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Databases designed for investigating specific phenomena.

Brown, DP, Tiberius, C, Chumakina, M, Corbett, GG and Krasovitsky, A (2009) Databases designed for investigating specific phenomena. In: The Use of Databases in Cross-Linguistic Studies. Empirical Approaches to Language Typology, 41 . Mouton De Gruyter, 117 - 154. ISBN 978-3-11-019308-4

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Abstract

In this chapter we consider databases which have been constructed to investigate particular linguistic phenomena. Data entered into a database with little thought or attention to its categorisation are at best usless, and in the worst case harmful if used to make spurious generalizations. So there is a requirement that we are explicit about our analyses and the phenomena under investigation, and that serious thought is given to the structure of the database.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > English and Languages > English > Surrey Morphology Group
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AuthorsEmail
Brown, DPUNSPECIFIED
Tiberius, CUNSPECIFIED
Chumakina, MUNSPECIFIED
Corbett, GGUNSPECIFIED
Krasovitsky, AUNSPECIFIED
Date : 30 March 2009
Uncontrolled Keywords : Computers, syncretism, diachrony
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Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:40
Last Modified : 09 Jun 2014 13:32
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/1335

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