Breakout Session Proposal: Visualizing the Semantics of LAUGH

Christian F. Hempelmann
Literature and Languages
Ontological Semantic Technology Lab
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Commerce, Texas

This breakout session will introduce participants to a digital humanities project analyzing the semantic components of words for LAUGHING and SMILING in 13 different languages. The material are the original English text and  translations of Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The main tools are lexico-semantic word field theory and visualization with circos graphs.



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