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What Metaphor Identification Systems Can Tell Us About Metaphor-in-Language
This paper evaluates four metaphor identification systems on the 200,000 word VU Amsterdam Metaphor Corpus, comparing results by genre and by sub-class of metaphor. The paper then compares the rate of agreement between ...
Seven Tragedies of Sophocles - Oepidus at Colonus
Verse translation of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus
Seven Tragedies of Sophocles - Philoctetes
Verse translation of Sophocles' Philoctetes
Multi-unit association measures: Moving beyond pairs of words
This paper formulates and evaluates a series of multi-unit measures of directional association, building on the pairwise ΔP measure, that are able to quantify association in sequences of varying length and type ...
Language-Independent Ensemble Approaches to Metaphor Identification
True natural language understanding requires the ability to identify and understand metaphorical utterances, which are ubiquitous in human communication of all kinds. At present, however, even the problem of identifying ...
Creating a modern Maori identity through Kapa Haka.
(University of Canterbury. Theatre and Film Studies, 2015)
Ariā – Abstract This thesis is concerned with discovering if and how Māori cultural performance, which we now know as Kapa Haka, has contributed to the creation and development of a modern Māori identity. Māori cultural ...
On the Origins of the Modern Concept of Syphilis: Eighteenth Century Debate, Ludwik Fleck, and the Enlightenment
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2013)
The enlightenment period is often considered a dark age within the history of medicine. Contrary to this sentiment, I argue that the enlightenment spirit of inquiry regarding venereal disease was vibrant, dynamic, and ...
Opening doors to change: A consumer led seclusion elimination project
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
Identity and diaspora online: a study of a Chinese network in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Media and Communication, 2015)
This thesis explores the distinctive formation of identity by Chinese diaspora on New Zealand’s most popular Chinese portal site www.skykiwi.co.nz. Following Gee’s framework of discourse analysis, this study is projected ...
How can RLS succeed after the first generation? A Maori case study
(University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour, 2015)