Leibniz MMS Days 2024 - Abstract

Fankhauser, Peter

Measuring and Visualizing Domain Specific Word Use

Language adapts to the communicative needs of its context, along dimensions such as domain, register, and time. This is reflected in preferential choices of vocabulary, grammar, meaning, and style, which differentiate language use by context. This visualization aims at exploring domain specific word use based on three related but complementary measures: