BrownLOBPassives: Frequency counts of passive verb phrases in the Brown and LOB...

Description Usage Format Author(s) References See Also

Description

This data set contains frequency counts of passive verb phrases for selected texts from the Brown corpus of written American English (Francis \& Kucera 1964) and the comparable LOB corpus of written British English (Johansson et al. 1978).

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 622 rows and the following columns:

id:

a unique ID for each text (character)

passive:

number of passive verb phrases

n_w:

total number of words in the genre category

n_s:

total number of sentences in the genre category

cat:

genre category code (A ... R; factor)

genre:

descriptive label for the genre category (factor)

lang:

descriptive label for the genre category

Author(s)

Stefan Evert <stefan.evert@fau.de>

References

Francis, W.~N. and Kucera, H. (1964). Manual of information to accompany a standard sample of present-day edited American English, for use with digital computers. Technical report, Department of Linguistics, Brown University, Providence, RI.

Johansson, Stig; Leech, Geoffrey; Goodluck, Helen (1978). Manual of information to accompany the Lancaster-Oslo/Bergen corpus of British English, for use with digital computers. Technical report, Department of English, University of Oslo, Oslo.

See Also

BrownPassives, LOBPassives


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