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Mon Jan 17 2011

Qs: Developing Corpora with Semantic Purposes

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        1.     Shaya Shahabi , Developing Corpora with Semantic Purposes

Message 1: Developing Corpora with Semantic Purposes
Date: 11-Jan-2011
From: Shaya Shahabi <shayashahabigmail.com>
Subject: Developing Corpora with Semantic Purposes
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Hello,

I'm a M.A student of general linguistics and I'm trying to build up a
linguistic corpus which can be used for semantic analysis for the
Persian language. I have not yet found any books or other materials
which can guide me through developing one.

I have chosen this subject for my M.A thesis, but I want it to be
expandable. I have planned to include written and spoken data in this
corpus, and it's not going to be limited to a special kind of text.
However I want this data to be tagged properly so that different
analyses would be possible for others beyond what I will develop for my
thesis.

I was wandering if you could tell me what to read and/or who I can
contact with on this subject?

Thanks in advance,
Shaya Shahabi

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Farsi, Western (pes)

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