Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 409. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 2019-01-31 18:45:33+00:00 From: Mark Davies
Subject: Re: [Humanist] 32.404: the question on Wikipedia >> I was hoping to read subscribers' experience with using Wikipedia (or Wikidata) as a computational tool. You might be interested in https://corpus.byu.edu/wiki/. The two billion word corpus allows users to search Wikipedia by word, phrase, part of speech, lemma, synonyms, collocates, and much more. In addition, users can very quickly and easily create a "Virtual Corpus" on any topic (e.g. biology, basketball, Buddhism) and then search that Virtual Corpus as though it were its own stand-alone corpus (and also compare frequencies and uses across their different Virtual Corpora). Full instructions available at the website. Mark Davies ============================================ Mark Davies Professor of Linguistics / Brigham Young University http://davies-linguistics.byu.edu/ ** Corpus design and use // Linguistic databases ** Historical linguistics // Language variation ** English, Spanish, and Portuguese _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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