Explanations to words and acronyms
ADL – Arkiv for Dansk Litteratur = Danish National Archive of Literature
aligned texts – texts where the original text and its translation are paired sentence by sentence
AU – Aarhus Universitet = University of Aarhus
BLARK – Basic Language Ressource Kit = A tool box of fundamentdal langauge resources such as corpora and taggers
CA - Conversation Analysis
CBS - Copenhagen Business School
CLARIN - Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure
Corpus (plural: corpora) = a corpus is an electronic collection of texts which are used for linguistic, literary or language technology purposes.
A specific area of knowledge mastered by a group of individuals known as domain experts who have achieved this status through education and/or their profession.
A specific area of a computer network under which network devices are organized. On the internet domain names often reflect the name of the individual, the institution or the company to whom the domain belongs. Domains are organized by certain extensions representing country codes (e.g. “dk” in www.dr.dk) or the purpose of the domain (e.g. “com”, “org”).
DSL – Dansk Sprog- og Litteraturselskab = the Society for Danish Language and Literature
DSN - Dansk Sprognævn = Danish Language Council
DUDS – Danish Under Digital Study
ESFRI – European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures
HLT – Human Language Technology
KB – Det Kongelige Bibliotek (Danmarks Nationalbibliotek) = the Royal Library (the Danish National Library)
KU - Københavns Universitet = University of Copenhagen
KU-LAN - Københavns Universitet Lanchart (Danish National Research Foundation Centre for Language Change in Real Time) = Danish National Research Foundation Centre for Language Change in Real Time at the University of Copenhagen
KU-CST – Københavns Universitet - Center for Sprogteknologi = Centre for Language Technology at the University of Copenhagen
KU-INSS - Københavns Universitet - Institut for Nordiske Studier og Sprogvidenskab = Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen
Lemma = the dictionary form of a word
Lemmatiser – lemmatization = a tool which associates actual word forms with their corresponding lemma
LGP - Language for General Purposes = alment sprog
LSP - Language for Special Purposes = fagsprog
MOVIN - (Microanalysis Of Verbal/non-Verbal/Visual INteraction) is the Danish network for scholars of interaction analysis and conversation analytic studies = dansk netværk for interaktionsanalyse og konversationsanalytiske studier
Multimodal = Multimodal = containing information which is mediated through several semiotic channels, e.g. a TV transmission including sound, video and subtitles
MUMIN – Nordic Network for Multimodal Interfaces (the project was closed)
NatMus - Nationalmuseet = the National Museum of Denmark
OCR - Optical Character Recognition
1. aligned texts where the original text and its translation are paired sentence by sentence
2. texts in two languages about the same subject
PoS - Part of Speech
POS-tagging - marking up text into word classes based on the definition of the word and its context
Repository – databank consisting of various corpora
SDU – Syddansk Universitet = University of Southern Denmark
Tagger = A tool which automatically enriches a text with linguistic information. Often used in the sense of a part-of-speech tagger classifying each token in a text as belonging to a particular part-of-speech.
TEI – Text Encoding Initiative = konsortium af institutioner og forskningsprojekter der samarbejder om at udvikle og vedligeholde en standard til repæsentation af tekster i digital form
Token – An actual word form in a text, e.g. "girls" in the sentence "He gave the girls an apple".
Tokenization = the automatic operation of splitting a text string into a sequence of tokens.
VTU - Ministeriet for Videnskab, Teknologi og Udvikling = Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
XML – eXtensible Markup Language = XML er et opmærkningssprog der bruges til at beskrive data og dataskrukturer
WAYF (Where Are You From) WAYF is the connection between the login systems at the connected institutions and external web based services = WAYF-adgang = standard til sikker identifikation af brugere ved login til et websted fx studenter og medarbejdere på et universitet.
WP – work package