[Corpora-List] Grep for Windows

Michaela Atterer atterer at ims.uni-stuttgart.de
Fri Dec 15 16:29:01 CET 2006


If you don't find any good program, maybe writing a perl-script that
emulates grep would be an option?
Even though the regex syntax would be slightly different...

Michaela Atterer

On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Dragomir R. Radev wrote:


> 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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> Dragomir R. Radev Associate Professor

> SI, CSE, Ling U. Michigan, Ann Arbor

> http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~radev radev at umich.edu

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