I was asked to forward the following book announcement to the list, it may be of particular interest to those working on the intersection of computational/corpus linguistics and typology/language documentation.
All the best, Christian
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Frank Seifart <frank_seifart at eva.mpg.de> Date: 2012/7/31
I am happy to announce the publication of the book
"Potentials of Language Documentation: Methods, Analyses, and Utilization",
edited by Frank Seifart, Geoffrey Haig, Nikolaus P. Himmelmann, Dagmar Jung, Anna Margetts, and Paul Trilsbeek, as Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication No. 3 at the University of Hawai‘i Press.
It contains 18 short, programmatic papers on modern language documentation and its multiple connections to sophisticated computational methods, interdisciplinary research venues, and modern types of utilization of linguistic data.
The book can be downloaded at http://www.nflrc.hawaii.edu/ldc/sp03/.
Frank Seifart Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Department of Linguistics Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 341 35 50 325 Homepage: http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/staff/seifart/home.php Corpora: http://www.mpi.nl/DOBES/projects/center