Introduction

Ramesh Krishnamurthy

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Abstract

Corpora—large collections of written and/or spoken text stored and accessed electronically—provide the means of investigating language that is of growing importance academically and professionally. Corpora are now routinely used in the following fields: •the production of dictionaries and other reference materials; •the development of aids to translation; •language teaching materials; •the investigation of ideologies and cultural assumptions; •natural language processing; and •the investigation of all aspects of linguistic behaviour, including vocabulary, grammar and pragmatics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCorpus Linguistics
EditorsRamesh Krishnamurthy, Wolfgang Teubert
PublisherRoutledge
Pages1-37
Number of pages37
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9780415338950
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2007

Publication series

NameCritical Concepts in Linguistics
PublisherRoutledge

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Keywords

  • corpora—large collections
  • electronic text

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Krishnamurthy, R. (2007). Introduction. In R. Krishnamurthy, & W. Teubert (Eds.), Corpus Linguistics (Vol. 1, pp. 1-37). (Critical Concepts in Linguistics). Routledge.
Krishnamurthy, Ramesh. / Introduction. Corpus Linguistics. editor / Ramesh Krishnamurthy ; Wolfgang Teubert. Vol. 1 Routledge, 2007. pp. 1-37 (Critical Concepts in Linguistics).
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Krishnamurthy R. Introduction. In Krishnamurthy R, Teubert W, editors, Corpus Linguistics. Vol. 1. Routledge. 2007. p. 1-37. (Critical Concepts in Linguistics).