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The future of corpus linguistics

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Dawn Knight


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This paper takes stock of the current state-of-the-art in multimodal corpus linguistics, and proposes some projections of future developments in this field. It provides a critical overview of key multimodal corpora that have been constructed over the past decade and presents a wish-list of future technological and methodological advancements that may help to increase the availability, utility and functionality of such corpora for linguistic research.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Knight D

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Brazilian Journal of Applied Linguistics

Year: 2011

Volume: 11

Issue: 2

Pages: 391-416

ISSN (print): 1676-0786

Publisher: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais