Research Areas

Broadly speaking, the Halliday Centre specialises in corpus linguistics, language education, natural language processing, sociolinguistics and translation studies. Some of the more specific areas are listed below.

Natural Language Processing

  • Biomedical information extraction
    • Terminology recognition
    • Terminology management
    • Terminology translation
  • Computer assisted language learning
  • Event recognition and extraction
  • Genre and register computation
  • Grammatical annotation
    • Syntactic parsing
    • Word-class tagging
  • Semantic annotation
    • Appraisal analysis
    • Dialogue act recognition
    • Logical semantic relation annotation
    • Theme-Rheme annotation
    • Transitivity process annotation
  • Textual annotation
    • The HCLS Tagger