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Sun Aug 10 2008

Confs: Computational Ling, General Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/USA

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        1.    Stefan Th. Gries, Bootcamp: 'Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R'


Message 1: Bootcamp: 'Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R'
Date: 09-Aug-2008
From: Stefan Th. Gries <stgrieslinguistics.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Bootcamp: 'Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R'
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Bootcamp: 'Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R'

Date: 04-Aug-2009 - 11-Aug-2009
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact: Stefan Th. Gries
Contact Email: stgrieslinguistics.ucsb.edu
Meeting URL:
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/stgries/teaching/bootcamp/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus
Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This bootcamp/ workshop is a hands-on introduction to quantitative corpus
linguistics for both graduate students and seasoned researchers. Using the open
source software tool and programming language R, participants will learn:

- how to generate frequency lists;
- how to search for words and patterns;
- how to handle corpora and perform corpus-linguistic searches that typical
corpus software does not support;
- how to carry out basic statistical evaluations of corpus data (significance
tests and statistical graphs).

R-based software tools will be made available that allow to easily perform many
of the above operations and compile topic-specific web-based corpora. Data to be
dealt with include plain text corpora, corpora with SGML or XML annotation, chat
files from CHILDES, Unicode files; case studies involve examples from
morphology, syntax, first and second language acquisition, among other things.
Statistical tests to be introduced include tests for frequencies, means, and
distributions.

For more information on scheduling, accommodation, pricing, the instructors,
etc., please go to:
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/stgries/teaching/bootcamp/index.html
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