Language Documentation Meets Corpus Linguistics

I just saw an announcement for this conference:

Language Documentation Meets Corpus Linguistics: How to Exploit DOBES Corpora for Descriptive Linguistics and Language Typology?

From the workshop description:

The major goal of this workshop is to bring together documentary linguists and corpus linguists in order to explore and discover ways how DOBES corpora—and there are more than 50 digital corpora in the archive of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen by now—can be automatically or semi-automatically exploited for descriptive linguistics and language typology.

This looks like a good example of how the development of a better cyberinfrastructure for language documentation in the last decade or so is now allowing us to actually conduct new kinds of research.

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