russian corpora - summary

Nancy Smith (
Fri, 7 Mar 1997 09:57:58 +100

Firstly, I'd like to thank the respondents.

What I found out about corpora of non-literary russian corpora was
what I had expected: there are practically none available, if I am to
take the responses I got as an indication of what is generally

There are, however, several sources for corpora of literary Russian
texts. George Fowler maintains such an ftp site:

I was also pointed to a link to other sources (including Russian bible
translations) at the following URL:

As for taggers, I got one response from Markku Norberg in Finnland,
who has a morphological tagger for Russian (among other languages).
His URL is:

That's it. Hope it helps some of you.

Dr. Nancy S. Smith
FG Informationswissenschaft
Universitaet Regensburg
93040 Regensburg


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