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Temporal Relation Classification in Persian and English contexts

Mahbaneh Eshaghzadeh Torbati, Gholamreza Ghassem-Sani, Seyed Abolghasem Mirroshandel, Yadollah Yaghoobzadeh, Negin Karimi Hosseini
2013 Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing  
This paper introduces the first pattern-based Persian Temporal Relation Classifier (PTRC) that finds the type of temporal relations between pairs of events in the Persian texts.  ...  relation classification.  ...  the problem of temporal relation classification in Persian and English and SSK kernel applicable to both languages.  ... 
dblp:conf/ranlp/TorbatiGMYH13 fatcat:4ovsc5okgfec7kty23jl2zardq

Towards Unsupervised Learning of Temporal Relations between Events

S.A. Mirroshandel, G. Ghassem-Sani
2012 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
The first algorithm is a weakly supervised machine learning approach for classification of temporal relations between events.  ...  Automatic extraction of temporal relations between event pairs is an important task for several natural language processing applications such as Question Answering, Information Extraction, and Summarization  ...  A System for Co-Reference Resolution in English and Persian Languages Under supervision of Professor Ghassem-Sani. Our work will lead to a system for co-reference resolution in English and Persian.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.3693 fatcat:zgv6ep4ss5eorfrlhxuufkslpa

Auxiliary Verbs in Serbo-Croatian, French, Persian, Spanish and English: A Cognitive-Semantic Approach to the Auxiliary Verb Usage and Passive Voice

Rajdeep Singh
2018 English Linguistics Research  
For our goal to be more tangible and testable, we took Serbo-Croatian, Persian, Spanish, French and English for an in-depth analysis, wherefrom we proposed a classification scheme for all languages based  ...  Furthermore, it is demonstrated that Persian has a syntactic incorporation in its simple past and present perfect.  ...  Aux classification shows that auxiliary verb is an important source for the insight we get about the languages and how they relate themselves with the spatial-temporal dimension.  ... 
doi:10.5430/elr.v7n3p34 fatcat:adrjysj2dvdwxevyfwmuxffkla

An Interpretation of the Significance of 'Time': The Case of English and Persian Proverbs

Ali Dabbagh, Mahdi Noshadi
2015 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
After the classification of proverbs in four functions, Evan's (2007) model of temporal conception was utilized to analyze them.  ...  Accordingly, English and Persian cross-culturally equivalent proverbs which reflect deeply rooted perspectives of the two languages were analyzed.  ...  The most frequent use of 'time' and the related concepts in proverbs are for 'goal' and 'actor' process in English (with 25% for both roles) and 'carrier' and 'actor' in Persian (both with 23.80%) from  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.0512.20 fatcat:h2bp4bxiavdzlimhm5crgwlgsq

A Contrastive and Comparative Study of Ellipsis in Persian and English

Mohammad Rahi
2012 Mediterranean Journal of Humanities  
The most important find from the present study was that these three models of classification are applicable to Persian and English ellipsis.  ...  This study attempts to analyze English and Persian research articles in respect to the occurrence of ellipsis as a type of cohesive tie.  ...  For the analysis of ellipsis in both the Persian and English languages, Kavousi Nejad's early and late taxonomies (1997, 1998) and Quirk et. alii. (1985) classification of ellipsis were employed.  ... 
doi:10.13114/mjh/20122748 fatcat:3icexwtktjf5negddb5yryd75y

Page 1418 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 24, Issue 3 [page]

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the Way of Words reviewed; 9007137 Indexicals et particles, Japanese conversation; social context functions; temporal indexicals, direct reference theory criticized, relational theo- ry of time incompatibility  ...  as a foreign language learners’ English structures acquisition; Farsi-English translation tasks; Iranian undergraduates; 9005452 English/Persian verbs, contrastive analysis; English as a second lan- guage  ... 

Page 491 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 24, Issue 1 [page]

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Riz- zi’s analyses combination proposed; 9001431 Sebba, M., The Syntax of Serial Verbs: An Investigation into Seriali- sation in Sranan and Other Languages reviewed; 9001854 second-language instruction  ...  as a second language secondary level texts’ aspect treatment, verb types/constraints; “constructivist” approach, speech act theory basis; 9000247 English modal shall employment, legal context meaning  ... 

A Cross Cultural Analysis of Textual and Interpersonal Metadiscourse Markers: The Case of Economic Articles in English and Persian Newspapers

Abbas Mehrabi Boshrabadi, Reza Biria, Zahra Zavari
2014 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
This study was an attempt to investigate the functional role of textual and interpersonal metadiscourse markers in English and Persian Economic news reports.  ...  To this end, 10 news articles, 5 in each language, were randomly selected from the Economic sections of the leading newspapers published in 2013-2014 in Iran and the United States.  ...  To conclude, in this study, the metadiscourse element used in both English and their corresponding Persian texts were first qualitatively analyzed based on their function in the related context so as to  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.5n.2p.59 fatcat:linn6b4k2fdihpugzdmvbrx3lq

LSCP: Enhanced Large Scale Colloquial Persian Language Understanding [article]

Hadi Abdi Khojasteh, Ebrahim Ansari, Mahdi Bohlouli
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In order to target this gap for low resource languages, we propose a "Large Scale Colloquial Persian Dataset" (LSCP).  ...  However, research is still limited in low-resource formal languages. This consists of a significant gap in describing the colloquial language especially for low-resourced ones such as Persian.  ...  The au-thors would like to thank Kinal Mehta, for his invaluable help and cooperation in this project.  ... 
arXiv:2003.06499v1 fatcat:yfqax7kb7nf2rj2oy56ttkoa4e

Page 814 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 92, Issue 3 [page]

2005 Psychological Abstracts  
context of a la- ryngeal fricative /h/ in two languages, English and German.  ...  than the Persian monolingual learners of English.  ... 

Explicitation of Conjunctive Relations in Ghabraei's Persian Translation of 'The Kite Runner'

Ali Beikian, Nahid Yarahmadzehi, Mahta Karimpour Natanzi
2013 English Language and Literature Studies  
relations, temporal ones were more explicitly portrayed in the target text.  ...  in an English text.  ...  1976) classification of conjunctive relations which includes additive, adversative, causal and temporal types.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ells.v3n2p81 fatcat:d7ikois4dbejnglkbh5oweuc5e

Page 345 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 23, Issue 1 [page]

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Glenn’s story grammar; second/fifth graders; 8900078 narrative, temporal structure/relations/compositional /durational/ aspectual; 8901401 narratives as thought models; folktales, Humahuaca Canyon, Argenti  ...  ) description; discourse structure, phonology, mor- phology, clausal relations; 8901226 English affixes, “level” distinction proposed, lexical phonology/ morphology model; 8900952 English s-pluralization  ... 

Persian Spatial Prepositions: A Novel Logical Syntactical Approach to the Spatial Prepositions

Rajdeep Singh
2018 Studii si Cercetari Filologice: Seria Limbi Straine Aplicate  
Furthermore, there is a clear difference in spatial prepositions between Persian and other languages, like Spanish and English.  ...  In this study, some of the nuanced differences between Persian and Spanish, when it comes to spatial prepositions, are offered.  ...  Complex Persian SPs were not analyzed before, and they are an important part of Persian language in order to show both spatial and temporal conditions.  ... 
doaj:645fccdc3ff74e0eb915a57c66bb0dce fatcat:mmtarwoiv5f4vpcmi4zrapss4y

The effect of learning English as a foreign language on the temporal and spatial perception of Persian learners

Meisam Rahimi, Mansoor Tavakoli
2016 Revista Signos  
In two studies, the authors examined the effect of learning English as a foreign language on the temporal and spatial perception of Persian learners.  ...  The effect of learning English as a foreign language on the temporal and spatial perception of Persian learners El efecto del aprendizaje del inglés como lengua extranjera en la percepción temporal y espacial  ...  English as a foreign language on temporal (Study 1) and spatial (Study 2) psychological distances of Persian learners.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-09342016000300007 fatcat:f2ts6btfzbazjhy7iawiyiff3m

Page 1497 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 3 [page]

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/Bukawa/Kela (Oceanic, North Huon Gulf, Papua New Guin- ea) tonogenesis, voicing/stress roles; 9405019 Topic and Comment ChicheWa (Bantu)/English locative inversion, unified lexical mapping account, subject  ...  Factors in Speech: A Collection of Papers reviewed; 9406478 temporal periphrasis/clitics, central Romance languages, modal/ causative constructions; 9405077 temporal phenomena analysis, relevance theory  ... 
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