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LINGUIST List 17.3305

Mon Nov 13 2006

Books: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Hundt, Nesselhauf, Biewer (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Eric van Broekhuizen, Corpus Linguistics and the Web: Hundt, Nesselhauf, Biewer (Eds)

Message 1: Corpus Linguistics and the Web: Hundt, Nesselhauf, Biewer (Eds)
Date: 03-Nov-2006
From: Eric van Broekhuizen <E.van.Broekhuizenrodopi.nl>
Subject: Corpus Linguistics and the Web: Hundt, Nesselhauf, Biewer (Eds)

Title: Corpus Linguistics and the Web
Series Title: Language and Computers 59
Published: 2007
Publisher: Rodopi

Book URL: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookId=LC+59

Editor: Marianne Hundt
Editor: Nadja Nesselhauf
Editor: Carolin Biewer
Hardback: ISBN: 9789042021273 Pages: 222 Price: Europe EURO 65.00

Using the Web as Corpus is one of the recent challenges for corpus
linguistics. This volume presents a current state-of-the-arts discussion of
the topic. The articles address practical problems such as suitable
linguistic search tools for accessing the www, the question of register
variation, or they probe into methods for culling data from the web. The
book also offers a wide range of case studies, covering morphology, syntax,
lexis, as well as synchronic and diachronic variation in English. These
case studies make use of the two approaches to the www in corpus
linguistics - web-as-corpus and web-for-corpus-building. The case studies
demonstrate that web data can provide useful additional evidence for a
broad range of research questions.

Marianne Hundt, Nadja Nesselhauf and Carolin Biewer: Corpus linguistics and
the web. Accessing the web as corpus
Anke Ludeling, Stefan Evert and Marco Baroni: Using web data for linguistic
William H. Fletcher: Concordancing the web: promise and problems, tools and
Antoinette Renouf, Andrew Kehoe and Jayeeta Banerjee: WebCorp: an
integrated system for web text search. Compiling corpora from the internet
Sebastian Hoffmann: From webpage to mega-corpus: the CNN transcripts
Claudia Claridge: Constructing a corpus from the web: message boards
Douglas Biber and Jerry Kurijian: Towards a taxonomy of web registers and
text types: a multidimensional analysis
Critical voices
Geoffrey Leech: New resources, or just better old ones? The Holy Grail of
Graeme Kennedy: An under-exploited resource: using the BNC for exploring
the nature of language learning
Language variation and change
Anette Rosenbach: Exploring constructions on the web: a case study
G√ľnter Rohdenburg: Determinants of grammatical variation in English and the
formation / confirmation of linguistic hypotheses by means of internet data
Britta Mondorf: Recalcitrant problems of comparative alternation and new
insights emerging from internet data
Christian Mair: Change and variation in present-day English: integrating
the analysis of closed corpora and web-based monitoring
Marianne Hundt and Carolin Biewer: The dynamics of inner and outer circle
varieties in the South Pacific and East Asia
Lieselotte Anderwald: 'He rung the bell' and 'she drunk ale' - non-standard
past tense forms in traditional British dialects and on the internet
Nadja Nesselhauf: Diachronic analysis with the internet? Will and shall in
Archer and in a corpus of e-texts from the web

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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