Gaurav Vashisth's scientific contributions

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In research best practices can change over time as new discoveries are made and novel methods are implemented. Scientific publications reporting about the latest facts and current state-of-the-art can be possibly outdated after some years or even proved to be false. A publication usually sheds light only on the knowledge of the period it has been p...


... Robust NLP systems must be able to detect changes in grammar, syntax, and semantics in order to adapt to changing medical practices. 8 To better understand and quantify this change, Hamilton et al. formalized several methods to statistically analyze shifts in word meaning, resulting in two laws describing semantic drift over time, or the Laws of Semantic Change. 9 These two laws provide a quantitative framework for linguistic analysis that can be used to examine diachronic semantic change: ...