Practical Corpus Linguistics

An Introduction to Corpus-Based Language Analysis
Product Number: EB00631157
Released: Jan 18, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118831908
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This is the first book of its kind to provide a practical and student-friendly guide to corpus linguistics that explains the nature of electronic data and how it can be collected and analyzed. -Designed to equip readers with the technical skills necessary to analyze and interpret language data, both written and (orthographically) transcribed -Introduces a number of easy-to-use, yet powerful, free analysis resources consisting of standalone programs and web interfaces for use with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux -Each section includes practical exercises, a list of sources and further reading, and illustrated step-by-step introductions to analysis tools -Requires only a basic knowledge of computer concepts in order to develop the specific linguistic analysis skills required for understanding/analyzing corpus data

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Author(s): Martin Weisser
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Dec 03, 2015

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