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Tallers de lexicografia: Lexicom 2008

Lexicom 2008. Annual Workshop in Lexicography and Lexical Computing

For lexicographers, linguists and computer scientists working together from corpus data to dictionary entry.

Led by the Lexicography MasterClass: Sue Atkins, Adam Kilgarriff and Michael Rundell, Lexicom is an intensive one-week workshop, where seminars on theoretical issues alternate with practical sessions at the computer, working in small groups, each person with his/her own computer.



Date: July 10th-15th 2008
immediately prior to the 13th EURALEX conference

Venue: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Rambla building - Rooms 226, 228, 230

La Rambla 30-32
08002 Barcelona (Spain)

Workshop language: English


  1. designing and building text corpora
  2. software for analyzing corpus data
  3. designing and using dictionary databases
  4. Frame Semantics and its application to lexicography
  5. corpus analysis: discovering word senses, recording contextual information
  6. writing entries for dictionaries & lexicons

The workshop also includes two 'master classes': one in advanced corpus-based lexicography (including bilingual entries) and the other in lexical computing.

Who the course is for

The workshop is suitable for people with a background in one or more of the following:

The course will start at 9am, Thursday 10th July. We shall work 9-5 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, and on Tuesday until 1pm, allowing time for participants to take a break before attending the opening session of EURALEX. Sunday will be a free day.

Coffees, lunches and a course dinner will be provided.

Fees and registration

Fill in the joint online registration form to carry out the registration for LEXICOM 2008 and/or Euralex 2008. The number of available places is limited.
May 05 2008
May 05 2008
Regular registration fee 980 Euros
1080 Euros
Reduced registration fee for full-time students
(they will be required to show evidence of their status)
490 Euros 540 Euros
If on your contact information you chose one of the countries in the list, you will receive a 50% discount on Lexicom's registration fee. 50% discount

Getting to the LEXICOM venue

Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Edifici Rambla
La Rambla 30-32
08002 Barcelona

Metro: L3 (green line). <Drassanes>
Bus lines: 14, 59

>>Locate the address in the city plan

Travel & Accomodation information

See Practical information for Euralex 2008 congress

Further information

If you need more information about the content and suitability of the workshop, please contact the Lexicography MasterClass. For practical issues, please contact Group InfoLex