igWaC: Igbo corpus from the web
The Igbo Web Corpus (igWaC) is an Igbo 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).
Data was crawled by the SpiderLing web spider in 2015 and 2017 with the total size 600,000 words.
The igWaC corpus is PoS tagged with this Igbo part-of-speech tagset.
Tools to work with the Igbo web corpus
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Igbo corpus to generate:
Adam Kilgarriff, Siva Reddy, Jan Pomikálek and Avinesh PVS (2010). A corpus factory for many languages. In LREC workshop on Web Services and Processing Pipelines, Malta, May 2010.
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