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Books: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Wilson et al (Eds)

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Message 1: Corpus Linguistics Around the World: Wilson, Archer, Rayson (Eds)
Date: 13-Feb-2006
From: Eric van Broekhuizen <>
Subject: Corpus Linguistics Around the World: Wilson, Archer, Rayson (Eds)

Title: Corpus Linguistics Around the World Series Title: Language and Computers 56 Published: 2006 Publisher: Rodopi

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Editor: Andrew Wilson, Lancaster University Editor: Dawn Archer, Lancaster University Editor: Paul Rayson Hardback: ISBN: 9042018364 Pages: VIII, 233 pp. Price: Europe EURO 55.00

This volume contains a selection of the papers delivered at the CorpusLinguistics 2003 conference, held at Lancaster University in April 2003.The papers selected address a wide range of world languages - Basque,Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Maltese, Polish, Russian,Spanish, and Slovene. Both synchronic and diachronic studies are included,as well as studies of learner language. In addition to mainstreamlinguistic analyses of phonetics, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, andrhetoric, application areas covered in the volume include financialforecasting, cross-cultural research, corpus processing, and language teaching.

ContentsAndrew WILSON, Dawn ARCHER and Paul RAYSON: Preface

I. ADURIZ, M.J. ARANZABE, J.M. ARRIOLA, A. ATUTXA, A. DÍAZ DE ILARRAZA, N.EZEIZA, K. GOJENOLA, M. ORONOZ, A. SOROA, R. URIZAR: Methodology and stepstowards the construction of EPEC, a corpus of written Basque tagged atmorphological and syntactic levels for automatic processing

Khurshid AHMAD, David CHENG, Tugba TASKAYA, Saif AHMAD, Lee GILLAM, PensiriMANOMAISUPAT, Hayssam TRABOULSI and Andrew HIPPISLEY: The mood of the(financial) markets: in a corpus of words and of pictures

Jørg ASMUSSEN: Towards a methodology for corpus-based studies of linguisticchange: Contrastive observations and their possible diachronicinterpretations in the Korpus 2000 and Korpus 90 General Corpora of Danish

Kate BEECHING: Synchronic and diachronic variation: the how and why of thesociolinguistic corpora

Roderick BOVINGDON and Angelo DALLI: Statistical analysis of the sourceorigin of Maltese

Julie CARSON-BERNDSEN, Ulrike GUT and Robert KELLY: Discoveringregularities in non-native speech

Vojko GORJANC: Tracking lexical changes in the reference corpus of Slovenetexts

José María GUIRAO, Antonio MORENO SANDOVAL, Ana GONZÁLEZ LEDESMA, GuillermoDE LA MADRID, Manuel ALCÁNTARA: Relating linguistic units tosocio-contextual information in a spontaneous speech corpus of Spanish

Randall L. JONES: An analysis of lexical text coverage in contemporary German

Sarah LEE and Debra ZIEGELER: Analysing a semantic corpus study acrossEnglish dialects: Searching for paradigmatic parallels

Agnieszka LEŃKO-SZYMAŃSKA: The curse and the blessing of mobile phones - acorpus-based study into American and Polish rhetorical conventions

Judy NOGUCHI, Thomas ORR and Yukio TONO: Using a dedicated corpus toidentify features of professional English usage: What do "we" do in sciencejournal articles?

Serge SHAROFF: Methods and tools for development of the Russian ReferenceCorpus

Dirk SPEELMAN, Stefan GRONDELAERS and Dirk GEERAERTS: A profile-basedcalculation of region and register variation: the synchronic and diachronicstatus of the two main national varieties of Dutch

Stella E. O. TAGNIN: A multilingual learner corpus in Brazil

Andrew WILSON and Olga MOUDRAIA : Quantitative or qualitative contentanalysis? Experiences from a cross-cultural comparison of female students'attitudes to shoe fashions in Germany, Poland and Russia

Yang XIAO-JUN: Survey and Prospect of China's Corpus-Based Research

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics                             Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Basque (eus)                             Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)                             Danish (dan)                             Dutch (nld)                             English (eng)                             French (fra)                             German, Standard (deu)                             Maltese (mlt)                             Portuguese (por)                             Polish (pol)                             Russian (rus)                             Slovenian (slv)                             Spanish (spa)
Written In: English (eng )

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