Corpus tools developed by BFSUCRG members (北外语料库团队开发的语料库工具)

GUI tools created using ChatGPT and Python
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   - BFSU Bilingual Alignment Keeper beta: adds line-end markers to keep sentence alignment after POS tagging.
   - BFSU Detagger: an updated version of the DeTagging Tool, originally created by Yunlong Jia. Detagger strips off tags in four different formats: underscore, forward slash, angle brackets, and square brackets from annotated texts.
   - BFSU Inter-rater Agreement Gauge: compute inter-rater agreement measures among two or more rater.
   - BFSU Logistic Regression Tool: performs logistic regression on user-provided datasets.
   - BFSU One Hot Encoder: converts categorical values into binary data for logistic regression.
   - BFSU Precision Recall Evaluator: computes performance metrics for binary classification models.
   - BFSU Spoken Utterances Extractor: extracts spoken utterances from literary works.
   - BFSU Texcel: extracts text data from Excel files and saves as individual text files.
   - BFSU Text Merger: merges the selected files into one text file.
   - BFSU Text Randomizer 2: extracts random samples from an uploaded text or multiple texts within a folder.   
   - BFSU Text Segmenter: splits text files into smaller individual files.
   - RTF2TXT Converter: batch converts *.rtf documents to *.txt files. The tool was developed by Wanbo Ren from the School of Foreign Languages at Northwest University, China.

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R and Python scripts and tutorials

Concordancers and query tools ( 语料库检索工具 )

  • -BFSU PowerConc 1.0 beta25b.PowerConc video tutorial 操作视频。网友自制操作视频

  • -BFSU CQPweb online concordancer (download CQPweb tutorial here. 请下载CQPweb简明图文使用手册). 
    CQP syntax高级检索使用说明

  • -BFSU ParaConc 1.2.1: A freeware parallel concordancer

  • -Colligator 2.0: A colligation query and analysis tool (1.4MB)

  • -SearchSubtitle: A programme for video-based time-aligned subtitle concordancing (Chinese user interface). The tool was designed by Wenzhong Li and programmed by Zhaoyang Han (533KB).

  • -PatCount 1.0: PatCount is the abbreviated form of 'pattern counting'. It is a query tool of counting the frequency of lexical, syntactic, and discoursal features in texts. The result of the tool is shown and can be exported as 'feature(s) x text(s)' matrices, which is most suitable for follow-up advanced (inferential) statistical analyses. Regular expressions are fully supported in the tool. Microsoft .Net framework is required before you run the tool. The tool was designed by Maocheng Liang and Wenxin Xiong and programmed by Wenxin Xiong (3.6MB).

  • -PatCount 2.0 (wxPatCount): An updated version of PatCount, written by Professor Maocheng Liang.

  • -BFSU ConcGram Lite: This is straightforward and easy-to-use tool for retrieving contiguous and non-contiguous bigrams with directonal variations based on the search of two target words.

Annotation tools ( 语料库标注工具 )

Statistical tools for corpus analysis ( 语料库统计工具 )

Specialised corpus tools ( 语料库分析专用工具 )

  • -BFSU Collocator (835KB) is a search-based collocation extraction tool which yields MI, MI3, T-score, Z-score, Log-Log, and Log likelihood scores of collocational strength. The tool works will raw and CLAWS-tagged PoS English texts, and does not work for texts of Chinese or other languages.

  • -BFSU English Sentence Segmenter 1.0 (447KB)

  • -Concordance Randomizer 1.2 (531KB)

  • -Concordance sampler 网友自制操作视频

  • -Keywords Plus 1.0 (1.87 MB) (an earlier release of Keywords Plus tool in which the resulting keywords are linked to their original concordance lines. This feature has not been retained in version 2.)

  • -Keywords Plus 2.0 (5.67 MB) (a free keyword generation tool based on the comparison of two corpora or wordlists. The tool is helpful of creating Chinese and English keyword lists, key Ngram lists and key POSgram lists.)

  • -Pattern Builder (7.2 MB) is an aid for those who are not familiar with regular expressions in searching PoS-tagged English texts.

  • -Readability Analyzer 1.0 (1.1MB): A tool which yields Readability indices, type/token ratio (TTR), standandarised type/token ratio (STTR), lemmatised TTR, lemmatised STTR, average word length, average sentence length, etc.

  • -BFSU HugeMind Readability Analyzer 2.0.

  • -Sub-corpus Creator: Sub-corpora can be extracted based on the text strings contained in filenames of texts or in-text metadata markup.

  • -SRT2TMX converter (双语SRT字幕转换为TMX格式工具) written by Linwei Yang

  • -Text Cleaning Library for PowerGREP (5.5KB)

  • -TextSmith Tools (6.1MB): This tool showcases a methodological innovation of a genre-informed phraseological profile across the discourse segments. TextSmith segments texts by an equal proportion, based on the users’ own intuitive estimation of the sections the imported texts might contain.

Data driven learning tools and resources ( 数据驱动学习工具 )

  • -BFSU Sentence Collector is a pedagogically motivated concordancing tool which allows users to refine search results according to sentence length and lexical difficulty. The results of the tool are displayed in complete sentences instead of the KWIC mode. To customise your own textual data for text collection. Please first of all segment the English texts on your own hard drive with BFSU Sentence Segmenter 1.0, and then mark up the unknown/new words based on a base word list with BFSU NewWords Marker 1.0 and save the data as an *.idx file into the index folder of BFSU Sentence Collector.

Useful tools and resources that were not developed by BFSU FLERIC members