre-print
, manifested in the high-order moments of the distributions, differentiate the Germanic languages (except for English) from the Romanic languages and Greek and c) the correlations between nearby word lengths  ...  We study the frequency distributions and correlations of the word lengths of ten European languages.  ...  Carayannis, “Basic quantitative characteristics of the modern greek language using the hellenic national corpus,” Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, vol. 12, no. 2-3, pp. 167  ... 
arXiv:1401.6224v1 fatcat:iuyzae36xzafhjaroialfsya5y

From the illegal migrant-criminal to the illegal migrant-invader: Critical analysis of the semantic change of the Greek term λαθρομετανάστης 'illegal migrant'

Nikos Stamatinis, Argiris Archakis, Villy Tsakona
2021 Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS)  
We will examine how the re-emergence of the older, racist use of the term in question as a reaction against the guidelines of political correctness is anew connected with national-xenophobic discourse  ...  Overall, tracing the semantic trajectory of the term λαθρομετανάστης "illegal migrant" allows us to explore how language use at the micro-level is dialectically connected with discourses at the macro-level  ...  Acknowledgments This research work is supported by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) under the "First Call for H.F.R.I.  ... 
doi:10.24434/j.scoms.2021.02.015 fatcat:aamtdsre5nhbrndem44dlgy55u

IPLR: an online resource for Greek word-level and sublexical information

Athanassios Protopapas, Marina Tzakosta, Aimilios Chalamandaris, Pirros Tsiakoulis
2010 Language Resources and Evaluation  
We present a new online psycholinguistic resource for Greek based on analyses of written corpora combined with text processing technologies developed at the Institute for Language & Speech Processing (  ...  All results and processing code (in the Python programming language) are freely available for noncommercial educational or research use.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Despina Paizi for information on Italian databases and Eleni Orfanidou for comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10579-010-9130-z fatcat:lhvoqj5so5boxnqjovjkakblfm

REVIEW OF Laura Mori (ed.), Observing Eurolects: Corpus analysis of linguistic variation in EU law

Heikki E. S. MATTILA
2019 Comparative Legilinguistics  
One of the best examples, relatively close to our time, is the Habsburg Monarchy, known in the final stage 1 The language of the paper has been checked by Doctor Ellen Valle of the University of Turku,  ...  In the course of historical development, this situation has given rise to the problem of the official status of the languages spoken within state boundaries, and that of their translation for official  ...  While Modern Greek is more widely known than Maltese, it is interesting to read about the influence of the high language variant of Greek, Katharevousa, on the language of the Hellenic versions of EU directives  ... 
doi:10.14746/cl.2019.38.4 fatcat:ht5nextt4ffilltcvahk3wqdgy

Feedforward, -backward, and neutral transparency measures for Grade 1 and Grade 2 Greek readers

Kenneth A. Spencer, Nataly Loizidou, Jackie Mas Terson
2010 Behavior Research Methods  
The structure of these metrics from a variety of corpus sizes was investigated, and we concluded that large corpus sizes do not necessarily make a substantial contribution to the value of such metrics  ...  Data for five transparency metrics-three of which being neither feedforward nor feedbackwardwere presented and offered for use in the research of children's reading and spelling acquisition.  ...  Greek Orthography Hatzigeorgiou, Mikros, and Karayiannis (2001) carried out analyses of the characteristics of written Greek based on the Hellenic National Corpus (HNC), a corpus of written modern Greek  ... 
doi:10.3758/brm.42.1.96 pmid:20160289 fatcat:gl4s7jylubfh7az6wt2pquvoay

Travelogues of Difference

Xavier Guillaume
2011 Alternatives: Global, Local, Political  
the development of modern and contemporary expressions of the international.  ...  Modern European travel literature has provided IR with a strong heuristic for comprehending the development of modern and contemporary expressions of the international.  ...  attached to ways of narrating using "one way" formulations by which one see, basically, what has already be seen.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0304375411409016 fatcat:vs45aer3pbcttl3lm3kkgydocm

Cultural Heritage Digital Libraries: Needs and Components [chapter]

Gregory Crane
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Second, we list those components that have proven most useful in boot-strapping new collections.  ...  This paper describes preliminary conclusions from a long-term study of cultural heritage digital collections.  ...  We now have in place testbeds on early modern English, the history of mechanics, the history and topography of London, slavery and the US Civil War, and various collections on US History from the Library  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45747-x_47 fatcat:kwvklb2uivaspml52liwulkuim

Greek libraries: a vision for a national entrance to the virtual reference [chapter]

Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira, Réjean Savard
2005 IFLA Publications Series  
The paper attempts to identify strategic issues for Greek libraries wishing to pursue a more active policy with regard to the changes affecting librarian system due to the increased use of information  ...  The point is to help the Greek patron in formulating his own information needs within a national collaborative virtual-based reference question forum.  ...  Characteristically it is evident that in The Ministry of Education there is a Special Secretary having the responsibility in librarian and archival themes, facing the Greek libraries as a corpus.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783598440175.8.264 fatcat:r733w5dapbc5xbwwaieweqr2ce


Historein Historein
then that many Greek intellectuals began to see language rather than religion as the primordial defining characteristic of the nation" (11-12).  ...  of modern nationalism.  ...  cultural traditions of the early modern period.  ... 
doi:10.12681/historein.15 fatcat:jy6ddr7zbbejhhx6hunxzarwui

GREEK [chapter]

Fred W. Householder, Gregory Nagy, Einar Haugen
1972 The study of languages  
To illustrate this point, we have used the words for 'yes' in the modern Greek enclave-dialects of southern Italy.  ...  in the study of the Greek language.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783111684970-001 fatcat:c2bn5ozkszbp7fqtkzdyuyqwri

A comparative quantitative analysis of Greek orthographic transparency

Athanassios Protopapas, Eleni L. Vlahou
2009 Behavior Research Methods  
Quantitative assessments of such ambiguities have been carried out in several languages with alphabetic orthographic systems, both in the feedforward direction-that is, from orthography to phonology, as  ...  Alphabetic orthographies differ in their degree of transparency-that is, in the systematicity of the mapping between letter sequences and phoneme sequences.  ...  the Greek language.  ... 
doi:10.3758/brm.41.4.991 pmid:19897808 fatcat:23jy5qfo5bczbphys2bdz2aoym

Translations of Geography: Representations of Space and Culture in Literary Text Analysis

Ilias G. Spyridonìdis
2021 Review of international affairs  
The purpose of this article is to first identify the characteristics of modern translations of geography, and then to present a geocultural approach to literary text analysis that can reconstruct either  ...  And how could literary text analysis offer qualitative and quantitative data in order to represent spaces and cultures and, finally, translate the geocultural coordinates of an area?  ...  Contarini mentioned many toponyms of the area and often described their basic characteristics.  ... 
doi:10.18485/iipe_ria.2021.72.1182.4 fatcat:p5rw6dex2vdazd6crrrd5ymvgi

Graphemic representation of text-messaging

Tereza Spilioti
2009 Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association  
The analysis will then focus on non-standard graphemic choices, such as the use of both, Greek and Roman, alphabets in the encoding of single messages.  ...  The data analysis will show that the standard practice of writing with Greek characters represents the norm in Greek SMS.  ...  However, Greek came to be established as a national language no sooner than the mid-nineteenth century AD, when the modern Greek state was officially recognised (1832).  ... 
doi:10.1075/prag.19.3.05spi fatcat:sqkvb7r4jbchpc5ua3dyw2m2se
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