Looking for a corpus on architecture
Thread poster: Masoud Varaste

Masoud Varaste
Iran
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Apr 20, 2019

Hi everyone,

I am currently translating a database of texts on architecture from Farsi to English. I was wondering if there is a corpus specifically for architecture and construction.

Thank you


 

Sasan Zangeneh Bar  Identity Verified
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ad-hoc corpus Apr 20, 2019

Put together an ad-hoc corpus by searching and finding texts (ebooks, articles, etc.) in the fields in question and then use Textstat (http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/en/textstat/) as a concordance tool. With a couple of ebooks, the size of the corpus can easily reach a million. For articles, use google scholars and add some terms commonly-found in articles such as "abstrac... See more
Put together an ad-hoc corpus by searching and finding texts (ebooks, articles, etc.) in the fields in question and then use Textstat (http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/en/textstat/) as a concordance tool. With a couple of ebooks, the size of the corpus can easily reach a million. For articles, use google scholars and add some terms commonly-found in articles such as "abstract" to your keywords.Collapse


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Mohammad Ghaffari  Identity Verified
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Just another concordance tool May 30, 2019

You can alternatively use AntConc, Masoud. It's very user-friendly and supports RTL languages very well:

https://www.laurenceanthony.net/software/antconc/


 


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