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Pour des lectures textométriques en sémantique interprétative. Le projet Sittelle, principes et perspectives

Abstract : This article presents the original intuitions, the methodological principles, and the first results of the Sittelle project (Sémantique interprétative et textuelle / Interpretative and textual semantics). This action investigates how a digital corpus of texts from François Rastier, powered by textometric software, can provide new relevant means for methodical readings of these texts. Several features of Rastier’s scientific works support such an approach: the magnitude of data, their unity of thought, and a flexibly organized writing style, often involving evocation or reuse of key passages. Textometric analysis features are illustrated through an experimental corpus of 28 articles. KWIC concordances implement the hermeneutical technique of similar or parallel passages. If needed, a statistical summary of context passages can be drawn through collocation computing. Word lists are useful to identify the most frequent words and to examine how words combine or vary. Factorial analysis provides a map view of main variations structuring the corpus, based on text content. Specificity keyword computing can help characterizing any text by its overused or underused linguistic features. Reinert’s method and search engine advanced features could be tested as regards their ability to model isotopies. Four principles guide the technical implementation of Sittelle: progressivity of multiple experimental steps; intertextuality because texts must be picked so as to contextualize one another and form relevant collections; open-science dissemination and standards compliance for data reuse and software interoperability; digital philology as text encoding must retain information that matters to interpretative tasks.
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Bénédicte Pincemin. Pour des lectures textométriques en sémantique interprétative. Le projet Sittelle, principes et perspectives. Acta Semiotica et Lingvistica, 2022, Perspectives présentes et futures de la Sémantique interprétative, 27 (2), pp.3-30. ⟨10.22478/ufpb.2446-7006.46v27n2.62999⟩. ⟨halshs-03762150⟩



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