Université de Neuchâtel

The Role of Language in the Automatic Coding of Political Texts

Ruedin, Didier

In: Swiss Political Science Review, 2013, vol. 19, no. 4, p. 539-545

Automatic approaches to coding party manifestos and other political texts have become more widespread. This research note addresses the question to what extent the source language of a text affects the results. To do so, Swiss manifestos in German and French are coded automatically, comparing a keyword-based dictionary approach and Wordscores. Because of language differences, both stemming and...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Role of Language in the Automatic Coding of Political Texts

Ruedin, Didier

In: Swiss Political Science Review

Automatic approaches to coding party manifestos and other political texts have become more widespread. This research note addresses the question to what extent the source language of a text affects the results. To do so, Swiss manifestos in German and French are coded automatically, comparing a keyword-based dictionary approach and Wordscores. Because of language differences, both stemming and...

Université de Neuchâtel

The Application of Rules in Morphology, Syntax and Number Processing: A Case of Selective Deficit of Procedural or Executive Mechanisms?

Macoir, Joël ; Fossard, Marion ; Nespoulous, Jean-Luc ; Demonet, Jean-François ; Bachoud-Lévi, Anne-Catherine

In: Neurocase, 2010, vol. 16, no. 4, p. 358-376

Declarative memory is a long-term store for facts, concepts and words. Procedural memory subserves the learning and control of sensorimotor and cognitive skills, including the mental grammar. In this study, we report a single-case study of a mild aphasic patient who showed procedural deficits in the presence of preserved declarative memory abilities. We administered several experiments to explore...