Eric Atwell, Leeds University
On Thu, 20 Dec 2012, Adam Kilgarriff wrote:
> Dear Laure,
> the straightforward answer is the 'Brown family' corpora - Brown and LOB
> were compiled with just this kind of analysis in mind: they were both 1961
> and more comparable data points are available for 1991 (FROWN and FLOB) and
> (tho maybe this is British Englsih only) 1931, 1901 and 2006.
> You can do the comparisons easily and directly in the Sketch Engine, where
> the data is already set up (includiung POS-tagged) and the 'Brown family'
> corpus contains all the above except the 1901 part.
> On 18 December 2012 09:23, Laure Gardelle <laure.gardelle at ens-lyon.fr>
> Dear colleagues,
> For my research I need to compare one set of agreement patterns
> in American and British English.
> So would anyone know of two corpora (one for American English,
> the other for British English) that would have sufficiently
> close collection procedures for the hits they return to be
> compared (ie. for possible differences in proportion to be
> considered meaningful)?? Ideally I am looking for contemporary
> English, but if the data are a bit older, it is not a problem.
> Many thanks in advance for any help with this!
> Laure Gardelle
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