linguistics

Looking at Word Origins

By |July 6th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Looking at Word Origins

I love words. I love learning the origin of words, word play and word puns. All things word related always catches my eye. This […]

Understanding Semantics

By |June 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Understanding Semantics

Semantics is the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. There are a number of branches and subbranches of semantics. People can absolutely […]

Analytical Linguist Opportunity

By |October 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Analytical Linguist Opportunity

To be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, indexing, semantic technology, ontology, etc., we are sharing career opportunities that we find with our […]

Machine Learning and Language

By |September 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Machine Learning and Language

The meaning of words can often be ambiguous, especially to those whose first language is not English. This also can pose a challenge with […]

Emerging Technologies in Everyday Life

By |February 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Emerging Technologies in Everyday Life

Terms like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) are more common than ever before. But how many people actually know […]

The Power of Language

By |July 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Power of Language

Climate change is a popular topic. No, wait. It isn’t popular, but it is frequent. Unfortunately there is much disagreement around climate change from […]

Addressing Language Ambiguity

By |October 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Addressing Language Ambiguity

Making sense of text information is becoming a key asset for businesses.┬áThe ability to automate repetitive, cognitive tasks is crucial to improving efficiency and […]

Ontology Used to Provide Consistency

By |October 22nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Ontology Used to Provide Consistency

An international team of researchers has set out a proposal for new guidelines on cross-linguistic data formats, in order to facilitate sharing and data […]

New and Trendy Words Added to Scrabble Game

By |October 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on New and Trendy Words Added to Scrabble Game

For those hard core Scrabble players or bibliophiles, the maker of the iconic word game, Hasbro Inc., has added 300 new words to boost […]

Multilingual UDC Summary Shows Progress

By |April 26th, 2011|News, Standards|Comments Off on Multilingual UDC Summary Shows Progress

The Multilingua Universal Decimal Classification Summary project, containing an abridged schedule of over 2000 classes with notes and examples, continues to progress with 40 languages online, some completely translated and others in various stages of translation.