LINGUIST List 14.2035

Wed Jul 30 2003

FYI: Corpus Ling; Socioling/Lang Description Funding

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  1. Silvia Hansen-Schirra, TIGER Corpus Release 1
  2. Prentice Zinn, Funding Available for Community Based Research and

Message 1: TIGER Corpus Release 1

Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 09:55:45 +0200
From: Silvia Hansen-Schirra <hansenCoLi.Uni-SB.DE>
Subject: TIGER Corpus Release 1

Dear collegues,


the TIGER project is pleased to announce the release of the first
version of the TIGER Corpus. This treebank consists of app. 700,000
tokens (40,000 sentences) of German newspaper text. It was
semi-automatically tagged with part-of-speech and syntactic
structures.

For details about the TIGER Corpus, see:

http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/projekte/TIGER/TIGERCorpus/

We provide the corpus for scientific use for free.


Regards,
Dr. Silvia Hansen-Schirra
TIGER Project


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Saarland University - Computational Linguistics
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Message 2: Funding Available for Community Based Research and

Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 09:58:47 +0000
From: Prentice Zinn <pzinngrantsmanagement.com>
Subject: Funding Available for Community Based Research and

Funding Available for Community Based Research and Social Action Projects

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation provides grants of $5,000 to
$15,000 to support community-based research and social action
projects. Areas of interest include but are not limited to social
justice, social welfare, human rights, literacy, language learning and
use, dialect use and curricular issues in teaching second languages
and non-native languages. The Foundation is also interested in
supporting research by sociologists and linguists that provide a
direct benefit to communities. Complete guidelines for the September
2003 application deadline are available at

http://www.grantsmanagement.com/sifguide.html. For more information,
contact Prentice Zinn at pzinngrantsmanagement.com or 617-426-7080.
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