[Corpora-List] A New Book on Corpus and Applied Linguistics
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Mon Sep 3 11:12:49 CEST 2007
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Dear Teachers, Colleagues, and Friends,
With ‘refined altruistic hedonism’ we are highly delighted to inform you about the recent publication of the following new book on Corpus and Applied Linguistics. The publication detail and contents of the book are as follows:
BOOK: Language Corpora and Applied Linguistics
Author: Niladri Sekhar Dash
Publisher: Sahitya Samsad Pvt. Ltd.,
Kolkata – 700009,
West Bengal, India
Year : July 2007
ISBN : 81-7955-122-9
Price : Rs. 160/- (India), USD 60 (Foreign)
Pages : 270+ (HB)
General view: The author makes an effort to interweave computer and language corpus in an interactive interface with a goal for developing new systems and resources for second language teaching, compiling dictionaries with digitized corpora, introducing new approached for dialects study, designing robust systems for word sense understanding, and developing new method for machine translation.
The primary goal of the book is to make people aware about the functional and referential benefits of language corpora in the works of applied linguistics. The academic relevance of this book may be attested in its direct focus on Indian context of applied linguistic works as well as in its sincere appeal for redirecting the focus of works of the Indian applied linguists towards this new approach for the benefit of the discipline.
The issues addressed in this book have academic and functional relevance in the area of corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, applied linguistics, language technology, cognitive linguistics, language processing, as well as in mainstream linguistics. It is enriched with reference to the recent works carried out in advanced languages at various parts of the world. The book will help the readers to know how novel approaches are used to make valuable improvements over traditional systems and techniques normally used in applied linguistics.
The book is suitable to be used as a course book both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It can also be used as a reference book for teachers employed in language teaching and researchers working in areas of applied linguistics and language technology. Also people working in other areas will find this book useful for information, observation, and interpretation.
Target Readers: Undergraduate and postgraduate students, University teachers, research scholars, corpus linguists, language technologists, first and second language teachers, dialectologists, lexicographers, terminographers, lexical semanticists, machine translators, and people working in allied disciplines.
Table of Content:
List of Abbreviations
Chapter 1: Corpora and Second Language Learning
Chapter 2: Corpora and Dictionary Compilation
Chapter 3: Corpora and Dialect Study
Chapter 4: Corpora and Word Sense Understanding
Chapter 5: Corpora and Machine Translation
If you are interested to have a copy of this volume, please contact:
Sahitya Samsad Pvt. Ltd.
32A Acharya P. C. Roy Road
West Bengal, India
Ph. +91-033-2350 7669
Ph: +91-033 2350 3195
Fax: 91-33-2360 3508
Email: samsad at cal3.vsnl.net.in
Email: raka at cal2.vsnl.net.in
Thank you very much for hearing our words.
With best wishes and regards,
Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash
Linguistic Research Unit
Indian Statistical Institute
203, Barrackpore Trunk Road
Kolkata – 700108, West Bengal, India
Ph: (O) + 91- 033 - 2575 3281
Email: nisedash at gmail.com
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