The American National Corpus : Then , Now , and Tomorrow

  title={The American National Corpus : Then , Now , and Tomorrow},
  author={Nancy Ide},
The ANC was motivated by developers of major linguistic resources such as FrameNet and Nomlex, who had been extracting usage examples from the 100 million-word British National Corpus (BNC), the largest corpus of English across several genres that was available at the time. These examples, which served as the basis for developing templates for the description of semantic arguments and the like, were often unusable or misrepresentative due to significant syntactic differences between British and… CONTINUE READING