Semantic Compaction

Semantic Compaction

Semantic Compaction® Systems, Inc. (SCS) is a company founded by Bruce R. Baker in 1982. Semantic Compaction Systems is an intellectual property company which owns the copyrights, trademarks, and patents for the use of intellectual concepts, techniques…

Semantic differential scale Examples

Semantic differential scale Examples

The power of surveys for measuring hard data is well known (especially here at SurveyGizmo). But what happens when you want to measure attitudes or feelings with a survey? To get the most accurate take on respondents’ emotional feedback, consider using…

Semantic ambiguity

Semantic ambiguity

There are two types of ambiguity: Genuine ambiguities, where a sentence really can have two different meanings to an intelligent hearer, and computer ambiguities, where the meaning is entirely clear to a hearer but a computer detects more than one meaning…

Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology

Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology

Basically the problem is, in the words of Quine What is there? , or perhaps better more explicitly What exists? , lest we should find a difference between the two. 2. Linguistic Frameworks Carnap contends that there is an important distinction to be…

Semantic organizers

Semantic organizers

REFERENCE: Pehrsson, R.S., & Denner, P.R. (1988). Semantic organizers: Implications for reading and writing. Topics in Language Disorders Series, 8 (3), 24-37. Description of article CONTEXT: This article discusses the benefits and applications…

Semantic priming

Semantic priming

Semantic priming refers to the observation that a response to a target (e.g., dog) is faster when it is preceded by a semantically related prime (e.g., cat) compared to an unrelated prime (e.g., car). Semantic priming may occur because the prime partially…