Corpus linguistics : an international handbook. volume 2 /

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Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2009-
Description:1 online resource (1353) : illustrations.
Series:Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft = Handbooks of linguistics and communication science ; Bd. 29.1-
Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft ; Bd. 29.1-
Subject:Corpora (Linguistics)
Computational linguistics.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Computational linguistics.
Corpora (Linguistics)
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Other authors / contributors:Lüdeling, Anke, 1968-
Kytö, Merja.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, and multimodal corpora serve as the bases for quantitative and qualitative research on many issues of linguistic interest. The two volumes together comprise 61 articles by renowned experts from around the world. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics and its relationship with neighbouring disciplines, show its potential, discuss its problems, and describe various methods of collecting, annotating, and searching corpora, as well as processing corpus data. Key features: up-to-date and complete handbook inc.
Other form:Print version: Corpus linguistics. Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2009- 9783110180435 9783110207330
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter; Contents; 36. Statistical methods for corpus exploitation; 37. Distributions in text; 38. Multi-dimensional approaches; 39. Machine learning; 40. Exploratory multivariate analysis; 41. Corpus linguistics in morphology: Morphological productivity; 42. Corpora and syntax; 43. Corpora and grammar; 44. The induction of verb frames and verb classes from corpora; 45. Corpus linguistics and word meaning; 46. Theory-driven corpus research: Using corpora to inform aspect theory; 47. Corpora and spoken language; 48. Cross-lingual influence: The integration of foreign items.
  • 49. Corpora and discourse analysis50. Corpus linguistics and stylometry; 51. Historical corpus linguistics and evidence of language change; 52. Corpora and the study of recent change in language; 53. Corpus linguistics and dialectology; 54. Contrastive corpus studies; 55. Corpora in human translation; 56. Corpora and machine translation; 57. Corpus linguistics and first language acquisition; 58. Corpora and collocations; 59. Corpora and text re-use; 60. Corpora for text summarisation; 61. Quantitative methods in corpus linguistics; Backmatter.