Václav Cvrček

List of John Benjamins publications for which Václav Cvrček plays a role.


Cvrček, Václav, Zuzana Laubeová, David Lukeš, Petra Poukarová, Anna Řehořková and Adrian Jan Zasina 2023 Register differences and intra-register variation of elicited textsRegister Studies 5:2, pp. 143–170 | Article
This study examines functional differences between texts elicited under different scenarios (both between- and intra-register variation). Text elicitation is used (in linguistics and other disciplines) to control for the conditions of production and in the hopes of observing different reactions… read more
Milička, Jiří, Václav Cvrček and Lucie Lukešová 2021 Modelling crosslinguistic n‑gram correspondence in typologically different languagesLanguages in Contrast 21:2, pp. 217–249 | Article
N‑gram analysis (popularized e.g. by Biber et al., 1999) has become a popular method for the identification of recurrent language patterns. Although the extraction of n‑grams from a corpus may seem straightforward, it proves to be very challenging when applied cross-linguistically (cf. e.g.… read more
Cvrček, Václav, Zuzana Laubeová, David Lukeš, Petra Poukarová, Anna Řehořková and Adrian Jan Zasina 2020 Author and register as sources of variation: A corpus-based study using elicited textsInternational Journal of Corpus Linguistics 25:4, pp. 461–488 | Article
This paper investigates the contribution of author/idiolect vs. register/type-of-text – as the most salient factors influencing the final shape of a text – towards explaining the variation observed in Czech texts. Since it is almost impossible to explore the effect of these factors on authentic… read more
Cvrček, Václav and Masako U. Fidler 2019 Chapter 5. More than keywords: Discourse prominence analysis of the Russian Web Portal Sputnik Czech RepublicPolitical Discourse in Central, Eastern and Balkan Europe, Berrocal, Martina and Aleksandra Salamurović (eds.), pp. 93–118 | Chapter
The interpretation of a text usually starts with finding what is striking. Keyword analysis is a widely used corpus linguistic method that helps identify words as possible carriers of prominent topics in a text. It identifies words with significantly higher relative frequency in a target text when… read more