Quality Indicators of LSP Texts - Selection and Measurements Measuring the Terminological Usefulness of Documents for an LSP Corpus

@inproceedings{Halskov2010QualityIO,
  title={Quality Indicators of LSP Texts - Selection and Measurements Measuring the Terminological Usefulness of Documents for an LSP Corpus},
  author={Jakob Halskov and Dorte Haltrup Hansen and Anna Braasch and Sussi Olsen},
  booktitle={LREC},
  year={2010}
}
This paper describes and evaluates a prototype quality assurance system for LSP corpora. The system will be employed in compiling a corpus of 11 M tokens for various linguistic and terminological purposes. The system utilizes a number of linguistic features as quality indicators. These represent two dimensions of quality, namely readability/formality (e.g. word length and passive constructions) and density of specialized knowledge (e.g. out-of-vocabulary items). Threshold values for each… CONTINUE READING

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