Language and Computers

Edited by Christian Mair, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Charles F. Meyer, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Nelleke Oostdijk, University of Nijmegen

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0921-5034
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Edited by Lieven Vandelanotte, Kristin Davidse, Caroline Gentens and Ditte Kimps

This book is a selection of studies presented at the 33rd International Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), hosted by the University of Leuven (30 May - 3 June 2012). The strictly refereed and extensively revised contributions collected here...
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78
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038714
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Gisle Andersen and Kristin Bech

As its title suggests, this book is a selection of papers that use English corpora to study language variation along three dimensions – time, place and genre. In broad terms, the book aims to bridge the gap between corpus linguistics and sociolinguistics and to increase our knowledge of the...
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77
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036796
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January 2013

Edited by Merja Kytö

The chapters in this collected volume illuminate the dynamic success story of English corpus linguistics over the past few decades. The book is organised in three parts. The chapters in Part I set the scene by addressing fundamental issues such as the balance between automated and manual analyses...
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76
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042035188
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January 2012

Edited by Joybrato Mukherjee and Magnus Huber

The present volume includes a selection of 20 papers from the 31st Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME), held in Giessen (Germany) in May 2010. The conference topic was “Corpus linguistics and variation in English”. All the...
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75
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042034952
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January 2012

Edited by Sebastian Hoffmann, Paul Rayson and Geoffrey Leech

This book showcases sixteen papers from the landmark 30th conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME) held at Lancaster University in May 2009. The theme of the book ‘looking back, moving forward’ follows that of the conference where...
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74
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042034662
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January 2012

Edited by John Newman, Harald Baayen and Sally Rice

This volume consists of selected papers from the 2009 meeting of the American Association for Corpus Linguistics. The chapters cover aspects of language use (usage-based accounts of morphology/syntax of English and Tok Pisin), language learning (corpus-based learning of English, syntactic...
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73
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Hardback
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9789042034013
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January 2011

Svenja Kranich

This book constitutes the first full-length diachronic treatment of the English progressive from Old English to Present-day English, focusing on the crucial phase of its grammaticalization between the 17th and 20th centuries. It uses data from the British component of ARCHER-2 (A Representative...
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72
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042031432
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January 2010

Edited by Stefan Th. Gries, Stefanie Wulff and Mark Davies

This volume provides an overview of four currently booming areas in the discipline of corpus linguistics. The first section is concerned with studies of the history and development of morphological and syntactic phenomena in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. The second section contains case...
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71
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9789042028005
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January 2010

Anna Feldman and Jirka Hana

While supervised corpus-based methods are highly accurate for different NLP tasks, including morphological tagging, they are difficult to port to other languages because they require resources that are expensive to create. As a result, many languages have no realistic prospect for morpho...
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70
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042027688
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January 2010

Edited by Antoinette Renouf and Andrew Kehoe

Throughout history, linguists and literary scholars have been impelled by curiosity about particular linguistic or literary phenomena to seek to observe them in action in original texts. The fruits of each earlier enquiry in turn nourish the desire to continue to acquire knowledge, through...
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69
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042025974
Publication date: 
January 2009

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