Do you know what Christmas, footballers and mines have in common? No? Then think about it as you read this post. The solution to the riddle brings us to one of the phenomena that is examined in linguistics under the heading “semantics”.
Semantics and the challenge of digitizing unstructured information
However, semantics is not only about Christmas, footballers and mines, but (even primarily …) about meaning in general – especially about words and sentences.
Many scientists have tried to find...