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Some Criteria for a Spanish Initialisms Recognition System: John Jairo Giraldo
JOHN JAIRO GIRALDO1
Some Criteria for a Spanish Initialisms Recognition System
1.Initialism definition and typology
1.1.Definition of initialisms
An initialism is a lexical reduction unit formed from the initial alphanumeric characters of a lexical unit of syntagmatic structure, forming a sequence whose pronunciation can be spelled or syllabic or both; e.g., PCR; TS; TEP; Grb2.
1.2.Typology of initialisms
Initialisms can be classified into two different sets: proper and non-proper.
A lexical reduction unit made up exclusively of initial characters of a precedent lexical unit of syntagmatic structure; e.g., PCR (Polymerase chain reaction). ← 19 | 20 →
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