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Author Weisser, Martin, author.

Title How to do corpus pragmatics on pragmatically annotated data : speech acts and beyond / Martin Weisser
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in corpus linguistics (SCL), 1388-0373 ; volume 84
Studies in corpus linguistics ; v. 84. 1388-0373
Contents Intro; How to Do Corpus Pragmatics on Pragmatically Annotated Data; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; List of tables; List of figures; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Previous approaches to pragmatics and discourse; 1.2 Speech acts; 1.3 Approaches to corpus-/computer-based pragmatics; 1.4 Outline of the book; 1.5 Conventions used in this book; 2. Computer-based data in pragmatics; 2.1 Linguistic corpora and pragmatics; 2.2 Issues and standards in text representation and annotation; 2.2.1 General computer-based representation; 2.2.2 Text vs. meta-information
2.2.3 General linguistic annotation2.3 Problems and specifics in dealing with spoken language transcription; 2.3.1 Issues concerning orthographic representation; 2.3.2 Issues concerning prosody; 2.3.3 Issues concerning segmental and other features; 2.3.4 Issues concerning sequential integrity; 2.3.5 Issues concerning multi-modality; 3. Data, tools and resources; 3.1 Corpus data used in the research; 3.1.1 The SPAADIA Trainline Corpus; 3.1.2 The selection from Trains 93; 3.1.3 The selection from the Switchboard Annotated Dialogue Corpus; 3.1.4 Discarded data; 3.1.5 Supplementary data
3.2 The DART implementation and its use in handling dialogue data3.2.1 The DART functionality; 3.2.2 The DART XML format; 3.3 Morpho-syntactic resources required for pragmatic analysis; 3.3.1 The generic lexicon concept; 3.3.2 The DART tagset; 3.3.3 Morphology and morpho-syntax; 3.3.4 â#x80;#x98;Synthesisingâ#x80;#x99; domain-specific lexica; 4. The syntax of spoken language units; 4.1 Sentence vs. syntactic types (C-Units); 4.2 Units of analysis and frequency norming for pragmatic purposes; 4.3 Unit types and basic pragmatic functions; 4.3.1 Yes-units; 4.3.2 No-units; 4.3.3 Discourse markers
4.3.4 Forms of address4.3.5 Wh-questions; 4.3.6 Yes/no- and alternative questions; 4.3.7 Declaratives; 4.3.8 Imperatives; 4.3.9 Fragments and exclamatives; 5. Semantics and semantico-pragmatics; 5.1 The DAMSL annotation scheme; 5.2 Modes; 5.2.1 Grammatical modes; 5.2.2 Interactional modes; 5.2.3 Point-of-view modes; 5.2.4 Volition and personal stance modes; 5.2.5 Social modes; 5.2.6 Syntax-indicating modes; 5.3 Topics; 5.3.1 Generic topics; 5.3.2 Domain-specific topics; 6. The annotation process; 6.1 Issues concerning the general processing of spoken dialogues
6.1.1 Pre-processing â#x80;#x93; manual and automated unit determination6.1.2 Fillers, pauses, backchannels, overlap, etc; 6.1.3 Handling initial connectors, prepositions and adverbs; 6.1.4 Dealing with disfluent starts; 6.1.5 Parsing and chunking for syntactic purposes; 6.2 Identifying and annotating the individual unit types automatically; 6.2.1 Splitting off and annotating shorter units; 6.2.2 Tagging wh-questions; 6.2.3 Tagging yes/no-questions; 6.2.4 Tagging fragments, imperatives and declaratives; 6.3 Levels above the c-unit; 6.3.1 Answers and other responses; 6.3.2 Echoes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 19, 2018)
Subject Quantitative linguistics.
Pragmatics -- Data processing
Pragmatics -- Research -- Methodology
Speech acts (Linguistics) -- Data processing
Speech acts (Linguistics) -- Research -- Methodology
Pragmatics -- Data processing.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017061549
ISBN 9027264295