Portuguese Trends: a daily-updated monitor corpus of news articles

The Portuguese Trends corpus is a Portuguese monitor corpus made up of news articles or other sources that are regularly updated from their RSS feeds (newsfeeds). The Portuguese trends corpus is updated daily with new texts and grows by about 1–2 million words each day. These regular updates enable you to use the diachronic analysis tool and study word usage changes.

Part-of-speech tagset

The Portuguese Trends corpus was annotated by the FreeLing tool using the following part-of-speech tagset schema.

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Where to find Trends

The texts in the corpus are timestamped which enables users to use Trends, the diachronic analysis tool for detecting neologisms and studying word usage changes

Tools to work with the Portuguese Trends corpus

A complete set of tools is available to work with this Portuguese Trends corpus from news to generate:

  • word sketch – Portuguese collocations categorized by grammatical relations
  • thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
  • keywords – terminology extraction of one-word and multi-word units
  • word lists – lists of Portuguese nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. organized by frequency
  • n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
  • concordance – examples in context
  • trends – diachronic analysis automatically identifies neologisms and changes in use
  • text type analysis – statistics of metadata in the corpus

TenTen corpora

Jakubíček, M., Kilgarriff, A., Kovář, V., Rychlý, P., & Suchomel, V. (2013, July). The TenTen corpus family. In 7th International Corpus Linguistics Conference CL (pp. 125-127).

Suchomel, V., & Pomikálek, J. (2012). Efficient web crawling for large text corpora. In Proceedings of the seventh Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC7) (pp. 39-43).

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