viWaC: Vietnamese corpus from the web
The Vietnamese web corpus (viWaC) is a Vietnamese 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 consists of 100 million words which were lemmatized and part-of-speech tagged.
See the Vietnamese part-of-speech tagset describing POS tags used in this Vietnamese corpus.
Tools to work with the Vietnamese corpus
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Vietnamese web corpus to generate:
- word sketch – Vietnamese collocations categorized by grammatical relations
- thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
- word lists – lists of Vietnamese nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
- n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
- concordance – examples in context
version 2 (2012)
- created word sketches
version 1 (2010)
- initial version
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.
Vietnamese word sketches
KILGARRIFF, Adam; LE-HONG, Phuong. Vietnamese Word Sketches. In: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Vietnamese Language and Speech Processing. p. 1-4.
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