Term extraction or terminology extraction is an automatic method of analysing text in order to identify phrases which fulfil the criteria for terms. Terminology extraction has its use in translation and terminology management but also in text analytics where it is used for topic modelling, data mining and information retrieval from unstructured text.
By definition, a thesaurus (plural thesauri, pronounced [-rai]) is a type of dictionary which lists synonyms or words from the same semantic category, e.g. animals, furniture etc.
A corpus is a collection of a very large amount of text that is used, together with a suitable corpus management software such as Sketch Engine, to learn about how language is used. It has become an indispensable tool for all modern linguists and lexicographers. A text corpus can consist of only one very long […]
Word sketches in Sketch Engine are one-page summaries of word combinations (called collocations) that the word prefers. These summaries are computed automatically based on a sample of language of billions of words called a text corpus.