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Labour formation, identity, and resistance in HM Dockyard, Singapore (1921-1971)
For close on half a century, the British naval dockyard in Singapore was a prominent employer in the colony. The huge facility attracted migrant workers ...
Thinking the unthinkable : the modernization and reform of Islamic higher education in Indonesia
The reform and modernization of Higher Islamic Education has been an ongoing concern for many a Muslim-majority state since the advent of modern Islamic studies in the postcolonial era. Fraught with political and ...
Conjuring the tropical spectres : heavy metal, cultural politics in Singapore and Malaysia
The evolution of moral panics is dependent on the particular social context and the ability of certain issues to trigger concern within society. In this paper, the authors have employed a cross-comparative study of the ...
Extraction of attribute concepts from Japanese adjectives
We describe various syntactic and semantic conditions for finding abstractnouns which refer to concepts of adjectives from a text, in an attempt to explore the creation of a thesaurus from text. Depending on usages, six ...
Integration of a lexical type database with a linguistically interpreted corpus
We have constructed a large scale and detailed database of lexical types in Japanese from a treebank that includes detailed linguistic information. The database helps treebank annotators and grammar developers to share ...
Exploiting semantic information for HPSG parse selection
In this paper we present a framework for experimentation on parse selection using syntactic and semantic features. Results are given for syntactic features, dependency relations and the use of semantic classes.
A lexicon module for a grammar development environment
Past approaches to developing an effective lexicon component in a grammar development environment have suffered from a number of usability and efficiency issues. We present a lexical database ...
Religion and identity in Malaysia
The current controversy in Malaysia over the use of the term “Allah” by the Christian community once again raises the underlying tension between religion and identity in the country. What does this mean for ...
Limited pidgin-type patois? policy, language, technology, identity and the experience of canto-pop in Singapore
This article explores the interactions and tensions arising from a vibrant Canto-pop industry exported from Hong Kong to an interventionist nation-state of Singapore bent on discouraging the use of dialects by its ethnic ...
Using an ontology to determine English countability
In this paper we show to what degree the countability of English nouns is predictable from their semantics. We found that at 78% of nouns' countability could ...