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Creating a Lexicon of Bavarian Dialect by Means of Facebook Language Data and Crowdsourcing

Burghardt, Manuel , Granvogl, Daniel and Wolff, Christian (2016) Creating a Lexicon of Bavarian Dialect by Means of Facebook Language Data and Crowdsourcing. In: LREC 2016, Tenth Int. Conf. on Language Resources and Evaluation : May 23-28, 2016, Portorož, Slovenia; Proc. European Language Resources Association, Paris, pp. 2029-2033. ISBN 978-2-9517408-9-1.

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Data acquisition in dialectology is typically a tedious task, as dialect samples of spoken language have to be collected via questionnaires or interviews. In this article, we suggest to use the “web as a corpus” approach for dialectology. We present a case study that demonstrates how authentic language data for the Bavarian dialect (ISO 639-3:bar) can be collected automatically from the social ...


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Item type:Book section
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Medieninformatik
Keywords:dialectology, Bavarian, ISO 639-3:bar, dialect lexicon, crowdsourcing, social media, Facebook
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35701
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