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Keyword and Keymorph Analysis
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Keyword analysis (KWA) and keymorph analysis (KMA) are two corpus-based methods for analyzing text and discourse. Both methods, each operating on a different language level, facilitate text interpretation by identifying prominent units on the backdrop of reference corpus.

KWA is one of the most widely used data-driven methods of identifying prominent words (keywords [KWs]) in a text or discourse. It is based on an assumption that each text prefers one sort of expressions over others and that these preferred expressions are usually m…

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Cvrček, Václav, “Keyword and Keymorph Analysis”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_034734>
First published online: 2020

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