Challenges and experiences in collecting a chat corpus

  title={Challenges and experiences in collecting a chat corpus},
  author={Wilbert Spooren and Tessa van Charldorp},
Present day access to a wealth of electronically available linguistic data creates enormous opportunities for cutting edge research questions and analyses. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) data are specifically interesting, for example because the multimodal character of new media puts our ideas about discourse issues like coherence to the test. At the same time CMC data are ephemeral, because of rapid changing technology. That is why we urgently need to collect CMC discourse data before… CONTINUE READING

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