A Gold Standard Marathi Raw Text Corpus

A Gold Standard Marathi Raw Text Corpus

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Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the official language of Maharashtra state of India. 
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Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the official language of Maharashtra state of India. 

Marathi Text Corpus encoded in a machine readable form and stored in a standard format. The major encoding being used is Unicode and stored in XML format. The data is embedded with metadata information. The corpus has been created from contemporary text in typed and crawled methods. LDC-IL Marathi Text Corpus size is 21,57,078 words drawn from 678 different titles. The six major domains are Aesthetics, Commerce, Official Documents, Social Sciences, Mass Media and Science & Technology. A much more detailed explanation of the Marathi Text Corpus will be available in the Marathi Text Corpus Documentation.

Overview

Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the official language of Maharashtra state of India. Marathi is primarily spoken in Maharashtra (India) and parts of neighboring states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka (Particularly the bordering districts of Belgaum, Bidar, Gulbarga and Uttara Kannada), union-territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.  LDC-IL Marathi Text Corpus developed according to various factors such as quality of the text, representativeness, retrievable format,  size of corpus, authenticity etc. For collecting text corpus LDC-IL adopts a standard category list of various domains and a prior set of criteria. The corpus of Marathi text can be broadly classified as literary and non- literary texts. Huge amount of literary texts are available in Marathi but scientific texts are less thus LDC-IL attempts to develop balanced text corpora of Marathi. Data has been collected from books, magazines and newspapers and it is verified to true to the original texts then warehoused.

More detailed explanation of the Marathi Text Corpus will be available in the Marathi Raw Text Corpus Documentation.

    For any research based citations, please use the following citations:

    • Choudhary, Narayan & L. Ramamoorthy. 2019. "LDC-IL Raw Text Corpora: An Overview"  in  Linguistic Resources for AI/NLP in Indian Languages, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore. pp. 1-10.

    Item specifics

    • Authors Ramamoorthy L., Narayan Choudhary, Saurabh Varik, Bhageshree Khandale, Gajanan R Apine, Apurva P. Betkekar, Godavari Thakur
    • Corpus Type Raw Corpus
    • Catalogue Number 1151
    • ISBN 978-81-7343-250-7
    • Data Source Typed+Cleaned
    • Character Count 14487861
    • Word Count 2157078
    • Release Date 04/04/2019
    • Terms and Conditions General instructions for use of the resources provided by LDC-IL.
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