CANELC: constructing an e-language corpus
Knight, Dawn and Adolphs, Svenja and Carter, Ronald (2014) CANELC: constructing an e-language corpus. Corpora, 9 (1). pp. 29-56. ISSN 1755-1676
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/cor.2014.0050
This paper reports on the construction of CANELC: the Cambridge and Nottingham e-language Corpus.3 CANELC is a one million word corpus of digital communication in English, taken from online discussion boards, blogs, tweets, emails and SMS messages. The paper outlines the approaches used when planning the corpus: obtaining consent; collecting the data and compiling the corpus database.
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