FW: [Corpora-List] problems with Google counts

Tom Emerson tree at basistech.com
Wed Mar 16 17:39:01 CET 2005

Jean Veronis writes:

> Yes, this is a disaster for linguistic uses. I was about to wrote

> something on my blog about this. At the same time, it was the last

> advantage in using Google as opposed to Yahoo (whoses counts are much

> more credible). It seems that "Google linguistics" is dead.

I think it is more true that "Google linguistics" outside of the
Google campus is dead. They have hired a number of NLP researchers
over the last year or two.


Tom Emerson Basis Technology Corp.
Software Architect http://www.basistech.com
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