I am looking for a collaborator with computational linguistic skills for a project mining the dialogue of the U.S. television program Supernatural (CW Network, 2005-present). My goal is to demonstrate, through textual analysis, the originality of the dialogue, the breadth of words and phrases used by the writers, the way language is used to distinguish characters and reveal character traits, etc.The product of this project will be an article for publication in a peer-reviewed venue.
BiographyNet is a multidisciplinary project that combines expertise from history, computer science and computational linguistics. It works with data from the Biography Portal of the Netherlands which links more than 75,000 Dutch people mentioned in various databases, through a limited set of metadata. BiographyNet aims to enhance its potential for historical research by transforming the available data into a semantic knowledge base and through the creation of a demonstrator.
vocabulari.se is a search tool addressed to researchers to explore a social network of research objects, help them choose the wording of their abstracts or the tagging of their papers, and discover their research interests in new ways. This tool is grounded in “science studies” , which show that research objects have a social, even political, life of their own… let us play with it! And open the black box of the ubiquitous yet poor tagging system as the ultimate linking device of words…
Textometry, born in France in the 80’s, has developed powerful techniques for the analysis of large body of texts. Following lexicometry and text statistical analysis, it offers tools and methods tested in multiple branches of the humanities and is statistically well founded.