- Go to this website: http://parts-of-speech.info/
- Now go to this Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_psychology
- Grab the first paragraph and feed it into POS tagger to see the tags. This is an image of the result:
However, as human beings, to understand this text, we need to understand some concepts that are denoted by more than one word:
- Evolutionary psychology
- Natural science
- Natural selection
These are technical terms that mean more than simply a bunch of words and they are not tagged. For example, if you know natural and selection, you don't necessarily know natural selection.
Is there a technical term to refer to concepts which are composed of more than one word? Also, is there a way to identify them in a given text? In other words, what is the name for technical terms in Linguistics, and how does find technical terms using NLP algorithms and techniques?