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Political Language and Crisis

PI: Leah Windsor, University of Memphis

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Political Language and Crisis: A Computational Analysis of Social Disequilibrium and Security Threats

Principal Investigator: Leah Windsor, University of Memphis

Co-Investigators: Art Graesser, University of Memphis; Zhiqiang Cai, University of Memphis

Years of Award: 2014-2019

Supporting Service Agency: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Project Description

This project analyzes the speech of international actors, especially those within opaque environments such as authoritarian regimes and terrorist groups, to detect their motives, identify threats, and find predictive patterns of language and behavior using computational linguistics tools.. 

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