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Costas Gabrielatos

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Corpus Linguistics Methodology

 

Papers discussing new/adapted approaches, techniques, or metrics (see square brackets for details).

 

 

Publications

 

Baker, P., Gabrielatos, C. & McEnery, T. (2013). Sketching Muslims: A corpus-driven analysis of representation around the word “Muslim” in the British press, 1998-2009. Applied Linguistics, 34(3), 255–278. [detailed wordlist analysis, combining frequency with lexical richness]  Description: PDF-med 

Baker, P., Gabrielatos, C. & McEnery, T. (2013). Discourse Analysis and Media Attitudes: The representation of Islam in the British press. Cambridge University Press. [detailed wordlist analysis, combining frequency with lexical richness]  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med

 

Gabrielatos, C., McEnery, T., Diggle, P. & Baker, P. (2012). The peaks and troughs of corpus-based contextual analysis. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 37(2), 151-175. [measuring granularity, wave, peak and trough (WPT) method to identify significant outliers] Description: image001

 

Torgersen, E., Gabrielatos, C., Hoffmann, S. & Fox, S. (2011). A corpus-based study of pragmatic markers in London English. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 7(1), 93-118. [spread, preference] Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: image001

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2010). A corpus-based examination of English if-conditionals through the lens of modality: Nature and types. PhD Thesis. Lancaster University.  [modal load, modal density, modalisation spread]  (Available through the British Library: Description: image001) 

Gabrielatos, C., Torgersen, E., Hoffmann, S. & Fox, S. (2010). A corpus-based sociolinguistic study of indefinite article forms in London English. Journal of English Linguistics, 38(4), 297-334. [density, spread, preference]  Description: PDF-med

 

Baker, P., Gabrielatos C., Khosravinik, M., Krzyzanowski, M., McEnery, T. & Wodak, R. (2008). A useful methodological synergy? Combining critical discourse analysis and corpus linguistics to examine discourses of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK press. Discourse & Society 19(3), 273-305. [quantifying the results of qualitative analysis]  Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. & Baker, P. (2008). Fleeing, sneaking, flooding: A corpus analysis of discursive constructions of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK Press 1996-2005. Journal of English Linguistics 36(1), 5-38.  [consistent collocates, seasonal collocates]  Description: PDF-med

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2007). Selecting query terms to build a specialised corpus from a restricted-access database. ICAME Journal 31, 5-43. [query term relevance, text as collocation span] Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2007). If-conditionals as modal colligations: A corpus-based investigation. In Davies, M., Rayson, P., Hunston, S. & Danielsson, P. (eds.), Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics Conference: Corpus Linguistics 2007. Birmingham: University of Birmingham. [use of keyword analysis to identify semantic prominence]  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: image001

 

Presentations

 

Gabrielatos, C.  (2013). A corpus approach to the representation of Islam and Muslims in the UK press. Newcastle Critical Discourse Group. Newcastle University, 4 December 2013.

Gabrielatos, C. (2013). Using corpus methods to examine the presentation of Islam and Muslims in the UK press. Immigration Politics, Text Analysis, and Public Opinion. Workshop organised by the Migration Observatory, COMPAS, Oxford University, 8-9 November 2013. Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2013). Counting: Word frequency and beyond. Dubrovnik Fall School in Linguistic Methods. Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20–26 October 2013. Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2013). Keyword analysis. Dubrovnik Fall School in Linguistic Methods. Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20–26 October 2013. Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2013). Using corpus analysis to compare the explanatory power of linguistic theories: A case study of the modal load in if-conditionals. Corpus Linguistics 2013, 23-26 July 20013, Lancaster University. [modal load, modal density, modalisation spread] Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2013). Techniques and metrics for corpus-based approaches to humanities and social sciences. Invited poster presentation. Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) launch event, 23 July 2013, Lancaster University. Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: PDF-med  [RQTR; consistent collocates; WPT method to identify significant outliers]

Gabrielatos, C., Hoffmann, S. & Torgersen, E. (2013). From sociolinguistic interviews to a spoken corpus of London English: Creating the Linguistic Innovators Corpus (LIC). ICAME34 pre-conference workshop: Compilation and annotation of spoken corpora: Towards best practice? Santiago de Compostela, 22-26 May 2013.

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2012). Corpus-based methodology and (critical) discourse studies: Context, content, computation. CADS International Conference, Bologna, Italy, 13-15 September 2012. Description: PDF-med  [WPT]

Gabrielatos, C. & Marchi, A. (2012). Keyness: Appropriate metrics and practical issues. CADS International Conference, Bologna, Italy, 13-15 September 2012. Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2012). Corpora and Sociolinguistics: Studying linguistic innovators. UCREL Summer School in Corpus Linguistics, Lancaster University, UK, 10-12 July 2012.

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2011). Construction Grammar vs. Lexical Grammar: A case study of the modal load in if-conditionals. Invited presentation. International Symposium On The Sociology Of Words: Lexical Meaning, Combinatorial Potential and Computational Implementation. LACELL, University of Murcia, Spain, 1-2 December 2011. [modal load, modal density, modalisation spread] Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. & Marchi, A. (2011). Keyness: Matching metrics to definitions. Invited presentation. Corpus Linguistics in the South: Theoretical-methodological challenges in corpus approaches to discourse studies - and some ways of addressing them. University of Portsmouth, 5 November 2011. [effect-size metric for keyness]  Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2011). If-conditionals and modality: A corpus-based investigation. Corpus Linguistics 2011, Birmingham, UK, 20-22 July 2011.  [modal load, modal density, modalisation spread]  Description: PDF-med

Gabrielatos, C. (2011). Corpora and Sociolinguistics: Studying linguistic innovators. UCREL Summer School in Corpus Linguistics, Lancaster University, UK, 13-15 July 2011.

Gabrielatos, C., McEnery, T, Diggle, P. & Baker, P. (2011). The peaks and troughs of corpus-based contextual analysis. UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 23 May 2011. [measuring granularity, wave, peak and trough (WPT) method to identify significant outliers]  Description: PDF-med 

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2010). The presentation of Islam and Muslims in the UK press, 1998-2009: Identifying topics through detailed wordlist analysis. Joint meeting of the Language Ideology and Power Research Group (LIP) and the UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 21 June 2010. [detailed wordlist analysis]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2010). Compiling topic-specific corpora from limited-access online databases. Invited presentation. Corpus Linguistics Advanced Research Education and Training (CLARET). Lancaster University, 24 May 2010. [query term relevance, text as collocation span]

Gabrielatos, C., Baker, P. & McEnery, T. (2010). Using Sketch Engine to examine the presentation of Islam and Muslims in the UK press. 43rd Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL), 9-11 September 2010, University of Aberdeen. Description: PDF-med [detailed wordlist analysis, combining frequency with lexical richness]

Gabrielatos, C. & Torgersen, E. (2010). Gender differentiation in the Linguistic Innovators Corpus: Grammatical and pragmatic features. Meeting of the UCREL Corpus Research Seminar, 8 March 2010, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University. [density, spread, preference]  Description: PDF-med 

 

Gabrielatos, C. & Torgersen, E. (2009). A corpus-based sociolinguistic analysis of indefinite article use in London English. ICAME 30, Lancaster, UK, 27-31 May 2009. [density, spread, preference]  Description: image001  

Torgersen, E. & Gabrielatos, C. (2009). A corpus-based study of indefinite article and invariant tag use in spoken London English. CLAVIER 2009, University of Modena, Italy, 4-6 November 2009. [density, spread]  Description: PDF-med 

Torgersen, E. & Gabrielatos, C. (2009). A corpus-based study of invariant tags in London English. Corpus Linguistics 2009, University of Liverpool, 21-23 July 2009. [spread, preference]  Description: image001 

Torgersen, E. & Gabrielatos, C. (2009). A corpus-based study of invariant tags in London English. Meeting of the Corpus Research Group (CRG), Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK, 2 March 2009. [density, preference]  Description: PDF-med 

 

Baker, P., Gabrielatos, C. & McEnery, T. (2008). Using collocational profiling to investigate the construction of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants in the UK press. 7th Conference of the American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL 2008), Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 13-15 March 2008. [consistent collocates, seasonal collocates]  [Abstract: Description: image001 (pp. 18-19); slides Description: image001]

Gabrielatos, C. (2008). If-conditionals, modality, and Schrödinger’s cat. Paper presented at the RITL Research Group (Research in Theoretical Linguistics), Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 27 November 2008. [modal density] Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. & Torgersen, E. (2008). A corpus-based analysis of indefinite article use in London English. Joint meeting of the Corpus Research Group and the Language Variation and Change Research Group, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 23 June 2008. [density, spread, preference]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2008). Compiling topic-specific corpora from limited-access online databases. Invited presentation. Corpus Linguistics Advanced Research Education and Training (CLARET). Lancaster University, 31 March 2008. [query term relevance, text as collocation span]  Description: PDF-med 

 

Baker, P., McEnery, T. & Gabrielatos, C. (2007). Using collocation analysis to reveal the construction of minority groups: The case of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants in the UK press. Corpus Linguistics 2007 (CL 2007), University of Birmingham, 28-30 July 2007. [consistent collocates, seasonal collocates]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2007). If-conditionals as modal colligations: A corpus-based investigation. Corpus Linguistics 2007 (CL 2007), University of Birmingham, UK, 28-30 July 2007. [use of keyword analysis to identify semantic prominence]  Description: image001 

Gabrielatos, C. (2007). Representation of refugees and asylum seekers in UK newspapers, 1996-2005: Report on the corpus-based analysis. Joint meeting of the Corpus Research Group (CRG) and the Language Ideology and Power Research Group (LIP), Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 26 March 2007. [consistent collocates, seasonal collocates, quantifying the results of qualitative analysis]

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2006). Selecting query terms to build a specialised corpus from a well-defined, limited-access database. Meeting of the Corpus Research Group (CRG), Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK, 30 October 2006. [query term relevance, text as collocation span]

Gabrielatos, C. (2006). Corpus-based evaluation of pedagogical materials: If-conditionals in ELT coursebooks and the BNC. 7th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TALC 2006), University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, Paris, France, 1-4 July 2006. [using pedagogical information to inform an annotation scheme]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2006). Towards quantifying ‘quality’ in the press: Comparing the stance of UK broadsheets and tabloids towards refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. Joint meeting of the Corpus Research Group (CRG) and the Language, Ideology and Power Research Group (LIP), Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, 13 June 2006. [quantifying the results of qualitative analysis]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2006). If-conditionals as modality attractors. Corpus Linguistics Research Group (CRG), Departments of Linguistics and Computing, Lancaster University, 20 March 2006. [use of keyword analysis to identify semantic prominence]  Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. & Baker, P. (2006). Representation of refugees and asylum seekers in UK newspapers: Towards a corpus-based analysis. Joint Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics and the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL/IRAAL 2006), University College, Cork, Ireland, 7-9 September 2006. [consistent collocates, seasonal collocates] Description: PDF-med 

 

Gabrielatos, C. (2003). Conditional sentences: ELT typology and corpus evidence. 36th Annual BAAL Meeting, University of Leeds, UK, 4-6 September 2003. [using pedagogical information to inform an annotation scheme] Description: PDF-med 

Gabrielatos, C. (2003). Conditionals in ELT: From zero to mixed … and back again. 24th Annual TESOL Greece Convention, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece, 15-16 March 2003. [using pedagogical information to inform an annotation scheme]