We are pleased to announce the following presentations and publications of CorCenCC work (CorCenCC team members in boldface):

Publications:

  • Piao, S., Rayson, P., Archer, D., Bianchi, F., Dayrell, C., El-Haj, M., Jiménez R-M., Knight, D., Křen, M., Löfberg, L., Nawab, R., Shafi, J., Teh, P-L. and Mudraya, O. (2016). Lexical Coverage Evaluation of Large-scale Multilingual Semantic Lexicons for Twelve Languages. Proceedings of the LREC (Language Resources Evaluation) 2016 Conference, May 2016, Slovenia.

Presentations:

Invited talks:

  • Knight, D. (2016). Constructing E-Language Corpora: a focus on CorCenCC (The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh). Invited plenary presentation at the 4th Computer-Mediated Communication and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities conference, 27-28/9/16, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Knight, D. (2016). Innovations in corpus-based research. Invited seminar presentation at the Tokyo Chapter of the Japanese Association of Language Teachers (JALT) meeting, 9/9/16, Tokyo.
  • Knight, D. (2016). The application of corpora: supporting and informing the pedagogic landscape. Invited plenary presentation at the InForm Conference, 16/7/16, Durham University.
  • Knight, D. (2016). Corpora and Pedagogy: developing the community-driven National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh. Invited presentation at the Welsh for Adults annual conference, 8/7/16, Cardiff.
  • Knight, D. (2016). The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh: A community driven approach to linguistic corpus construction. Invited presentation at the UCREL Corpus Research Seminar Series, 9/6/16, Lancaster University.

Conference presentations:

  • Piao, S., Rayson, P., Watkins, G., Knight, D. and Donnelly, K. (2017). Towards a Welsh Semantic Tagger: Creating Lexicons for A Resource Poor Language. Paper presented at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017, July 2017, University of Birmingham.
  • Rees, M., Watkins, G., Needs, J., Morris, S., and Knight, D. (2017). Creating a Bespoke Corpus Sampling Frame for a Minoritised Language: CorCenCC, the National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh. Paper presented at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017, July 2017, University of Birmingham.
  • Neale, S., Spasić, I., Needs, J., Watkins, G., Morris, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Marshall, L., and Knight, D. (2017). The CorCenCC Crowdsourcing App: A Bespoke Tool for the User-Driven Creation of the National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh. Paper presented at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017, July 2017, University of Birmingham.
  • Needs, J., Knight, D., Morris, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Thomas, E.M. and Neale, S. (2017). “How will you make sure the material is suitable for children?”: User-informed design of Welsh corpus-based learning/teaching tools. Paper presented at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017, July 2017, University of Birmingham.
  • Knight, D., Fitzpatrick, T., Morris, S., Evas, J., Rayson, P., Spasić, I., Stonelake, M., Thomas, E.M., Neale, S., Needs, J., Piao, S., Rees, M., Watkins, G., Anthony, L., Cobb, T.M., Deuchar, M., Donnelly, K., McCarthy, M. and Scannell, K. (2017). Creating CorCenCC (Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes – The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh). Paper presented as part of the CMLC-BigNLP2017 National Corpora Poster Track at the Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017, July 2017, University of Birmingham.
  • Knight, D., Morris, S., Fitzpatrick, T. and Anthony, L. (2016). Charting the vocabulary of a minoritised language: Challenges and opportunities in the creation and application of the National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh. Paper presented at the Vocab@Tokyo international conference, September 2016, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Fitzpatrick, T., Knight, D. and Morris, S. (2016). Creating pedagogical wordlists: a comparison of thematic and corpus approaches. Poster presented at the Pacific Second Language Research Forum (PacSLRF2016), September 2016, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Knight, D., Fitzpatrick, T. and Morris, S. (2016). CorCenCC – Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes (The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh). WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods), July 2016, Swansea University.
  • Knight, D., Neale, S., Watkins, G., Spasić, I., Morris, S. and Fitzpatrick, T. (2016). Crowdsourcing corpus construction: contextualizing plans for CorCenCC (Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes – The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh). Paper presented at the IVACS 2016 conference, June 2016, Bath Spa University.
  • Needs, J., Rees, M., Watkins, G., Morris, S., Knight, D. and Fitzpatrick, T. (2016). CorCenCC (Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes – The National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh): Challenges and applications in a minoritised language context. Paper presented at the IVACS 2016 conference, June 2016, Bath Spa University.
  • Piao, S., Rayson, P., Archer, D., Bianchi, F., Dayrell, C., El-Haj, M., Jiménez R-M., Knight, D., Křen, M., Löfberg, L., Nawab, R., Shafi, J., Teh, P-L. and Mudraya, O. (2016). Lexical Coverage Evaluation of Large-scale Multilingual Semantic Lexicons for Twelve Languages. Paper delivered at the LREC (Language Resources Evaluation) 2016 Conference, May 2016, Slovenia.