Word2Vec models are used to study the semantic chain shift FOOD>MEAT>FLESH in the history of English, c. 1425-1925. The development stretches out over a long time, starting before 1500, and may possibly be continuing to this day. The semantic changes likely proceeded as a push chain.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computational Approaches to Historical Language Change|
|Publisher||Association for Computational Linguistics|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2019|