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Query Subject:   linguistic software for introductory course
Author:   Stefan Gries
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics

Query:   Dear Linguist Listers,

a friend of mine and I are currently giving an introductory computer
course for students of linguistics at the university of Hamburg,
Germany. After having dealt with the basics we consider essential for
students (MAC OS, word processing, databases, and internet research)
we plan to demonstrate some genuine linguistic software (such as,
e.g., SIGNALYZE, Syncwriter, Collate, or some parsers). My friend and
I would be grateful if you had some hints as to

1.) what linguistic software you would consider suitable for a course
the main objective of which is to provide a survey of a linguist's
possibilities of working with a computer;
2.) which web-sites provide demos, freeware, or shareware for us to
download and use in our course.
If you have any ideas other than
''http://www.language.software.registry'' please mail them to me
directly to ''StThGries@aol.com''. I will post a summary of the
responses.

Thank you very much in advance,
Stefan Th. Gries
LL Issue: 8.659
Date posted: 04-May-1997



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