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 Corpus Linguistics
(1991, NS 82)
Jan Svartvik et al.
August 4-8, IBM Nordik Education Center, Elfvik, Lidingö
Proceedings: Jan Svartvik, et al. Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 65 (1992), Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

ISBN 3-11-012826-8

 

Table of Contents  
Preface v
Symposium participants xi
Opening address
Sture Allén
1
Introduction
Corpus linguistics comes of age
Jan Svartvik
7
Historical conspectus
Language corpora B.C.
W. Nelson Francis
17
Theoretical issues
"Corpus linguistics" or "Computer-aided armchair linguistics"
Charles J. Fillmore
35
Language as system and language as instance: The corpus as a theoretical construct
M.A.K Halliday
61
The importance of corpus linguistics to understanding the nature of language
Wallace Chafe
79
Comments by Christian Mair 98
Corpora and theories of linguistic performance
Geoffrey Leech
105
Comments by Bengt Sigurd 123
Corpus design and development
Design principles in the transcription of spoken discourse
Jane A. Edwards
129
Comments by Gösta Bruce 145
Modern Swedish text corpora
Martin Gellerstam
149
Comments by Gunnel Engwall 164
A new corpus of English: ICE
Sidney Greenbaum
171
Comments by Jan Aarts 180
The diachronic corpus as a window to the history of English
Matti Rissanen
185
Comments by Gunnel Tottie 206
Exploration and application of corpora
Using computer-based text corpora to analyze the referential strategies of spoken and written texts
Douglas Biber
213
Comments by Bengt Altenberg 253
Rationality in everyday talk: From process to system
Ruquiya Hasan
257
Comments by Donald Hindle 308
Using corpus data in the Swedish Academy grammar
Staffan Hellberg
311
Comments by Stig Johansson 332
Preferred ways of putting things with implications for language teaching
Graeme Kennedy
335
Comments by Göran Kjellmer 374
The automatic analysis of corpora
John M Sinclair
379
Comments by Fred Karlsson 398
The odd couple: The linguist and the software engineer. The struggle for high quality computerized language aids
Henry Kucera
401
Comments by Magnus Ljung 421
Probabilistic parsing
Geoffrey Sampson
425
Comments by Benny Brodda 448
Postscript
On corpus principles and design
Randolph Quirk
457
Afterword 471
Personal names index 475
Subject index 481

 

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