Detecting Word Usage Change

Presenter: Kaiti Thoma and Konstantina Dritsa
Date: 01 April 2021


The appearance of large text corpuses, covering extensive time periods, has allowed researchers to investigate qualitatively the change in the semantics of words over time. We will present the main methods, starting from an introduction to the underlying technologies that have been developed over the last decades, and presenting some highlights of results from the literature.