Table of contents for Corpus presenter : software for language analysis with a manual and "A corpus of Irish English" as sample data / Raymond Hickey.


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I       Corpus Linguistics                                     1

1      Introduction                                            1

2      The history of corpus linguistics                       2

3      Preparation of corpora                                  4
3.1    Types of corpus                                         4
3.2    Versions of a corpus                                    4
3.2.1  Tagging                                                5
3.2.2  Normalisation                                           5
3.2.3  Text collation                                         6
3.3    Organisation of data                                    6
3.4    Using Cocoa headers                                     7
3.5    Tagging a corpus                                        8
3.6    Questions of distribution                               9

4      Examining corpora                                              11
4.1    Concordances                                                   12
4.2    Lexical cluster analysis                                       12
4.3    Statistics and corpora                                         12
4.4    Corpus linguistics and levels of language                      13

5      Sample analyses                                                14
5.1    Nonstandard second person plural pronouns                      14
5.2    Aspectual forms in Irish English                               17
5.3    Double marking for superlative and comparatives         19
5.4    Non-standard plural marking with demonstratives        20
5.5    Searching for collocations                                     22
5.6    The style of an author                                         24
5.7    Deciding oneself: seen and done as past tense forms     26




II The Corpus Presenter Suite                                      28

Frequently asked questions                                         36
The Corpus Presenter Guide                                         47

1      Corpus Presenter                                            48
1.1    Programme description                                       50
1.2    Retrieving information                                      70
1.3    Normalising texts                                           72
1.4    Cocoa parameters                                            76
1.5    Range of files for a search                                 77
1.6    Menu options on the retrieval level                        78
1.6.1  Search                                                     78
1.6.2  Edit                                                        80
1.6.3  Returns                                                    81
1.6.4  Profile                                                    82
1.6.5  Display                                                    82
1.6.6  Miscellaneous                                              84
1.7    How to use the database module                             86
1.8    Structure of a dataset file                                91

2      Corpus Presenter Create Dataset                            96
3      Corpus Presenter Flash                                     100
4      Corpus Presenter Slide                                     104
5      Corpus Presenter Quick Note                                106
6      Corpus Presenter Structure                                 107
7      Corpus Presenter Table Editor                              108
8      Corpus Presenter Easy Chart                                111
9      Corpus Presenter Launcher                                  115
10     Corpus Presenter File Manager                              116
11     Corpus Presenter File Manager Lite                         120
12     Corpus Presenter Quick Backup                              121
13     Corpus Presenter Find Text                                 122
14     Corpus Presenter Catalogue                                 123
15     Corpus Presenter Diary                                     126
16     Corpus Presenter Control Centre                            128
17     Corpus Presenter Database Manager                          128




18     Corpus Presenter Make Database                              136
19     Corpus Presenter Quick Database Editor                      138
20     Corpus Presenter Report Database                            146
21     Corpus Presenter Text Editor                                151
22     Corpus Presenter Text Tool                                  159
23     Corpus Presenter Jotter                                     166
24     Corpus Presenter Word Processor                             167
25     Corpus Presenter List Processor                             174
26     Corpus Presenter Internet Editor                            175
27     Corpus Presenter Browser                                    182

III Appendixes

1      Installing the Corpus Presenter suite                       184
2      Installing the Corpus Presenter Database Manager            189
3      Common commands                                             190
4      Extended file interface                                     201
5      Troubleshooting                                             205
6      Additional dataset files                                    208

Glossary for manual                                                210


IV A Corpus of Irish English                                       237


1      Introduction                                                238
1.1    Scale of corpus                                             239
1.2    The question of genre                                       240

2      Periodisation of corpus                                     241
2.1    Medieval period                                             241
2.2    Early modern period                                         242
2.3    The 19th and 20th centuries                                 242
2.4    Structure of corpus                                         243
3      Outline of external history                                 245
3.1    Medieval Irish English                                      245
3.2    Early modern Irish English                                  248





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: English language Ireland Discourse analysis Data processing, English language Variation Ireland Data processing, Computational linguistics