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Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora: Volume 2: Diachronic Databases
     

Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora: Volume 2: Diachronic Databases

by J. Beal (Editor), David Denison (Contribution by), K. Corrigan (Editor), H. Moisl (Editor)
 
A range of electronic corpora has become accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This coincides with improvements in standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book develops similar standards for enriching and preserving 'unconventional' data': the fragmentary texts and voices left to us as accidents of history.

Overview

A range of electronic corpora has become accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This coincides with improvements in standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book develops similar standards for enriching and preserving 'unconventional' data': the fragmentary texts and voices left to us as accidents of history.

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From the Publisher

'A unique collection of essays on corpus projects that are fundamentally different from the wide range of general reference corpora of standard English(es)' - Joybrato Mukherjee, English World-Wide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403943675
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/12/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

WILL ALLEN is a Consultant Trainer for Netskills, Newcastle University, UK, delivering and developing internet-related training
DAVID DENISON is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Manchester, UK
SUSAN FITZMAURICE is Professor of English Language at the University of Sheffield, UK
ELIZABETH GORDON, University of Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand
JENNIFER HAY, University of Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand
RAYMOND HICKEY is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Essen, Germany
FRANCIS JONES is a literary translator and Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University, UK
MARGARET MACLAGAN, University of Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand
WARREN MAGUIRE is in the final stages of his PhD research on vocalic mergers in Tyneside English at Newcastle University, UK
ANNELI MEURMAN-SOLIN is a Lecturer in English Philology at Helsinki University, Finland
TERTTU NEVALAINEN is Professor of English Philology at the University of Helsinki, Finland
SHANA POPLACK, University of Ottawa, Canada
HELENA RAUMOLIN-BRUNBERG is a Senior Scholar in the Research Unit for the Study of Variation, Contacts and Change in English at Helsinki University, Finland
NAOMI STANDEN is Lecturer in Chinese History at the University of Newcastle, UK
ANN TAYLOR is a Research Fellow at the University of York, UK
LINDA VAN BERGEN is a lecturer in English Language at the University of Edinburgh, UK

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