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KorAP: Frequently Asked Questions

This document puts together the most frequent questions and issues that we have encountered so far. Please feel welcome to ask further questions via e-mail.

Where is the source code?

Parts of KorAP are already available on GitHub, and we will publish more components in the future.

Why do some queries take a long time to finish, or in the end yield no results?

In the alpha phase, part of our tasks is to optimize the system. In the beginning, one may expect some actions to take an inordinate amount of time, but this is getting better and better. If you notice a persistent failure in some specific case, please be so kind as to let us know.

I want to report an issue, how do I do it?

Please refer to our public ticketing system for the frontend at GitHub, to report on any issues. If you don't have a GitHub account, please send us an e-mail.

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Citation Help

Recent publications to refer to DeReKo as linguistic research data

IDS (2020a): Deutsches Referenzkorpus / Archiv der Korpora geschriebener Gegenwartssprache 2020-I (Release vom 21.01.2020).
Mannheim: Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache. PID: 00-04B6-B898-AD1A-8101-4.

Kupietz, Marc/Lüngen, Harald/Kamocki, Paweł/Witt, Andreas (2018): The German Reference Corpus DeReKo: New Developments – New Opportunities
In: Calzolari, Nicoletta/Choukri, Khalid/Cieri, Christopher/Declerck, Thierry/Goggi, Sara/Hasida, Koiti/Isahara, Hitoshi/Maegaard, Bente/Mariani, Joseph/Mazo, Hélène/Moreno, Asuncion/Odijk, Jan/Piperidis, Stelios/Tokunaga, Takenobu (Hrsg.): Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018). Miyazaki: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 2018. S. 4353-4360.

Kupietz, Marc/Belica, Cyril/Keibel, Holger/Witt, Andreas (2010): The German Reference Corpus DeReKo: A primordial sample for linguistic research
In: Calzolari, Nicoletta et al. (eds.): Proceedings of the 7th conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010). Valletta, Malta: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 1848-1854.

Recent publications to refer to KorAP as a tool for research

Kupietz, Marc/Diewald, Nils/Margaretha, Eliza/Bodmer, Franck/Stallkamp, Helge/Harders, Peter (2020): Recherche in Social-Media-Korpora mit KorAP
In: Marx, Konstanze/Lobin, Henning/Schmidt, Axel (Hrsg.), Deutsch in Sozialen Medien. Interaktiv, multimodal, vielfältig, Jahrbuch des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache 2019. de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston, pp. 373–378.

Diewald, Nils/Hanl, Michael/Margaretha, Eliza/Bingel, Joachim/Kupietz, Marc/Bański, Piotr/Witt, Andreas (2016): KorAP architecture - Diving in the Deep Sea of Corpus Data
In: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016). European Language Resources Association (ELRA), May 23th–28th 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, pp. 3586–3591.