The Statistic Analysis of Conjunctive Adverbs Used in the First Bulgarian School Books in Mathematics (from the First Half of XIX c.)

  • Velislava StoykovaEmail author
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11189)


The paper presents an approach to extract and analyze conjunctive adverbs in the first Bulgarian school books in mathematics published during the first half of XIX c. in Serbia. It applies Information Retrieval (IR) approach and the Sketch Engine software to search electronic readable format of the books (without normalizing their graphical representation). The methodology uses statistically-based search techniques to evaluate related queries (keywords) and further, the query search is optimized by limiting the scope of the search using options according to related search criteria. The search results are analyzed both with respect to the syntactic distribution (generally as logical connectives and transitions) and to the semantics they express.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Bulgarian LanguageSofiaBulgaria

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