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Journal Title: Corpora
Volume/Issue:   6/2
Date: 2011
Table of Contents: Volume 6 Issue 2
http://www.euppublishing.com/toc/cor/6/2

Updating the ICE annotation system: tagging, parsing and validation
Deanna Wong, Steve Cassidy, and Pam Peters
Corpora, Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov 2011: 115-144.

Design and development of Iberia: a corpus of scientific Spanish
Jordi Porta Zamorano, Emilio del Rosal García, and Ignacio Ahumada Lara
Corpora, Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov 2011: 145-158.

From student hard drive to web corpus (part 1): the design, compilation and
genre classification of the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers (MICUSP)
Ute Römer and Matthew Brook O'Donnell
Corpora, Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov 2011: 159-177.

Grammatical patterns in Spanish: verbs of existence and appearance
Carmen López Ferrero
Corpora, Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov 2011: 179-199.

Poniendo de manifiesto: Spanish light verb constructions in Latin American
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Louisa Buckingham
Corpora, Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov 2011: 201-226.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 23.2828