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Title: TIGERCorpus Release 2
Submitter: Silvia Hansen-Schirra
Description: Dear collegues,

the TIGER project is pleased to announce the second release of the TIGER Corpus. The treebank consists of app. 900,000
tokens (50,000 sentences) of German newspaper text. It was
semi-automatically tagged with part-of-speech, syntactic structures and - in addition to the first release - morphological information.

For details about the TIGER Corpus (download, documentation etc.), see:


We provide the corpus for scientific use for free.

Dr. Silvia Hansen-Schirra
TIGER Project
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics

LL Issue: 16.3673
Date Posted: 23-Dec-2005

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