The Searcher

The Searcher is a tool developed by Maha Alqarni and Latifah Alzamil from the Computer Science Department at Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, supervised by T. Suha Al-Thunayan.

The tool allows you to explore and download words frequency list of KSUCCA, in addition, it offers a KWIC concordance of words and n-grams available in KSUCCA.

The tool is available online, and you can try it here:

http://ksucca-searcher.com

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The Meaning Explore Program

This tool allows you to explore the distributional semantics for the holy Quran’s words, and in particular syntagmatic relations between these words.

You can download the tool from here; it contains two versions one in Arabic and another in English. The tool also includes two versions of the user manual in Arabic and English.

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A new workshop & seminar

I will present a workshop entitled “The role of corpora in Arabic language research – new research orientations” next Wednesday, the 5th of November, at Princess Noura bent AbdulRahman University, as part of Al-Jazeerah Research Chair activities.

In addition, I will present a seminar entitled ” Using the Refined MI model to explore the distributional semantics of the holy Quran”, on the 17th of November at King Saud University as part of IWAN research group seminars.

Female participants are welcomed.

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A research opportunity

The Al-Jazeera Newspaper Research Chair for Linguistic Studies is willing to sponsor any research related to using KSUCCA in Arabic linguistic studies. If you have any research idea please contact me.

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The user manual of the annotated KSUCCA in Arabic

You can download it from here:

The user manual of the Annotated KSUCCA in Arabic

 

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The Annotated KSUCCA

I am pleased to announce the annotated KSUCCA, which is an annotated version of KSUCCA with added lexical, POS tagged and morphological annotations.

You can download the annotated corpus from here:

A1

A2

A3

A4

B1

B2

C1

CC1

CC2

D1

D2

E

F

You can also download the annotation manual from here.

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I’ve just enrolled on a free course

The course title is Corpus linguistics: method, analysis, interpretation. It is offered freely by Future Learn, and you can register from here:

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/corpus-linguistics

The course started yesterday, but you still have a chance to register if you are interested. They offer other courses on different areas of science.

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