[Corpora-List] Grep for Windows

Dragomir R. Radev radev at umich.edu
Fri Dec 15 16:07:00 CET 2006


Have you considered using cygwin (a unix shell lookalike) which runs
under Windows and which has grep?


>

> This next semester, I'd like to have the students in my Corpus

> Linguistics class learn to use Grep tools for searching large corpora. I

> know there's many great, fast Unix tools, but these students will be

> using Windows machines. If possible, the program would have the

> following features:

>

> -- Fast, since they'll be working with fairly large corpora (100 million

> words and more)

> -- Obviously, full regular expressions capability

> -- Not run under Cygwin or a similar program, but rather as a native

> Windows app

>

> I've already looked at PowerGrep, V-Grep, and TextPad, but none of these

> are adequate. Any other suggestions? Thanks in advance.

>

> Mark Davies

>

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> Mark Davies

> Professor of (Corpus) Linguistics

> Brigham Young University

> (phone) 801-422-9168 / (fax) 801-422-0906

> Web: davies-linguistics.byu.edu

>

> ** Corpus design and use // Linguistic databases **

> ** Historical linguistics // Language variation **

> ** English, Spanish, and Portuguese **

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SI, CSE, Ling U. Michigan, Ann Arbor
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