Publications Martin Weisser

Work in Progress

Weisser, Martin. (in progress). Corpora and Speech Acts: How to Do Corpus Pragmatics on Pragmatically Annotated Data. Research monograph; manuscript currently 300 pages.

Weisser, Martin. (in progress). Ordinary Language Minus Philosophy – a Corpus-Oriented Re-Appraisal of Speech Acts. Article.

Weisser, Martin. (in progress). Distinguishing Between Levels of Meaning in Dialogues. Article.

Completed Work

Weisser, Martin. (forthcoming 2017). Annotating the ICE Corpora Pragmatically – Preliminary Issues & Steps. ICAME Journal, Vol. 41. pp. 181–214. DOI: 10.1515/icame-2017-0008.

Weisser, Martin. (2017). Corpora. In Barron, A., Gu, Y., & Steen, G. (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics. London: Routledge.

Weisser, Martin. (2016). Profiling Agents & Callers: a Dual Comparison Across Speaker Roles and British vs. American English. In Pickering, L., Friginal, E., & Staples, S. (Eds.). Talking at Work: Corpus-based Explorations of Workplace Discourse. pp. 99–126. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Chapter DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-49616-4_5.

Weisser, Martin. (2016). Practical Corpus Linguistics: an Introduction to Corpus-Based Language Analysis. Malden, MA & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Flyer. Review on the Linguist List.

Weisser, Martin. (2016). DART – the Dialogue Annotation and Research Tool. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 12(2), pp. 355-388. Article DOI: 10.1515/cllt-2014-0051.

Xu, Hai & Weisser, Martin. (2015). Anglocentrism in the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English. Proceedings of ASIALEX 2015, Hong Kong.

Weisser, Martin. (2015). The DART Manual Version 1.1. Application manual to accompany the Dialogue Annotation & Research Tool. 49 pages; only slightly revised from version 1.0.

Quan, Lihong & Weisser, Martin. (2015). A study of ‘self-repair’ operations in conversation by Chinese English learners. System, 49, pp. 39-49. Article DOI: 10.1016/j.system.2014.10.012.

Weisser, Martin. (2015). Speech act annotation. In Aijmer, K. & Rühlemann, C. (Eds.). Corpus Pragmatics: a Handbook. Cambridge: CUP. Chapter DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139057493.005.

Weisser, Martin. (2014). The DART Manual. Application manual to accompany the Dialogue Annotation & Research Tool. 49 pages.

Leech, Geoffrey & Weisser, Martin. (2013). The SPAADIA Annotation Scheme. 45 pages.

Weisser, Martin. (2012). Pragmatics in the analysis of discourse and interaction. In Chapelle, C.A. (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Bolton, Kingsley & Weisser, Martin. (2011; suspended). High-level proficiency in English as a second language and the use of English in Philippine call centres.

Bolton, Kingsley & Weisser, Martin. (2011; suspended). High proficiency interaction in Philippine call centres: towards a speech-act analysis.

Weisser, Martin. (2010). Annotating Dialogue Corpora Semi-Automatically: a Corpus-Linguistic Approach to Pragmatics. Habilitation (professorial) thesis, University of Bayreuth. 274 pages.

Weisser, Martin. (2009). Essential Programming for Linguistics. Edinburgh Advanced Textbooks in Linguistics. Edinburgh: EUP.

Weisser, Martin. (2008). Non-grammatical C-units in Discourse. In Povolná, R. & Dontcheva-Navratilova, O. (Eds.). Discourse and Interaction. Vol.1, Issue 1. Brno: Masaryk University. pp. 147-157. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2008). Teaching Academic English: Theory & Practice. In Tollett, A. (Ed). English Studies and Language Teaching, Volume 3. Pilzen: University of West Bohemia. pp. 161-180. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2007). The Text Feature Analyser – a Flexible Tool for Comparing Different Levels of Text Complexity. In Schmied/Haase/Povolná (Eds.). Complexity and Coherence: Approaches to Linguistic Research and Language Teaching. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag. pp. 49-63. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2006). Computational Philology. In Schmied/Oloruntoba/Jolayemi (Eds.). (forthcoming). Pragmatics, Language and Literature: Essays in Honour of Prof. Efurosibina Adegbija. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2004). Processing Korean Dialogue: a first attempt... In Kang, Beom-mo, Park, Byung-sun, Lee, Bong-won, Cho, Jin-Hyun (Eds.). 코퍼스와 어휘 데이터베이스 (Corpus and Lexical Database). Seoul: Worin. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2004). Tagging Dialogues in SPAACy. In Véronis, J. (ed.). (2004). Traitement Automatique des Langues: Le traitement automatique des corpus oraux. Volume 45 – n° 2/2004. pp. 131-157.

Leech, Geoffrey, & Weisser, Martin. (2003). Generic Speech Act Annotation for Task-Oriented Dialogue. In Archer/Rayson/Wilson/McEnery (Eds.) Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics (2003 Conference. Lancaster University: UCREL Technical Papers, vol. 16. PDF version

Weisser, Martin. (2002). Determining Generic Elements in Dialogue. In Language, Information and Lexicography Vol. 12-13). 25th, December 2003. Institute of Language and Information Studies, Yonsei University. pp. 131-156. PDF Version

Weisser, Martin. (2002). SPAACy – A Semi-Automated Tool for Annotating Dialogue Acts. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Vol. 8.1.

Leech, Geoffrey & Weisser, Martin. (2002). Pragmatics and Dialogue. In Mitkov, R. (Ed.) (2003). The Oxford Handbook of Computational Linguistics. Oxford: OUP.

Weisser, Martin. (2001). A Corpus-Based Methodology for Comparing and Evaluating Native and Non-Native Speaker Accents. PhD: Lancaster University. PDF version (not quite as nice as the original Word version).

Weisser, Martin. (2001). Review: Programming for Corpus Linguistics. Literary and Linguistic Computing. Vol. 16, No. 4, 2001.

Weisser, Martin. (2001). A corpus-based methodology for comparing and evaluating different accents. In Rayson/Wilson/McEnery/Hardie/Khoja (Eds.). Proceedings of the Corpus Linguistics 2001 Conference. Lancaster University: UCREL Technical Papers, vol. 13. PDF version

Leech, Geoffrey/Weisser, Martin/Wilson, Andrew/Grice, Martine. (2000). Survey and Guidelines for the Representation and Annotation of Dialogue. In Gibbon/Mertins/Moore. (Eds). (2000). Handbook of Multimodal and Spoken Language Systems. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Weisser, Martin. (2000). Programming Excel 97/2000: A Workbook & Guide. Lancaster: Information Systems Services.

Weisser, Martin. (1999). Review: Computational and Conversational Discourse : Burning Issues – An Interdisciplinary Account. Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol.14, No. 2, 1999.

Weisser, Martin. (1997). Naturalness and Spoken Data. In Kyratzis, S. & Banerjee, J. (Eds.). (2001). Data in Applied Linguistics. Lancaster: Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language, Lancaster University. ISBN: 1 86220 118 8. PDF version


Some Recent Presentations

Weisser, Martin. (2015). The Text Annotation and Research Tool (TART). Paper presented at Corpus Linguistics 2015. Lancaster University, UK, on 21st July 2015.

Xu, Hai & Weisser, Martin. (2015). Anglocentrism in the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English. Paper presented at ASIALEX 2015, Hong Kong, on 25th June 2015.

Weisser, Martin. (2015). Pragmatic Annotation & Analysis in DART. Extended Software Presentation at ICAME 36. Trier, Germany, May 2015.

Weisser, Martin. (2014). Pragmatic Annotation & Analysis in DART. Workshop presented at the 5th HAAL Conference of the Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, on 7th July 2014.

Weisser, Martin. (2014). Annotating the HKCSE Pragmatically. Paper presented at the Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (APCLC 2014), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, on 7th March 2014.

Weisser, Martin. (with Kingsley Bolton). (2011). The English of Philippine Call Centre Agents. Paper presented at the IAWE 2011 Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, on 24th November 2011.