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Corpora: Corpus-based Language Learning, Language Processing and Linguistics

Alan Partington


This volume contains one of the first ever collections of studies pertaining to the novel discipline of Modern Diachronic Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (MD-CADS). This discipline is characterised by the novelty both of its methodology and the topics it is, consequently, in a position to treat. Until relatively recently, corpus-assisted modern diachronic studies have used relatively small corpora mainly to study developments in grammar. The MD-CADS described here instead employs relatively large corpora of a parallel structure and content from different moments of contemporary time in order ... More

Keywords: corpus linguistics, modern diachronic corpus-assisted discourse studies, corpus-assisted discourse studies, discourse analysis, language change, newspaper discourse, sociolinguistics, evaluation, SiBol project

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640607
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640607.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Partington, editor