CLICS - The Database of Cross-Linguistic Colexifications
The original Database of Cross-Linguistic Colexifications (CLICS), has established a computer-assisted framework for the interactive representation of cross-linguistic colexification patterns. It has proven to be a useful tool for various kinds of investigation into cross-linguistic semantic associations, ranging from studies on semantic change, patterns of conceptualization, and linguistic paleontology. But CLICS has also been criticized for obvious shortcomings. Building on standardization efforts reflected in the CLDF initiative and novel approaches for fast, efficient, and reliable data aggregation, CLICS² expanded the original CLICS database. CLICS³ - the third installment of CLICS - exploits the framework pioneered in CLICS² to more than double the amount of data aggregated in the database.
|CLICS||List, Terhalle, and Urban||Using network approaches to enhance the analysis of cross-linguistic polysemies||List2013a|
|CLICS||Mayer, List, Terhalle, and Urban||An Interactive Visualization of Crosslinguistic Colexification Patterns||Mayer2014|
|CLICS²||List, Greenhill, Anderson, Mayer, Tresoldi, and Forkel||CLICS². An improved database of cross-linguistic colexifications assembling lexical data with help of cross-linguistic data formats||List2018e|
|CLICS³||Rzymski, Tresoldi, et al.||The Database of Cross-Linguistic Colexifications, reproducible analysis of cross- linguistic polysemies||PREPRINT|
Datasets and Software
Datasets providing lexical data aggregated in CLICS and software tooling the CLICS processing workflow is accesible and archived on Zenodo via the CLICS community.
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