Comparing English Worldwide: The International Corpus of English

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LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
AYO BANJO is Professor of English Language and former Vice-Chancellor at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
EDWARD M. BLACHMAN is a member of the technical staff of Interleaf Inc., Waltham, Massachussetts.
PHILIP BOLT is Senior Lecturer in English at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
KINGSLEY BOLTON is Lecturer in English at the University of Hong Kong.
JUSTIN BUCKLEY was a Research Assistant on the Survey of English Usage at University college London
ALEX CHENGYU FANG is a Research Fellow on the Survey of English Usage, University College London
SYLVIANE GRANGER is Professor of English Language and Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Computer Linguistics at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
SIDNEY GREENBAUM is Research Professor of English and Director of the Survey of English Usage, University College London.
JANET HOLMES is Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
MARK HUCKVALE is Lecturer in Speech Sciences at University College London.
GRAEME KENNEDY is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
JOHN M. KIRK is Lecturer in English at the Queen's University, Belfast.
CHARLES F. MEYER is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachussetts at Boston.
ROBERT A. MORRIS is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Massachussetts at Boston.
FRANCE MUGLER is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of the South Pacific.
GERALD NELSON is a Research Fellow on the Survey of English Usage at University College London.
NICK PORTER was formerly a Research Fellow on the Survey of English Usage at University College London and is now a Software Development Coordinator at Dorling Kindersley Multimedia plc.
AKIVA QUINN was formerly a Research Fellow on the Survey of English Usage at University College London and is now Senior Software Engineer at Imaging Systems and Solutions, Kodak Australia.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • List of Contributors xi
  • List of Figures xiii
  • List of Tables xv
  • Abbreviations xvi
  • Part I Introduction 1
  • 1: Introducing ICe 3
  • References 12
  • 2: Learner English Around the World 13
  • References 23
  • Part II Compilation and Annotation 25
  • 3: The Design of the Corpus 27
  • References 35
  • 4: Markup Systems 36
  • Notes 45
  • References 45
  • 5: The Umb Intelligent ICe Markup Assistant 54
  • References 64
  • 6: ICe Annotation Tools 65
  • 7: Developing the ICe Corpus Utility Program 79
  • 8: About the ICe Tagset 92
  • 9: Autasys: Grammatical Tagging and Cross-Tagset Mapping 110
  • 10: An Outline of the Survey's ICe Parsing Scheme 125
  • Reference 139
  • 11: The Survey Parser: Design and Development 142
  • References 157
  • Part III Problems of Implementation 161
  • 12: The New Zealand Spoken Component of ICe: Some Methodological Challenges1 163
  • References 177
  • 13: Second-Language Corpora1 182
  • References 195
  • 14: The International Corpus of English in Hong Kong 197
  • References 213
  • Part IV Applications 215
  • 15: The Corpus as A Research Domain 217
  • 16: ICe and Teaching 227
  • 17: The Sociolinguistics of English in Nigeria and the ICe Project 239
  • 18: Why A Fiji Corpus? 249
  • References 260
  • 19: Prosice: A Spoken English Database for Prosody Research 262
  • References 278
  • Index 281
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