hrWaC: Croatian corpus from the web
The Croatian web corpus (hrWaC) is a Croatian corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus was prepared according to standards described in the document A Corpus Factory for Many Languages (Kilgarriff et al. at LREC 2010). The corpus was created in January 2014 with the total size over 1.2 billion words.
The hrWaC corpus was PoS tagged with MULTEXT-East Croatian part-of-speech tagset version 5.
Tools to work with the Croatian corpus
A complete set of tools is available to work with this Croatian corpus to generate:
hrWaC 2.2 (July 2017)
- improved tokenization
- new word sketches
- added further metainformation: year of crawling, language (Croatian, Serbian)
hrWaC 2.0 (May 2014)
- crawled in January 2014
- 1.2 billion words
BARONI, Marco, et al. The WaCky wide web: a collection of very large linguistically processed web-crawledcorpora. Language resources and evaluation, 2009, 43.3: 209-226.
Corpus factory method
Adam Kilgarriff, Siva Reddy, Jan Pomikálek, and Avinesh PVS. A corpus factory for many languages. In LREC workshop on Web Services and Processing Pipelines, Malta, May 2010.
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