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Corpus Research in China: A bird’s–eye view of corpus linguistics in China

Speaker:Prof. Zhiwei FENG


University:Institute of Applied Linguistics, Hangzhou Normal University, China

Room :A56

Time:4:00pm (coffee: 3:30)


Briefly review the development of corpus research.

The development and present situation of corpus linguistics in China: earlier corpus, large-scale & authentic text corpus, national corpus, speech corpus, bilingual corpus and corpus of minority languages in China, treebank.

The various processing techniques for corpus: automatic word segmentation of Chinese text, automatic POS tagging, automatic tagging of phrase structure and automatic alignment of bilingual corpus, complex network.

Several problems in present corpus research: standardization of corpus specifications, commonly sharing of language resources, knowledge properties, etc.

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