Roland Schäfer (to appear) Accurate and Efficient General-Purpose Boilerplate Detection for Crawled Web Corpora. LREV.Available online first (paywall), Springer Nature SharedIt (crippled free). [BibTeX]
Roland Schäfer. Processing and Querying Large Web Corpora with the COW14 Architecture. In Proceedings of Challenges in the Management of Large Corpora (CMLC-3) (IDS publication server). 28–34. [BibTeX]
Because none of the available web interfaces to the IMS Open Corpus Workbench was right for hosting the COW web corpora, I started working on a bespoke interface called Colibri². It is really a spare-time project, and I do not release the code because I consider it trivialware.
Felix Bildhauer & Roland Schäfer: Sehr große Webkorpora – Aufbau, Zusammensetzung und Anwendung (“Very large web corpora – construction, composition, and application”). Invited talk at Institut für Deutsche Sprache (IDS), Mannheim.
|Date:||March 5–6, 2014|
|Hosting event:||36th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society 2014|
|Location:||Marburg University (Marburg/Lahn, Germany)|
|Organizers||Felix Bildhauer (COW/German Grammar, FU Berlin/SFB632)|
|Roland Schäfer (COW/German Grammar, FU Berlin)|
|Invited speaker:||Stefan Evert, FAU Erlangen|
COW (COrpora from the Web) is a collection of linguistically processed gigatoken web corpora. We have corpora in major European languages (Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish). Currently, the corpora are between 1 billion and 10 billion tokens large. The third-generation corpora COW2014 are all larger than their predecessors, some containing 10 billion tokens or more. We are also focusing on corpus quality in all areas (data collection as well as post-processing and linguistic annotation), not just larger corpus sizes. To avoid legal problems with copyright claims, the published corpora are sentence shuffles.
Please go to the web page of COW (Corpoa from the Web).