We are proud to announce that three new spoken corpora are out now: brand new ORTOFON and dialectal DIALEKT corpus, both with a two-level transcription, as well as ORAL, the unification of ORAL-series corpora. All the corpora feature lemmatisation and morphological tagging.
Since April 11th 2017, an updated version of the KonText interface has now been available with new functions reflecting our users’ needs, such as a possibility to choose proportions of different text types in a subcorpus, a new way of displaying the spoken concordance as a dialogue or colour coding of selected concordance lines within […]
A new version of Treq, the online tool for looking up translation equivalents based on the InterCorp parallel corpus, is out! Now you can search for multiword units, use regular expressions in the query and also search in translations from/to English (in addition to Czech).
Czech game "Attentat 1942" has been selected for one of the most presitigous competitions of the gaming industry, 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards.
On 6 December 2017, Professor Jan Čermák and the chairperson of the Scandinavian House in Prague Mgr. Michal Švec received the Order of the Finnish Lion from the Ambassador of Finland to the Czech Republic, HE Helena Tuuri.
The Faculty of Arts is to receive the largest grant in its history: half a billion crowns for the project KREAS, which had been proposed within the European Structural Funds, Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, the call “Excellent Research”.
Dr Radvan Markus (Centre for Irish Studies, DALC) has translated one of the most acclaimed novels in Irish of all times - Máirtín Ó Cadhain's Cré na Cille (1949) into Czech.
Remains of a temple belonging to King Ramses II have been discovered southwest of Cairo.
In October, Professor Tomáš Halík held two symposia at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) as part of his project "The Theological Hermeneutics of Contemorary Society".
Doc. Justin Quinn (Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures) has published the first-ever collection of poems by Bohuslav Reynek in English. The volume entitled The Well at Morning is available from the Karolinum publishing house.
On 14 - 16 September 2017, scholars from Europe and North America gathered in Prague for an international Irish-language conference hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University.
On 26th and 27th October 2016, Prof. Stefan Th. Gries visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus data and aspects of the mental lexicon from a cognitive-linguistic perspective: frequency, contingency, recency, and context What statistical methods have to offer to linguistics: three (differently complex) case studies of spelling, morphological change, and foreign language […]
On 11th and 12th October 2016, Prof. Rafał Ludwik Górski (Institute of the Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Translationese and stylometry; Historical linguistics and stylometry. Can the corpus tell us how to periodize the history of a language? Abstracts
On 3rd and 4th May 2016, Prof. Alan Partington (Università di Bologna) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus-assisted Discourse Studies (CADS): Good Practices and Potential Pitfalls; “Why are you English all so anti-European?” A corpus-assisted discourse study (CADS) of “stay or leave?” arguments on the eve of the UK Referendum on withdrawal […]
On 24th and 25th November Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Building onto the corpus-driven approach: a wider look on meaning Corpus linguistics and the meaning of lexical items: how to distinguish grief from mourning Abstracts
On March 31st and April 1st 2014, Prof. Geoffrey Leech visited our Institute and gave two lectures on The past, present and future of English corpus linguistics: a personal perspective The rise of cos and downfall of for: changes in English reason conjunctions over thge past 100 years. Abstrakts
On 27th and 28th May 2013, Dr Andrew Hardie (University of Lancaster) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Annotation and analysis: an overview of tools and techniques The corpus research infrastructure at Lancaster’s UCREL research centre is based around the use of a number of standard tools for (a) automated annotation at various […]
On 11th and 12th June 2012, Paul Rayson (Lancaster University) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Adapting a semantic field tagging system for Early Modern English Automatic semantic annotation approaches can be used for many applications such as content analysis of political discourse, opinion mining and sentiment analysis. These applications are becoming very popular […]