MuSy

Multilingualism in Social Media Profiles of South Tyrol

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  • Project duration: July 2015 - July 2016
  • Project status:
    Finished

The aim of the project is to identify and investigate factors of language choice and code-switching on South Tyrolean social media profiles. It uses the previously assembled DiDi corpus of Facebook conversations to analyse the written forms of everyday language in South Tyrol. The project analyses the use of different languages as well as different varieties of German.

Publications
Using Data Mining to Repurpose German Language Corpora. An evaluation of data-driven analysis methods for corpus linguistics
Frey J (2020)
PhD thesis
Comparison of Automatic vs. Manual Language Identification in Multilingual Social Media Texts
Frey JC, Stemle E, Doğruöz AS (2019)
Contribution in book
Building computer-mediated communication corpora for socio-linguistic analysis

http://hdl.handle.net/10863/10130

Dialekt als Norm? Zum Sprachgebrauch Südtiroler Jugendlicher auf Facebook
Glaznieks A, Frey JC (2018)
Contribution in book
Jugendsprachen/Youth Languages: Aktuelle Perspektiven internationaler Forschung/Current Perspectives of International Research

https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110472226-038

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/7699

Der plurilinguale Sprecher in Facebook. Neue Medien und Pluriliteracy in Südtirol
Frey JC (2018)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: 4th LRI Workshop for young academics "Language Policy - Language Use - Language Standard" | Meran | 7.6.2018 - 8.6.2018

Becoming a multilingual speaker. New Media and pluriliteracy in South Tyrol
Frey JC (2018)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Round table "Social Net(work)s in Education and Language Sciences" | Heidelberg | 15.6.2018 - 15.6.2018

Pluriliteracy on Social Media. The Multilingual Practices of South Tyroleans on Facebook
Frey JC (2018)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts | Dublin | 2.2.2018 - 4.2.2018

The DiDi Corpus of South Tyrolean CMC Data: A multilingual corpus of Facebook texts
Frey J, Glaznieks A, Stemle EW (2016)
Naples
Conference proceedings article

Conference: Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CliC-it 2016) | Naples | 5.12.2016 - 6.12.2016

More information: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1749/paper27.pdf

https://hdl.handle.net/10863/8949

Mehrsprachigkeit auf Südtirols Social-Media-Profilen
Frey J (2016)
Bozen/Bolzano
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Work in Progress Linguistics Colloquium Eurac Research/Free University of Bolzano | Bozen | 11.6.2015 - 11.6.2015

The DiDi Corpus of South Tyrolean CMC Data: A multilingual corpus of Facebook texts
Frey J, Glaznieks A, Stemle EW (2016)
Naples
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CliC-it 2016) | Naples | 5.12.2016 - 6.12.2016

DiDi: A multilingual corpus of non-public South Tyrolean computer-mediated communication
Frey J (2016)
Lancaster
Presentation/Speech

Conference: UCREL Summer School in corpus-based NLP | | 10.7.2016 - 15.7.2016

"Bitte deutsch schreiben!" Multilingual and diglossic - a linguistic description of South Tyrolean Facebook users
Glaznieks A, Frey JC (2015)
Presentation/Speech

Conference: Multilingualism in the Digital Age | Reading | 19.6.2015 - 19.6.2015

Partner
University of Bologna, Department of Interpretation and Translation in Forlì
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ITACA

Coherence in academic Italian

Duration: September 2020 - October 2021Funding:
Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research projects (Province BZ funding /Project)

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