Grammar and Corpora 2016
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Eric Fuß , Marek Konopka , Beata Trawiński , Ulrich H. Waßner (Eds.)

Grammar and Corpora 2016

In recent years, the availability of large annotated corpora, together with a new interest in the empirical foundation and validation of linguistic theory and description, has sparked a surge of novel work using corpus methods to study the grammar of natural languages. This volume presents recent developments and advances, firstly, in corpus-oriented grammar research with a special focus on Germanic, Slavic, and Romance languages and, secondly, in corpus linguistic methodology as well as the application of corpus methods to grammar-related fields. The volume results from the sixth international conference Grammar and Corpora  (GaC 2016), which took place at the Institute for the German Language (IDS) in Mannheim, Germany, in November 2016.

The editors of this volume are researchers at the IDS and were organisers of Grammar and Corpora 2016.

Eric Fuß graduated from the Goethe-University Frankfurt and held positions at the Universities of Stuttgart, Frankfurt, and Leipzig. He is currently a researcher at the Institute for the German Language in Mannheim. His primary research interests are language change, linguistic variation, and the interface between syntax and morphology.

Marek Konopka received his PhD degree in German Linguistics from the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg. He currently conducts corpus-based research at the Institute for German Language in Mannheim and is the head of the project “Corpus Grammar”.

Beata Trawiński received her PhD degree in General / Computational Linguistics from the University of Tübingen. She worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Universities of Vienna, Passau, Göttingen and Tübingen. In 2013, she joined the Institute for the German Language in Mannheim. She is the co-head of the project “German Grammar in European Comparison”. Her research focus is on Germanic and Slavic languages and corpus linguistics.

Ulrich Hermann Waßner obtained his Dr. Phil. in General Linguistics from the Westfälische Willhelms-Universität of Münster. He has worked since 2000 at the Institute for the German Language in Mannheim. He is involved in the projects “Corpus Grammar” and "Grammis II” and investigates variation in German word formation and syntax and semantics of German connectors.

Front Matter
Eric Fuß, Marek Konopka, Beata Trawiński, Ulrich H. Waßner
"Grammar and Corpora" – Past, Present, and Future
I. Corpus-Based Grammar Research
Anke Holler, Thomas Weskott
Implizite Verbkausalität im Korpus? – Eine Fallstudie
Markus Bader, Vasiliki Koukoulioti
When Object-Subject Order is Preferred to Subject-Object Order: The Case of German Main and Relative Clauses
Franziska Münzberg, Sandra Hansen-Morath
"Die Wucht und Strömung war immens" – wie stark ist der Ellipseneffekt?
Tom Bossuyt, Ludovic De Cuypere, Torsten Leuschner
Emergence Phenomena in German "W-immer/auch"-Subordinators
Jörg Didakowski, Nadja Radtke
Deutsche Stützverbgefüge in Referenz- und Spezialkorpora: Vergleichsstudien mit dem DWDS-Wortprofil
Oliver Wicher
Corpus-Driven Lexical Grammar and the Aspect-Modality Interface: The Case of French Past Modal Constructions
Oscar Garcia-Marchena
Polar Verbless Clauses and Gapping Subordination in Spanish
Laura Becker
Aspectuality in Hungarian, German, and Slavic. A Parallel Corpus Study
Current Trends and Issues
Daniela Elsner
Empirisch basierte Überlegungen zu Ableitungen mit "-weise/-erweise"
Lea M. Fricke, Swantje Tönnis
"Es ist dies" – A Special Use of German Prefield-es
Swantje Tönnis, Lea M. Fricke, Alexander Schreiber
Methodological Considerations on Testing Argument Asymmetry in German Cleft Sentences
Johanna Marie Poppek, Tibor Kiss, Francis Jeffry Pelletier
Kinds, Containers, Instances: Mass Nouns and Plurality
Stefan Heck
Verbal Aspect in the Czech and Russian Imperative
Björn Hansen, Zrinka Kolaković, Edyta Jurkiewicz-Rohrbacher
Clitic Climbing and Stacked Infinitives in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian – A Corpus-Driven Study
II. Methodology and Application
Alexandr Rosen
Coping with Unruly Language: Non-Standard Usage in a Corpus
Renate Raffelsiefen, Anja Geumann
Phonological Analysis at the Word Level: The Role of Corpora
Don Tuggener, Martin Businger
Needles in Haystacks: Semi-Automatic Identification of Regional Grammatical Variation in Standard German
Gosse Bouma
Corpus-Evidence for True Long-Distance Dependencies in Dutch
Yela Schauwecker, Achim Stein
Automatic Morphosyntactic and Dependency Annotation of the Anglo-Norman Text Database
Joanna Bilińska, Monika Kwiecień, Magdalena Derwojedowa
Microcorpus of Nineteenth-Century Polish
Susan Conrad
Beyond Grammar Description: Applying Corpus Analysis to Disciplinary Education
Current Trends and Issues
Tassja Weber
Grammatik und Lernerkorpora: Eine korpusorientierte Untersuchung von Präpositionalphrasen im deutschen MERLIN-Korpus
Christian Lang, Roman Schneider, Karolina Suchowolec
Extracting Specialized Terminology from Linguistic Corpora
Beatrix Busse, Kirsten Gather, Ingo Kleiber
Assessing the Connections between English Grammarians of the Nineteenth Century – A Corpus-Based Network Analysis
John Nerbonne
Vaulting Ambition