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LINGUIST List 16.1711

Sun May 29 2005

Qs: Computing Biber Ling Features;Interpreting Corpora

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        1.    Francois Lacroix, Tool to compute Biber's features
        2.    Maciej Adamski, Corpora in interpreting


Message 1: Tool to compute Biber's features
Date: 27-May-2005
From: Francois Lacroix <merguez99yahoo.fr>
Subject: Tool to compute Biber's features


Dear linguists,

I'm a researcher in computational linguistics and I'm looking for a tool
which computes the 67 linguistic features (or most of them) presented by
Douglas Biber in his book 'Variation across speech and writing', for any text.

Such features count the number of private/public verbs, past tenses, 1st
person pronouns, by-passives phrases, etc. As many papers use those
features such a tool must exist, but I can't find any on the web.

Thanks a lot!

Francois

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Message 2: Corpora in interpreting
Date: 27-May-2005
From: Maciej Adamski <madamski1981wp.pl>
Subject: Corpora in interpreting



Hello,

I am interestes in corpus-based error analysis in conference interpreting.
I would be grateful for any ideas of how to implement corpus-based error
analysis in conference interpreting into conference interpreting classes.
The goal is to develop corpus-based exercises concerning error correction
in schools of interpreting.

Thank you for any contribution.

Maciej Adamski


Linguistic Field(s):
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation



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