DeRiK: A German reference corpus of computer-mediated communication

@inproceedings{Beiwenger2012DeRiKAG,
  title={DeRiK: A German reference corpus of computer-mediated communication},
  author={Michael Bei{\ss}wenger and Maria Ermakova and Alexander Geyken and Lothar Lemnitzer and Angelika Storrer},
  booktitle={Lit. Linguistic Comput.},
  year={2012}
}
The paper describes an ongoing project that aims at building a reference corpus of German computer-mediated communication (CMC) as a new component of an already existing reference corpus of written contemporary German. The ‘Deutsches Referenzkorpus zur internetbasierten Kommunikation’ (DeRiK) shall include data from the most prominent CMC genres amongst German Internet users and, thus, close a gap in the coverage of the corpus resources in the project “Digitales Worterbuch der deutschen Sprache… 

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