Simple Models for Word Formation in English Slang

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Kulkarni, Vivek; Wang, William Yang;
  • Subject: Computer Science - Computation and Language | Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence

We propose generative models for three types of extra-grammatical word formation phenomena abounding in English slang: Blends, Clippings, and Reduplicatives. Adopting a data-driven approach coupled with linguistic knowledge, we propose simple models with state of the ar... View more
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