[Corpora-List] New German Corpora Released in the Mannheimer Corpus Collection

From: Cyril Belica (belica@ids-mannheim.de)
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 09:44:19 MET

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    We are pleased to announce the availability of new German corpora
    in the Mannheimer Corpus Collection. For a list of currently available
    corpora see http://www.ids-mannheim.de/kt/textorg.html (in German).

    The Mannheimer Corpus Collection is the world's largest, growing,
    collection of German online corpora for linguistic research (see
    http://www.ids-mannheim.de/kt/corpora.shtml). Launched in mid 1960's,
    it reached 1.85 billion words in November 2002. Since 1993, the
    copyright-free part (currently 1.1 billion words) of the Collection is
    publicly available for searching via the COSMAS I online toolbox.
    Invited guests have access to the whole Mannheimer Corpus Collection.
    The corpora on offer cover a wide variety of sources, e.g. classic literary
    texts, national and regional newspapers, spoken language in transcribed
    form, morphosyntactically annotated texts and several unique corpora.
    Commercial use is not permitted. No downloads.

    COSMAS I (see http://www.ids-mannheim.de/kt/cosmas.shtml) is a
    powerful online corpus search and analysis toolbox. First network
    release in 1993, Web interface since 1997, fast indexer, complex
    query language, concordancing, online collocation analysis and
    clustering since 1995, German lemmatizer and compound analyzer,
    virtual corpus composition, more than 3000 registered users in
    November 2002. Gives online access to the Mannheimer Corpus
    Collection. Commercial use is not permitted. No download possible.

    Cyril Belica
    Head of the Corpus Technology Research Group (http://www.ids-mannheim.de/kt)
    Institut für Deutsche Sprache (http://www.ids-mannheim.de)

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