LL(O)D and NLP perspectives on semantic change for humanities research

Florentina Armaselu, Elena-Simona Apostol, Anas Fahad Khan, Chaya Liebeskind, Barbara McGillivray, Ciprian-Octavian Truică, Andrius Utka, Giedrėi Valūnaitė Oleškevičienė, Marieke van Erp

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This paper presents an overview of the LL(O)D and NLP methods, tools and data for detecting and representing semantic change, with its main application in humanities research. The paper's aim is to provide the starting point for the construction of a workflow and set of multilingual diachronic ontologies within the humanities use case of the COST Action Nexus Linguarum, European network for Web-centred linguistic data science, CA18209. The survey focuses on the essential aspects needed to understand the current trends and to build applications in this area of study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051-1080
Number of pages30
JournalSemantic Web
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2022


  • linked open data
  • semantic change
  • natural language processing
  • Linguistics


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