#LancsBox: Lancaster University corpus toolbox
What is #LancsBox?
#LancsBox is a new-generation software package for the analysis of language data and corpora developed at
Main features of #LancsBox:
- Works with your own data or
existing corporaCurrently distributed with:.
■ Brown, LCMC, LOB, Newsbooks, Shakespeare and VULC
- Can be used by linguists, language teachers, historians, sociologists, educators and anyone interested in language.
- Visualizes language data.
- Analyses data in
any language Morphological annotation available for: . Find out more details about language support.
■ Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, English, Finish, German, Italian, Latin, Mongolian, Portugese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish and Swahili.
- Automatically annotates data for .
- Works with any major operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux).
Acknowledgements: The development of #LancsBox was supported by ESRC grants ES/K002155/1 and EP/P001559/1.#LancsBox uses the multiple
: Apache Tika, Gluegen, Groovy, JOGL, minlog, QuestDB, RSyntaxTextArea, smallseg and TreeTagger.
How to cite #LancsBox?
Brezina, V., Weill-Tessier, P., & McEnery, A. (2020). #LancsBox v. 5.x. [software]. Available at: http://corpora.lancs.ac.uk/lancsbox.
Brezina, V., Timperley, M., & McEnery, T. (2018). #LancsBox v. 4.x [software]. Available at: http://corpora.lancs.ac.uk/lancsbox.
Brezina, V., McEnery, T., & Wattam, S. (2015). Collocations in context: A new perspective on collocation networks. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 20(2), 139-173.
How does #LancsBox work?
#LancsBox is very easy to use.
, load data and start the analysis straightaway. Below is a brief overview of the
Development team: Vaclav Brezina (Project Lead), William Platt (Developer) and Tony McEnery (Adviser).
Teaching materials coordinator: Dana Gablasova
Student helpers: Grace Edge (2018 SPRINT internship), (Samuel Armstrong, David Ellis (both 2017 SPRINT internship)
Former collaborators: Richard Easty, Matt Timperley (up to #LancsBox v. 4.x), Steve Wattam (GraphColl, v. 1)
Other collaborators: Zoe Broisson, Sophiko Daraselia (University of Leeds), Michael Gauthier (Université Lyon), Lukasz Grabowski, Sulene Pilon (University of Pretoria), Caroline Rossi (Université Grenoble Alpes)
We are looking for collaborators to help us develop #LancsBox support in