Developing Linguistic Corpora: a Guide to Good Practice
by Martin Wynne (ed.)
Publisher: Oxbow Books 2006
Number of pages: 256
In this volume, a selection of leading experts in various key areas of corpus construction offer advice in a readable and largely non-technical style to help the reader to ensure that their corpus is well designed and fit for the intended purpose. This Guide is aimed at those who are at some stage of building a linguistic corpus. Little or no knowledge of corpus linguistics or computational procedures is assumed.
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