Vossian Antonomasia

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Automatic extraction of Vossian antonomasia from large newspaper corpora.

(Shout-out to Gerardus Vossius, 1577–1649.)

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Vossian Antonomasia

Frank Fischer, Robert Jäschke, Elena Krotova, Jannik Strötgen, Michel Schwab

Automatic extraction of Vossian antonomasia (VA) from large newspaper corpora. Based on an idea by Frank Fischer (see Der Umblätterer).

DSH Paper (January, 2019)

Fischer, F., Jäschke, R.: ‘The Michael Jordan of greatness’—Extracting Vossian antonomasia from two decades of The New York Times, 1987–2007. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 2019. (DOI:10.1093/llc/fqy087) (Preprint: arXiv:1902.06428)

First Approach (February, 2017)

TheOf Approach (2017–2019)