Category: references

Under the References genre, we collect suggestions and pointers to the literature.

Spreading the Word about (Web)Genre Research

What is genre? Why is it useful to master genre conventions? Can we classify document genres automatically? Around the world, lots of researches and scholars belonging to a wide range of disciplines are trying to provide answers to these and…

Summary: Looking for Corpora…

Dear All, In this post I collect all the suggestions I got for the following request: “Looking for Corpora in….” http://www.forum.santini.se/2014/03/looking-for-corpora-to-explore-cross-linguality/ Big thanks to (hope I have not forgotten anybody): Johannes Heinecke, Dominika Rogozinska, Mohamed-Zakaria KURDI, Bartosz Ziólko, Olga Whelan,…

Distributional Semantics applied to Flickr® Tags

Upcoming Publications MARIANNA BOLOGNESI, International Center for Intercultural Exchange marianna.bolognesi@gmail.com Distributional Semantics meets Embodied Cognition: Flickr® as a database of semantic features Selected Papers from the 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference (in press) Distributional models such as Latent Semantic Analysis…

Beyond Topic: Genre and Search

One of the central problems of information retrieval (IR) is the difficulty of matching a document to a query in the absence of any contextual information about the searchers and the document creators.  Genre is a context carrier and genre…

Genre, Social Action and Social Intelligence

An important dimension that has not been investigated so far is the relatedness among genre, social action and social intelligence. The interpretation of genre in terms of social action was put forward more than 25 years ago by Carolyn Miller…