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LINGUIST List 16.1918

Wed Jun 22 2005

Books: Lexicography/Text/Corpus Ling: Sinclair et al.

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        1.    Jennifer Lovel, English Collocation Studies: Sinclair et al.


Message 1: English Collocation Studies: Sinclair et al.
Date: 21-Jun-2005
From: Jennifer Lovel <jlovelcontinuumbooks.com>
Subject: English Collocation Studies: Sinclair et al.


Title: English Collocation Studies
Subtitle: The OSTI Report
Series Title: Studies in Corpus and Discourse
Published: 2005
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
                http://www.continuumbooks.com

Editor: Ramesh Krishnamurthy
Editor: Wolfgang Teubert, University of Birmingham
Author: John McH. Sinclair
Author: Susan Jones
Author: Robert Daley
Hardback: ISBN: 0826474888 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 75
Paperback: ISBN: 0826474896 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 25
Abstract:

This is the first published edition of John Sinclair, Susan Jones and
Robert Daley's seminal research on collocation in the 1970s. This research
has been enormously influential and has sparked a growth of interest in
collocation amongst researchers in linguistics, but until now has been
unavailable.

Collocation was first viewed as important in computational linguistics in
the work of Harold Palmer in Japan. Later M.A.K. Halliday and John Sinclair
published on collocation in the 1960s. English Collocation Studies is a
report on empirical research into collocation, devised by Halliday with
Sinclair acting as the Principal Investigator and editor of the resultant
OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information) report.

The present edition contains an introduction by Professor Wolfgang Teubert
based on his interview with John Sinclair. The introduction assesses the
extent to which the findings of the original research have developed in the
intervening years, and how some of the techniques mentioned in the report
were implemented in the COBUILD project at Birmingham University in the 1980s.

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
                            Semantics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Written In: English (ENG )

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