Character encoding in corpus construction.

McEnery, A. M. and Xiao, R. Z. (2005) Character encoding in corpus construction. In: Developing Linguistic Corpora : A Guide to Good Practice. AHDS, Oxford, UK.

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Abstract

This chapter first briefly reviews the history of character encoding. Following from this is a discussion of standard and non-standard native encoding systems, and an evaluation of the efforts to unify these character codes. Then we move on to discuss Unicode as well as various Unicode Transformation Formats (UTFs). As a conclusion, we recommend that Unicode (UTF-8, to be precise) be used in corpus construction.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Additional Information: Standards Documentation
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/p1
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Linguistics & English Language
ID Code: 60
Deposited By: Dr Richard Xiao
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2005
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2019 23:44
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60

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