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Quantitative Corpus Linguistics with R by Stefan Th. Gries

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6Case Studies and Pointers to Other Applications

I think computer searching of corpora is the most useful tool that has been provided to the grammarian since the invention of writing.

(Pullum 2006:39)

6.1 Introduction to the Case Studies

Now that you have mastered all the basics—the three basic corpus-linguistic methods, different corpora and their annotation formats, as well as how to generate frequency lists, concordances, and collocation displays for various kinds of raw and annotated corpora—it is finally time to look at more realistic corpus-linguistic case studies and, therefore, more comprehensive tasks. On the companion website to the book at <http://groups.google.com/group/corpling-with-r/web/quantitative-corpus-linguistics-with-r ...

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