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Detecting specialised neologisms in researchers' blogs

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By m kristiansen · 2013 · cited by 4 — researchers' blogs are therefore likely to contain neologisms which are not ... rephrase, explain or elaborate what has been said already to ensure that the ...
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Detecting specialised neologisms inresearchers’ blogsMarita KristiansenNHH – Norwegian School of EconomicsAbstractThe present paper explores whether researchers’ blogs may be useful as corpora to detectspecialised neologisms in economic-­‐administrative domains, such as Finance, Management orMacroeconomics. Three different blogs have been selected as corpora (Crisis, restructuring andgrowth, Center for service innovation and Focus, respectively), all representing cross-­‐disciplinaryresearch projects within the economic-­‐administrative domains at the Norwegian School ofEconomics.In the study I focus on specialised neologisms, i.e., expressions or terms which are used todescribe concepts relevant within the cross-­‐disciplinary research projects. This includesexpressions originating from English which are now either used as English loan words(anglicisms) in Norwegian (‘self-­‐serving biases’), as calques, such as ‘spill-­‐over-­‐effekter’ (‘spill-­‐over effects’) or ‘multikanalsetting’...