Encoding a parallel corpus: The TRIS corpus experience

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Parra Escartín, Carla. 2013. “Encoding a Parallel Corpus: The TRIS Corpus Experience”. Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies 3 (1). https://doi.org/10.15845/bells.v3i1.362.


This paper focuses on one of the many aspects to be taken into account when developing a new corpus: its encoding. During the compilation of the corpus of Technical Regulations Information System (the TRIS corpus) several encoding issues arose. In this paper the author discusses the possibilities available with regards to encoding as well as the decisions taken and the strategies followed. The author discusses standards for character encoding and corpus markup and explains how these were integrated in the compilation of the TRIS corpus.


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