Month: August 2010

PTDB

Posted on 30 August 2010 by Lise

the Process Type Database The Process Type Database (PTDB) can be a very useful resource for analysing process types and participant roles. It was developed by Amy Neale and she has made this database available for consultation by people interested in seeing how it is possible to analyse a large number (c.5400) of Verb Senses
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Language Diversity

Posted on 11 August 2010 by Lise

Darwin and language diversity There are lots of interesting (and free) lectures on iTunes. I’ve just found this one from the Open University and it looks really good. Can Darwin’s theory of evolution be applied to languages? If so what are the analogues for natural selection and species diversification? What truths does this approach reveal
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Discovering patterns

Posted on 9 August 2010 by Lise

Dr Mick O’Donnell will be giving a talk in CLCR on September 22nd, 2010. Details below. Discovering meaningful patterns in text using UAM CorpusTool The recent availability of free and relatively accurate syntactic parsers for English have opened up new possibilities for text analysis. This talk will demonstrate how UAM CorpusTool can be used to
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