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46 Summaries on Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
Genre-Specific Corpora Marina Santini 22.2068 11-May-2011
Oral History Project: Digitizing a Corpus of Text Wayles Browne 22.1037 28-Feb-2011
Spoken French Word List by Frequency Arno Bramann-Bernard 22.290 14-Jan-2011
Relationship Between Spoken and Written Grammar Mark Brenchley 21.1692 05-Apr-2010
Vocabulary Statistics Richard Hudson 20.413 07-Feb-2009
Tagger for Dari, Farsi/Persian Christine de Bond 19.2161 04-Jul-2008
Corpus Linguistics and Frequency Peyton Todd 18.3088 22-Oct-2007
Corpus of Spoken American English Susanne Strubel 18.2231 24-Jul-2007
References for Research on Popular Culture Monika Bednarek 18.2005 03-Jul-2007
Spoken Irish and Welsh Corpora in Transcription Alessio Frenda 18.1303 30-Apr-2007
References on Future Expression in French Fanny Forsberg 17.992 31-Mar-2006
Chinese Spoken Word Frequency Zachary Sloane 17.698 07-Mar-2006
Concordance Programs Chris Coleman 17.697 06-Mar-2006
Use of Corpora in Language Testing Fiona Barker 16.3644 21-Dec-2005
Consonants vs. Vowels gina cardillo 16.3420 29-Nov-2005
Historical Present Outside of Indo-European Keira Ballantyne 16.2237 22-Jul-2005
WebCorpus Counts Jerry Kurjian 16.1366 28-Apr-2005
English Word Stress Database Sarah Collie 16.646 04-Mar-2005
Spanish Frequency Counts Harriet Bowden 15.3326 29-Nov-2004
Phonetically Transcribed Italian Corpus Christina Villafana 15.3192 13-Nov-2004
Sum: Speech Corpus for Neural Network Training Scott Drellishak 15.2363 23-Aug-2004
Spanish word frequency corpora Rochelle Newman 14.3542 09-Dec-2003
informed consent Astrid Fiess 8.675 02-Sep-2003
Speech Perception Survey Bartek Plichta 14.1561 02-Jun-2003
Summary of Responses to Southern /ay/ Query Bartek Plichta 14.1561 31-May-2003
Tone Letters Stahlke Herbert F.W. 14.977 02-Apr-2003
Sum: I'll shall, I'd should, I'd might etc. Carsten Breul 13.2513 01-Oct-2002
Counting-out Rhymes Andy Arleo 13.2203 31-Aug-2002
Apostrophe Rules in Langs Daniel Buncic 13.1566 31-May-2002
Chinese word frequency list dhang dhang 13.901 31-Mar-2002
Re Linguist 13.591, Unicode & Tones Musgrave, S 13.681 12-Mar-2002
Corpora English and German Frank Oswalt 12.526 25-Feb-2001
-ee Suffix in English Anja Wanner 11.1355 18-Jun-2000
Color Metaphors Gill Philip 11.1348 16-Jun-2000
for Query 11.13:English Word Frequency Jean Wang 11.163 25-Jan-2000
Inversion in embedded clauses mwl1 mwl1 11.165 25-Jan-2000
For Query: 10.1659/ Verb Frequency Lists Nancy Salay 10.1711 09-Nov-1999
Sum: names in corpora Kristine Hasund 8.678 07-May-1997
Corpora for Greek and Turkish Royle Phaedra 8.471 02-Apr-1997
Sum: Spanish Corpora Michael D Kliffer 8.389 17-Mar-1997
Corpora of historical German texts Gert Webelhuth 8.386 16-Mar-1997
Corpora Royle Phaedra 8.363 12-Mar-1997
Sum: spoken language corpora yystud yystud 8.367 12-Mar-1997
French frequency dictionary T Say 8.231 14-Feb-1997
sum: will and shall in journal writing M Shuib 8.93 23-Jan-1997
Summary: Neologism reference N o s t 8.70 20-Jan-1997


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