International Corpus of English – the British component (ICE-GB)
The International Corpus of English (ICE) began in 1990 with the primary aim of providing material for comparative studies of varieties of English throughout the world. ICE-GB is the British component of the ICE corpus. It is fully grammatically annotated, permitting complex and detailed searches across the
Project leader: Survey of English Usage
Time of compilation: 1990–1998
Size: 1,061,264 words
Number of texts/samples: 500 texts of approximately 2,000 words each
Released: 1998 (version 1); 2006 (version 2)
Project home page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/projects/ice-gb/
Nelson, Gerald, Sean Wallis and Bas Aarts. 2002. Exploring Natural Language: Working with the British Component of the International Corpus of English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
A Quick Guide to the TOSCA/ICE Grammar
The ICE project is internationally coordinated by Dr Gerald Nelson at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
The ICE-GB project is coordinated by the Survey of English Usage.
Available on CD-ROM with ICECUP 3.1. Release 2 is aligned with the 300 audio recordings which are available as an optional extra.
CoRD Entry submitted on March 1, 2010 by Sean Wallis.