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Title: Corpus-Based Perspectives in Linguistics
Series Title: Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics 6
Description:

UBLI has conducted field surveys since 2002 and built spoken language
corpora for French, Spanish, Italian (Salentino dialect), Russian,
Malaysian, Turkish, Japanese, and Canadian multilinguals. This volume
features new research presented at the UBLI second workshop on , which was
held on September 14, 2006. The first part consisting of eleven
presentations to this workshop shows a wide range of subjects within the
area of corpus-based research, such as dictionary, linguistic atlas,
dialect, translation, ancient texts, non-standard texts, sociolinguistics,
second language acquisition, and natural language processing. The second
part of this volume comprises ten additional contributions to both written
and spoken corpora by the members and research assistants of UBLI.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
French
Italian
Japanese
Creole Portuguese, Malaccan
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027233187
ISBN-13: 9789027233189
Pages: 445
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