Compilation of the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese in the KOTONOHA Initiative (Invited Paper)

@article{Maekawa2008CompilationOT,
  title={Compilation of the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese in the KOTONOHA Initiative (Invited Paper)},
  author={Kikuo Maekawa},
  journal={2008 Second International Symposium on Universal Communication},
  year={2008},
  pages={169-172}
}
Compilation of a hundred million word balanced corpus named Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese (BCCWJ) is underway at the National Institute for Japanese Language. This corpus is a component of the KOTONOHA super-corpus that covers the full range of modern Japanese from the middle of the 19th century up to the present. The unique characteristics of the BCCWJ consists in that about two third of the samples in the corpus were randomly selected from two statistical populations: one… CONTINUE READING