Corpus Linguistics 25 Years on. (Language and Computers 62) by FACCHINETTI, Roberta


This quantity bargains a cutting-edge photo of labor undertaken within the box of computer-aided corpus linguistics. whereas the point of interest is on English, crucial insights could be generalised to different languages, in addition. As a piece meant to mark the Silver Jubilee of ICAME, the foreign laptop Archive of contemporary and Medieval English, the publication combines surveys of the self-discipline by way of a few of its significant pioneers, together with founders of ICAME itself, with state of the art paintings by way of more youthful students. it really is divided into 3 sections: Overviewing years of corpus linguistic experiences, Descriptive reports in English syntax and semantics , and moment Language Acquisition, parallel corpora and professional corpora . The publication bears witness to the outstanding advances that experience characterized the improvement of corpus linguistics during the last few a long time from terminological matters to sensible functions, from theoretical and descriptive study to utilized techniques, from monolingual to multilingual and professional corpora, from corpus layout to corpus exploitation instruments. Roberta Facchinetti is Professor of English on the collage of Verona, Italy. Her learn box and guides are frequently interested in language description textual research and pragmatics. this can be performed generally by way of automated corpora of either synchronic and diachronic English. ***Contents*** Roberta FACCHINETTI: creation *** 1. Overviewing 25 years of corpus linguistic stories *** Jan SVARTVIK: Corpus linguistics 25+ years on *** Antoinette RENOUF: Corpus improvement 25 years on: from super-corpus to cyber-corpus *** Stig JOHANSSON: Seeing via multilingual corpora *** Anne WICHMANN: Corpora and spoken discourse *** 2. Descriptive reviews in English syntax and semantics *** Michael STUBBS: An instance of widespread English phrasing: distributions, constructions and capabilities *** Ylva BERGLUND and Christopher WILLIAMS: The semantic houses of going to: distribution styles in 4 subcorpora of

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