Software tools for big data resources in family names dictionaries

Rambousek, A., Parkin, H. and Horak, A. 2018. Software tools for big data resources in family names dictionaries. Names: A Journal of Onomastics. 66 (4), pp. 246-255. doi:10.1080/00277738.2018.1453276

TitleSoftware tools for big data resources in family names dictionaries
TypeJournal article
AuthorsRambousek, A., Parkin, H. and Horak, A.
Abstract

This paper describes the design and development of specific software tools used during the creation of Family Names in Britain and Ireland (FaNBI) research project, started by the University of the West of England in 2010 and finished successfully in 2016. First, the overview of the project and methodology is provided. Next section contains the description of dictionary management tools and software tools to combine input data resources.

Keywordsfamily names dictionaries, dictionary writing systems, lexicographic processing of large data, born-digital dictionaries, family names etymology
JournalNames: A Journal of Onomastics
Journal citation66 (4), pp. 246-255
ISSN0027-7738
Year2018
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Accepted author manuscriptNames-FANBI-Tools-author manuscript.pdf
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1080/00277738.2018.1453276
Publication dates
Published09 Apr 2018

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