Corpus linguistics by McEnery, Tony

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Computational linguistics -- Methodology.,
  • Discourse analysis -- Data processing.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-206) and index.

Book details

StatementTony McEnery and Andrew Wilson.
SeriesEdinburgh textbooks in empirical linguistics
ContributionsWilson, Andrew, 1966-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP98 .M32 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL716840M
ISBN 100748608087, 0748604820
LC Control Number97102587
OCLC/WorldCa35665357

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