Publications related to WebCorp

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Some of our WebCorp publications

(2002) Kehoe, A. & A. Renouf WebCorp: Applying the Web to Linguistics and Linguistics to the Web. WWW2002 Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

(2003) Morley B., A. Renouf & A. Kehoe Linguistic Research with the XML/RDF aware WebCorp Tool WWW2003 Conference, Budapest.

(2003) Renouf, A. 'WebCorp: providing a renewable data source for corpus linguists', in S. Granger & S. Petch-Tyson (eds.) Extending the scope of corpus-based research: new applications, new challenges. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 39-58.

(2004) Renouf, A., A. Kehoe & D. Mezquiriz 'The Accidental Corpus: issues involved in extracting linguistic information from the Web', in K. Aijmer & B. Altenberg (eds.) Advances in Corpus Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 403-419.

(2005) Renouf, A., A. Kehoe & J. Banerjee 'The WebCorp Search Engine: a holistic approach to Web text Search', in Electronic Proceedings of CL2005, University of Birmingham.

(2006) Kehoe, A. 'Diachronic Linguistic Analysis on the Web with WebCorp' in A. Renouf & A. Kehoe (eds.) The Changing Face of Corpus Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 297-307.

(2007) Renouf, A., A. Kehoe & J. Banerjee 'WebCorp: an integrated system for web text search' in C. Nesselhauf, M. Hundt & C. Biewer (eds.), Corpus Linguistics and the Web. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

(2007) Kehoe, A. & M. Gee 'New corpora from the web: making web text more 'text-like'' in P. Pahta, I. Taavitsainen, T. Nevalainen & J. Tyrkkö (eds.) Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English Volume 2: Towards Multimedia in Corpus Studies, University of Helsinki e-journal.

(2009) Kehoe, A. & M. Gee 'Weaving Web data into a diachronic corpus patchwork' in A. Renouf & A. Kehoe (eds.) Corpus Linguistics: Refinements and Reassessments, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 255-279.

(2011) Kehoe, A & M. Gee 'Social Tagging: A new perspective on textual 'aboutness'' in P. Rayson, S. Hoffmann & G. Leech (eds.) Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English Volume 6: Methodological and Historical Dimensions of Corpus Linguistics, University of Helsinki e-journal.

(2012) Kehoe, A & M. Gee 'Reader comments as an aboutness indicator in online texts: introducing the Birmingham Blog Corpus' in S. Oksefjell Ebeling, J. Ebeling & H. Hasselgård (eds.) Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English Volume 12: Aspects of Corpus Linguistics: Compilation, Annotation, Analysis, University of Helsinki e-journal.

(2013) Renouf, A & A. Kehoe 'Filling the gaps: Using the WebCorp Linguist’s Search Engine to supplement existing text resources'. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 18(2): 167-198 (John Benjamins).

Some other publications using WebCorp

(2002) Gilles-Maurice De Schryver. Web for/as Corpus: A Perspective for the African Languages. Nordic Journal of African Studies 11(2): 266-282.

(2004) Burrough-Boenisch, J. Righting English that's gone Dutch (2nd Ed.), Voorburg: Kemper Conseil.

(2004) Kübler, N. 'Using WebCorp in the classroom for building specialized dictionaries' in Aijmer, K. & B. Altenberg (eds.) Advances in Corpus Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi.

(2004) Rocha, M. A. E. 'Anaphoric demonstratives: dealing with the hard cases', in A. Branco, T. McEnery & R. Mitkov (eds.). Anaphora Processing: Linguistic, Computational and Cognitive Modelling. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 403-428.

(2005) Bergh, G. Min(d)ing English language data on the Web: what can Google tell us? in ICAME Journal 29:25-46.

(2005) Mautner, G. 'The Entrepreneurial University: A discursive profile of a higher education buzzword'. Critical Discourse Studies, 2(2): 95-120 (Taylor & Francis).

(2006) Anderwald, L. '"He rung the bell" and "she drunk ale" - non-standard past tense forms in traditional British dialects and on the internet' in M. Hundt, N. Nesselhauf and C. Biewer (eds.) Corpus Linguistics and the Web, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 271-285.

(2006) Lüdeling, A., S. Evert & M. Baroni Using Web Data for Linguistic Purposes in M. Hundt, N. Nesselhauf and C. Biewer (eds.) Corpus Linguistics and the Web, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 7-24.

(2006) Schmied, J. 'New ways of analysing ESL on the WWW with WebCorp and WebPhraseCount' in A. Renouf & A. Kehoe (eds.) The Changing Face of Corpus Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 309-324.

(2006) Mair, C. 'Tracking ongoing grammatical change and recent diversification in present-day standard English: the complementary role of small and large corpora' in A. Renouf & A. Kehoe (eds.) The Changing Face of Corpus Linguistics, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 355-376.

(2006) Okumura, M., A Okumura & S. Saito 'Automatic construction of a japanese onomatopoeic dictionary using text data on the WWW' in C. Kop et al (eds.) Natural Language Processing and Information Systems - Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3999: 209-215 (Springer).

(2007) Vandelanotte, L. 'Mister so-called X. Discourse functions and subjectification of so-called', in C. Butler, R. Hidalgo Downing and J. Lavid (eds.) Functional perspectives on grammar and discourse: In honour of Angela Downing (Studies in Language Companion Series 85). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 359-394.

(2008) Close, J. & B. Aarts 'Current change in the modal system of English' in U. Lenker, J. Huber & R. Mailhammer (eds.) English Historical Linguistics, 2008: Selected Papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 15), Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 165-182.

(2008) Egan, T. 'The "fail to" construction in Late Modern and Present-Day English' in U. Lenker, J. Huber & R. Mailhammer (eds.) English Historical Linguistics, 2008: Selected Papers from the Fifteenth International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 15), Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 123-142.

(2008) Hathout, N., F. Montermini & L. Tanguy 'Extensive data for morphology: using the World Wide Web'. Journal of French Language Studies 18(1): 67-85 (Cambridge University Press).  

(2008) Horvth, J. On the Usage Profile of the words 'Inflation' and 'Deflation'. Argumentum 4, 220-226.

(2008) Taylor, C. 'What is corpus linguistics? What the data says'. ICAME Journal 32: 179-200.

(2009) Gatto, M. 'Chapter III - WebCorp: the Web as Corpus', in From Body to Web. An Introduction to the Web as Corpus, Editori Laterza University Press Online (Bari-Roma), 79-100. Downloadable from http://www.universitypressonline.it.

(2009) Kilimci, A. 'A web-driven semantico-syntactic analysis of the Turkish polysemous posposition "kadar"' in S. Ay et al (eds.) Essays on Turkish Linguistics: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 451-8.

(2009) Lindquist, H. Corpus Linguistics and the Description of English, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

(2009) Nerlich, B. & N Koteyko 'Compounds, creativity and complexity in climate change communication: the case of "carbon indulgences"' Global Environmental Change, 19(3): 345–353. (Elsevier).

(2010) Kanté, I. 'Mood and modality in finite noun complement clauses: A French-English contrastive study'. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 15(2): 267-290 (John Benjamins).

(2010) Kermas, S. 'English Legal Discourse and the French Continuum' in D. Simone Giannoni & C. Frade (eds.) Researching Language and the Law: Textual Features and Translation Issues. Bern: Peter Lang. 49-69.

(2010) Larrivée, P. 'The pragmatic motifs of the Jespersen cycle: Default, activation, and the history of negation in French'. Lingua 20(9): 2240–2258 (Elsevier).

(2010) Mahlberg, M. 'Corpus Linguistics and the Study of Nineteenth-Century Fiction'. Journal of Victorian Culture 15(2): 292-298 (Taylor & Francis).

(2010) Mostafa, M. 'Variation in V+the+N idioms'. English Today, 26(4): 37-43 (Cambridge University Press)

(2010) Verroens, F., B. De Clerck & D. Willems 'I blackberried him twice and skyped him a happy Father's day: A propos des (nouveaux) verbes de Communication. Une étude contrastive français - anglais basée sur corpus'. Lingvisticae Investigationes, 33(2): 285-306 (John Benjamins).

(2011) Egan, T. 'The 'see x to be y' construction from a cognitive perspective' in D. Schönefeld (ed.) Converging Evidence: Methodological and theoretical issues for linguistic research, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 57-80.

(2011) Merola, N.A. & M. S. McGlone 'Adversarial Infrahumanization in the Abortion Debate'. Western Journal of Communication, 75(3): 323-340 (Taylor & Francis).

(2012) Kanté, I. 'Mood and modality in finite noun complement clauses' in S. Marzo, K. Heylen & G. De Sutter (eds.) Corpus Studies in Contrastive Linguistics, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 117-140.

(2012) Mahlberg, M. 'Corpus stylistics – Dickens, text-drivenness and the fictional world' in J. John (ed.) Dickens and Modernity, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer. 94-114.

(2012) Mair, C. 'From opportunistic to systematic use of the Web as corpus: Do-support with got (to) in contemporary American English' in T. Nevalainen & E. Closs Traugott (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the History of English, Oxford: OUP.

(2012) Schmid, M. & T. Mehotcheva 'Foreign language attrition'. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(1): 102-124 (John Benjamins).

(2013) Pérez Hernández, L. 'Illocutionary constructions: (multiple source)-in-target metonymies, illocutionary ICMs, and specification links'. Language & Communication, 33(2): 128–149 (Elsevier).

(2013) Semplicini, C. 'Synchronic variation and grammatical change: The case of Dutch double gender nouns' in A. Giacalone Ramat, C. Mauri & P. Molinelli (eds.) Synchrony and Diachrony: A dynamic interface, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 261-282.

(2013) Way Ng, C.J. & V. Koller 'Deliberate Conventional Metaphor in Images: The Case of Corporate Branding Discourse'. Metaphor and Symbol, 28(3): 131-147 (Taylor & Francis).

(2013) Wilson, J. 'Technology, pedagogy and promotion: How can we make the most of corpora and Data-Driven Learning (DDL) in language learning and teaching?'. Higher Education Academy research report (July 2013).

WebCorp reviews

MED Magazine - Macmillan English Dictionaries (Part 1 - May 2005)

MED Magazine - Macmillan English Dictionaries (Part 2 - June 2005)

Humanising Language Teaching Magazine (May 2000)

The Guardian (April 17 2003)

The Independent (April 15 2001)