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Language data for digital natives: old wine in a new bottle or...?

Language data for digital natives: old wine in a new bottle or...?

This video was recorded at Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLex2011). If the eighties brought the first extensive use of digitized dictionaries for linguistic querying, and the nineties were dedicated to collecting and exploring huge amounts of language data in digital format, such as corpora, lexicons, ontologies, lexical databases etc., the first decade in the new century saw the explosion of freely available (crowd-sourced) web contents such as Wikipedia and online dictionaries, every day use of NLP technologies, and the first move towards the abandonment of paper as the primary medium of written language transmission. At the beginning of the present decade it is therefore reasonable to ask what will fulfil the persisting human need to... Show More

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