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

The Slovak Trends corpus is a Slovak monitor corpus made up of news articles or other sources that are regularly updated from their RSS feeds (newsfeeds). The Slovak trends corpus is updated daily with new texts and grows by about 100,000 words each day. These regular updates enable you to use the diachronic analysis tool and study word usage changes.

Part-of-speech tagset

The Slovak Trends corpus was POS annotated with the following POS tagset.

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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 Slovak Trends corpus

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

  • word sketch – Slovak 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 Slovak 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

SUCHOMEL, Vít. Better Web Corpora For Corpus Linguistics And NLP. 2020. Available also from: https://is.muni.cz/th/u4rmz/. Doctoral thesis. Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics, Brno. Supervised by Pavel RYCHLÝ.

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).

Genre annotation

SUCHOMEL, Vít. Genre Annotation of Web Corpora: Scheme and Issues. In Kohei Arai, Supriya Kapoor, Rahul Bhatia. Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2020, Volume 1. Vancouver, Canada: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021. s. 738-754. ISBN 978-3-030-63127-7. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-63128-4_55.

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