Electronic Lexicography

Hardcover | November 18, 2012

EditorSylviane Granger, Magali Paquot

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This book brings together leading professional and academic lexicographers to report on current developments in the deployment of electronic means in the planning, writing, and dissemination of dictionaries. Every major aspect of electronic lexicography is covered by the book includingdictionary types (general and specialized dictionaries, monolingual and multilingual dictionaries, collocation dictionaries, sign dictionaries, collaborative dictionaries) in a range of formats (CD-ROM, web-based, handheld), dictionary-writing systems, integration of corpora, The book also addresses the implications of electronic dictionary-making for lexicographic theory and illustrates how the new developments are integrated into innovative dictionary projects like Wiktionary. The perspective of the user is considered throughout the book, including how electronicdictionaries take account of user needs and whether and how users take advantages of the new features afforded by the electronic medium. This state-of-the-art account of developments in one of the most vibrant areas of reference publishing and language research will appeal to everyone concerned withcurrent lexicography.

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This book brings together leading professional and academic lexicographers to report on current developments in the deployment of electronic means in the planning, writing, and dissemination of dictionaries. Every major aspect of electronic lexicography is covered by the book includingdictionary types (general and specialized dictionar...

Sylviane Granger is Professor of English Language and Linguistics and Director of the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics at the Catholic University of Louvain. Her current research interests focus on the integration of corpus data into a range of user-oriented tools, in particular electronic dictionaries and writing aids. Her lates...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:522 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:November 18, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199654867

ISBN - 13:9780199654864

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1. Sylviane Granger: Introduction: Electronic Lexicography: From challenge to opportunityPart I: Lexicography at a Watershed2. Michael Rundell: The Road to Automated Lexicography: An editor's viewpoint3. Adam Kilgarriff and Iztok Kosem: Corpus Tools for Lexicographers4. patrick Hanks: Word Meaning and Word use: Corpus evidence and electronic lexicography5. Andrea Abel: Dictionary Writing Systems and Beyond6. Sven Tarp: Theoretical Challenges in the trnsitionFrom Lexicographical p-works to e-tools7. Danie Prinsloo: Electronic Lexicography for Lesser-resourced Languages: the South African contextPart II: Innovative Dictionary Projects8. Serge Verlinde and Geert Peeters: Data Access Revisited: The Interactive Language Toolbox9. Magali Paquot: The LEAD Dictionary-cum-writing Aid: An integrated dictionary and corpus tool10. Natalie Kubler and Mojca Pecman: The ARTES Bilingual LSP Dictionary: From collocation to higher order phraseology11. Marie-Claude L'Homme, Benoit Robichaud and Patrick Leroyer: Encoding Collocations in the DiCoInfo: From formal to user-friendly representations12. Toma Tasovac: The Challenges of Wordnet-based pedagogical Lexicography: The Transpoetika Dictionary13. Christian meyer and Iryna Gurevych: Wiktionary: A new rival for expert-built lexicons? Exploring the possibilities of collaborative lexicography14. Jette H. Kristoffersen and Thomas Troelsgard: The Electronic Lexicographical Treatment of Sign Languages: The Danish Sign Language DictionaryPart III: Electronic Dictionaries and Their Users15. Anna Dziemianko: On the Usefulness of Paper and Electronic Dictionaries16. Robert Lew: How can we make Electronic Dictionaries More Effective?17. Hilary Nesi: Alternative edictionaries: Uncovering dark practices18. Lynne Bowker: Meeting the Needs of Translators in the age of e-lexicography: Exploring the possibilities19. Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera: On the Usability of Free Internet Dictionaries for Teaching and Learning Business English20. Carolin Muller-Spitzer, Alex Koplenig, and Antje Topel: Online Dictionary Use: Key findings from an empirical research projectBibliographyAuthor IndexSubject Index