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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 Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 09 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_034734>
First published online: 2020

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