Humanities Computing Unit - Oxford University
SARA (SGML Aware Retrieval Application) is a client/server text retrieval system which can be used to search, browse, and display very large SGML documents. It was developed at OUCS with funding from the British Library as a part of the British National Corpus (BNC) project. This DTI/SERC project resulted in the creation of a 100 million word corpus of modern British English, both spoken and written, in which each word is linguistically tagged and the whole structure is marked up in TEI-conformant SGML.
The presentation will explain the basic approach taken in designing SARA, and demonstrate the facilities of the current version as a means of providing general access to the BNC, or other very large SGML documents, for a range of uses, both novice and specialist.
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June 25, 1996 - June 29, 1996
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Conference website: https://web.archive.org/web/19990224202037/www.hd.uib.no/allc-ach96.html