BAAL Corpus Symposium 2016

‘Software and programming in corpus linguistics from novice to expert: to script or not to script? A BAAL SIG Symposium in honour of Adam Kilgarriff’.

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Jack Grieve (Aston University)
  • Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham)
  • Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University)
  • Garry Plappert (Aston University)
  • Paul Rayson (Lancaster University)
  • Mike Scott (Aston University)
  • Paul Thompson (University of Birmingham)

Does a corpus linguist need to be a computer programmer? What are the current range of options for the ‘non-scripting’ corpus linguist? How can the corpus linguistics community best support those with little or no programming skills? The BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG is holding a one-day conference on Friday May 6th at Aston University, Birmingham, inhonour of Adam Kilgarriff. The programme will be comprised of a series of invited talks on the theme of software and programming in Corpus Linguistics, and is intended to provoke a lively and informative discussion around thesetopics. We welcome attendees at all levels of practice though it is anticipated that the day will be of most use to those actively engaged with corpus methods in their own work.

Refreshments and a light buffet lunch will be provided.

Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact Dr. Garry Plappert if you have any questions, or CLICK HERE to reserve your place.