Directions in Corpus Linguistics: Proceedings of Nobel Symposium 82, Stokholm, 4-8 August 1991

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Table of Contents

Symposium participants
Opening address 1
Introduction: Corpus linguistics comes of age 7
Language corpora B.C. 17
"Corpus linguistics" or "Computer-aided armchair linguistics" 35
Language as system and language as instance: The corpus as a theoretical construct 61
The importance of corpus linguistics to understanding the nature of language 79
Corpora and theories of linguistic performance 105
Design principles in the transcription of spoken discourse 129
Modern Swedish text corpora 149
A new corpus of English: ICE 171
The diachronic corpus as a window to the history of English 185
Using computer-based text corpora to analyze the referential strategies of spoken and written texts 213
Rationality in everyday talk: From process to system 257
Using corpus data in the Swedish Academy grammar 311
Preferred ways of putting things with implications for language teaching 335
The automatic analysis of corpora 379
The odd couple: The linguist and the software engineer. The struggle for high quality computerized language aids 401
Probabilistic parsing 425
Postscript: On corpus principles and design 457
Afterword 471
Personal names index 475
Subject index 481
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