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Title:
Reflections and a Proposal for a Query and Reporting Language for Richly Annotated Multiparallel Corpora
Author:
Simon Clematide: Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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2015
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Proceedings of the Workshop on Innovative Corpus Query and Visualization Tools at NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania
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111
Article no.:
002
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6-16
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11
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Abstract and Fulltext
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2015-05-07
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978-91-7519-035-8
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Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
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1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
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NEALT Proceedings Series
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Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Large and open multiparallel corpora are a valuable resource for contrastive corpus linguists if the data is annotated and stored in a way that allows precise and flexible ad hoc searches. A linguistic query language should also support computational linguists in automated multilingual data mining. We review a broad range of approaches for linguistic query and reporting languages according to usability criteria such as expressibility, expressiveness, and efficiency. We propose an architecture that tries to strike the right balance to suit practical purposes.

Keywords: multiparallel corpora; treebank query languages; text corpus query languages

Proceedings of the Workshop on Innovative Corpus Query and Visualization Tools at NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Simon Clematide
Title:
Reflections and a Proposal for a Query and Reporting Language for Richly Annotated Multiparallel Corpora
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Proceedings of the Workshop on Innovative Corpus Query and Visualization Tools at NODALIDA 2015, May 11-13, 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

Author:
Simon Clematide
Title:
Reflections and a Proposal for a Query and Reporting Language for Richly Annotated Multiparallel Corpora
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