Collecting Linguistic data (2020/2021)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
cod wi: DT000012
Name of lecturer
Valeria Franceschi
Coordinator
Valeria Franceschi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
0.5
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
A.A. 20/21 dottorato dal Oct 1, 2020 al Sep 30, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This seminar aims at giving students the tools to understand the key issues of corpus design and to determine the criteria for the selection of texts to be included in a corpus, as well as to understand the issues related to the transcription and choice of transcription conventions of spoken and digital corpora.

Syllabus

The seminar will provide an overview of the main issues related to corpus design of written, spoken and digital corpora, and of the different steps necessary to prepare the texts for use with corpus analysis tools, starting from the determination of the criteria for data selection.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Martin Wynne Developing Linguistic Corpora: a Guide to Good Practice Oxbow Books 2005 Chapters 1 (Sinclair, J. "Corpus and Text - Basic Principles") and 5 (Thompson, P. "Spoken Language Corpora")

Assessment methods and criteria

This seminar does not include a final exam.