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Data Collection

Birch, Bruce


This chapter provides theoretical background to the task of data collection by examining key issues including control over primary data, context, and contextual variation and the observer�s paradox. The concept of a data collection continuum is introduced and problem of context is discussed, in particular how the existence of different types of linguistic context and the interaction between contexts impacts on primary data. Likewise, the closely related issues of �observer effects� and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199571932.001.0001


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