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LINGUIST List 17.1992

Fri Jul 07 2006

Qs: Word Combinations; Resources for Online Linguistics Courses

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        1.    Keith Stuart, Word Combinations
        2.    Marcus Callies, Resources for Online Linguistics Courses


Message 1: Word Combinations
Date: 05-Jul-2006
From: Keith Stuart <kstuartidm.upv.es>
Subject: Word Combinations


Hello,

I am looking for a way to extract word combinations from a Corpus of Academic
Articles. Basically, I have extracted keywords and want to now extract word
combinations of these keywords. The keyword list is about 1,300 words from a
corpus of 140 texts. To do this, I probably need some kind of algorithm
(software). If there is anyone who can help, I would greatly appreciate it.

My impression is that to do this I might have to use a lot of computer memory.
Mathematically speaking, it is something like this: 1,300 x 1,300 = 1,690,000
possible combinations; to look up each one of these combinations in 140 texts
throws up a grand total of 236.6000.000 searches.

Help!

Thanks,

Keith Stuart
Department of Applied Linguistics
Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Valencia
Spain

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Message 2: Resources for Online Linguistics Courses
Date: 05-Jul-2006
From: Marcus Callies <calliesstaff.uni-marburg.de>
Subject: Resources for Online Linguistics Courses



Dear colleagues,

I am wondering whether anyone of you is aware of any recent substantial reviews
or evaluative information on the quality of web-based online linguistic courses
(other than user feedback) like those posted in
http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-3103.html

Any information appreciated, thank you.

Best wishes
Marcus Callies

English Department
University of Marburg, Germany
calliesstaff.uni-marburg.de
http://staff-www.uni-marburg.de/~callies

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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