MET medley: Issues in using corpora or corpus surrogates

19 Sep 2014, Barcelona
12:30 – 14.00

Welcome: Mary Ellen Kerans, MET Council Chair for Continuing Professional Development


Alan Lounds:
Setting up a custom search engine in Google

Stephen Waller:
Using an indexer to mine a corpus—a quick way to mine a mixed-file batch of exemplary texts

Mary Ellen Kerans:
What clean means: How to process texts so you can load a clean, specialized corpus of .txt files into a concordancer

Mary Fons:
Using Google’s N-grams tool to study collocations, or how to answer questions like "Do we actually say this?" and "Since when?"