Refers to techniques used to generate indexes of words in a text, including concording.

event: Corpus Approaches to the Language of Literature


Organized and run by Martin Wynne, Oxford Text Archive, Oxford University.

The workshop aimed to disseminate advanced methods in linguistic analysis using linguistic corpora to researchers in literary studies. [read more...]

Text mining

Two weeks ago I was in Glasgow, discussing Text Mining for Historians. The workshop started with a couple of presentations that gave a more general introduction into the field, describing specific projects, tools or concepts such as corpus linguistics. [read more...]

Workshop Materials

Attached are handouts and presentations given at the workshop Text Mining for Historians.

  • Mark Greengrass: "Data Extraction Across Multiple Text Datasets for Arts and Humanities Research"
  • Dawn Archer: "Keywords and key domains ... in the Trial of the "The Rugeley Poisoner" (William Palmer)"

briefingpaper: Digital Tools and Electronic Texts

The principle areas that this paper will focus on are the digital tools and techniques that have been developed to acquire, process, analyze and present text in digital formats. [read more...]

briefingpaper: Digital Tools for Linguistics

In addition to sections introducing the discipline and computational approaches relating to it, this paper includes sections on corpus linguistics, knowledge-based systems and developer tools and environments. [read more...]

Text mining

Text mining tools, linguistic analysis and corpus methods in the humanities

This group originated from the Methods Network workshop Text Mining for Historians. Organised by AHDS History and the Association for History and Computing UK (ACH-UK) and building upon the successful Methods Network Workshop on Historical Text Mining in Lancaster in July 2006. We are interested in text mining tools and methods, linguistic analysis and corpus methods.

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