Lexical Computing Workshop at SPP Day (May 12, 2020)

Languages: Czech (or English if there are foreign students)

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Option A: Analysing text with Sketch Engine (by Vlasta Ohlídalová)

This workshop will guide you through Sketch Engine, a leading corpus management system. You will learn to use it for language analysis to find typical usage patterns, examples, synonyms or data for probabilistic models as well as how to build your own linguistic databases. The workshop is user-oriented and does not require any specific skills.

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Thesaurus - synonyms, antonyms and similar words
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change search criteria

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download results

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display or hide scores, frequency, activate clustering

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visualisation – display collocations as diagram

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favourites – bookmark this word sketch for easy access

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change the part of speech

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use this word as the search word for other tools

Vlasta Ohlídalová

Vlasta Ohlídalová

Customer Support

Option B: Using Linux for text processing (by Vít Suchomel)

This workshop will show you some basic strategies for indexing and searching very large text databases (corpora). The workshop will combine slides and practical work on a remote Linux system, therefore you should have elementary Linux shell skills.

Vít Suchomel

Vít Suchomel

Software Developer

How to sign up?

Fill out the registration form which will be sent to inquiries@sketchengine.eu. We will send you back a link to a Google Meet teleconference that will be used for the workshop.