Corpus itWaC

itWaC is a 2 billion word corpus constructed from the Web limiting the crawl to the .it domain and using medium-frequency words from the Repubblica corpus and basic Italian vocabulary lists as seeds. The corpus was POS-tagged with the TreeTagger using this tagset, and lemmatized using the Morph-it! lexicon, more information available here.1)

Citing itWaC

M. Baroni, S. Bernardini, A. Ferraresi and E. Zanchetta. 2009. The WaCky Wide Web: A Collection of Very Large Linguistically Processed Web-Crawled Corpora. Language Resources and Evaluation 43(3): 209-226. (PDF to download)

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