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1981 …2020

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2020

Investigating grammatical complexity in L2 English writing research: Linguistic description versus predictive measurement

Biber, D., Gray, B., Staples, S. & Egbert, J., Jul 2020, In : Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 46, 100869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lexical dispersion and corpus design

Egbert, J., Burch, B. & Biber, D., Apr 16 2020, In : International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 25, 1, p. 89-115 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistic Perspectives on Register

Goulart, L., Gray, B., Staples, S., Black, A., Shelton, A., Biber, D., Egbert, J. & Wizner, S., Jan 14 2020, In : Annual Review of Linguistics. 6, p. 435-455 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Reconceptualizing register in a continuous situational space

Biber, D., Egbert, J. & Keller, D., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Are law reports an 'agile' or an 'uptight' register? Tracking patterns of historical change in the use of colloquial and complexity features

Biber, D. E. & Gray, B., Jan 1 2019, Corpus-based Research on Variation in English Legal Discourse. Fanego, T. & Rodriguez-Puente, P. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 91. p. 149-169 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Discipline, level, genre: Integrating situational perspectives in a new MD analysis of university student writing

Gardner, S., Nesi, H. & Biber, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Linguistics. 40, 4, p. 646-674 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations
2018

Academic writing as a locus of grammatical change The development of phrasal complexity features

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2018, Studies in Corpus Linguistics. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 85. p. 117-146 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Do all roads lead to Rome? Modeling register variation with factor analysis and discriminant analysis

Egbert, J. & Biber, D. E., Sep 25 2018, In : Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. 14, 2, p. 233-273 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Expressing evaluation without grammatical stance: Informational persuasion on the web

Biber, D. E. & Zhang, M., Apr 1 2018, In : Corpora. 13, 1, p. 97-123 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Incorporating text dispersion into keyword analyses

Egbert, J. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Corpora. 14, 1, p. 77-104 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Lexis and grammar as complementary discourse systems for expressing stance and evaluation

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J. & Zhang, M., Jan 1 2018, The Construction of Discourse as Verbal Interaction. de los Angeles Gomez Gonzalez, M. & Mackenzie, J. L. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 201-226 26 p. (Pragmatics and Beyond New Series; vol. 296).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2017

Using corpus-based analysis to study register and dialect variation on the searchable web

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J. & Zhang, M., Jul 31 2017, Studies in Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics. Taylor and Francis, p. 83-111 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Academic Writing Development at the University Level: Phrasal and Clausal Complexity Across Level of Study, Discipline, and Genre

Staples, S., Egbert, J., Biber, D. E. & Gray, B., 2016, In : Written Communication. 33, 2, p. 149-183 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations

Exploring the Relationship Between TOEFL iBT Scores and Disciplinary Writing Performance

Biber, D. E., Reppen, R. & Staples, S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : TESOL Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

On the (non)utility of Juilland's D to measure lexical dispersion in large corpora

Biber, D. E., Reppen, R., Schnur, E. & Ghanem, R., 2016, In : International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 21, 4, p. 439-464 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Predicting Patterns of Grammatical Complexity Across Language Exam Task Types and Proficiency Levels

Biber, D., Gray, B. & Staples, S., Oct 1 2016, In : Applied Linguistics. 37, 5, p. 639-668 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Register Variation on the Searchable Web: A Multi-Dimensional Analysis

Biber, D. E. & Egbert, J., 2016, In : Journal of English Linguistics. 44, 2, p. 95-137 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Toward more accountability: Modeling ternary genitive variation in Late Modern English

Szmrecsanyi, B., Biber, D. E., Egbert, J. & Franco, K., Feb 23 2016, In : Language Variation and Change. 28, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Variationist versus text-linguistic approaches to grammatical change in English: Nominal modifiers of head nouns

Biber, D. E., Egbert, J., Gray, B., Oppliger, R. & Szmrecsanyi, B., May 3 2016, The Cambridge Handbook of English Historical Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, p. 351-375 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2015

Developing a bottom-up, user-based method of web register classification

Egbert, J., Biber, D. & Davies, M., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 66, 9, p. 1817-1831 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Evaluating reliability in quantitative vocabulary studies: The influence of corpus design and composition

Miller, D. & Biber, D., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 20, 1, p. 30-53 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Exploring the composition of the searchable web: A corpus-based taxonomy of web registers

Biber, D., Egbert, J. & Davies, M., Apr 1 2015, In : Corpora. 10, 1, p. 11-45 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Introduction

Biber, D. E. & Reppen, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Unknown Journal. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Phraseology

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2015, The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge University Press, p. 125-145 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
2014

Diachronic relations among speech-based and written registers in English

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 66-83 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations

Dimensions of variation among eighteenth-century speech-based and written registers

Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 200-214 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Historical shifts in the language of women and men: Gender differences in dramatic dialogue

Biber, D. & Burges, J., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 157-170 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Intra-textual variation within medical research articles

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 108-123 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

Introduction: Multi-dimensional analysis and the study of register variation

Biber, D. E. & Conrad, S., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 3-12 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

8 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Multi-dimensional methodology and the dimensions of register variation in English

Conrad, S. & Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 13-42 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Scopus citations

On the complexity of discourse complexity: A multi-dimensional analysis

Biber, D. E., Jun 11 2014, Variation in English: Multi-Dimensional Studies. Taylor and Francis, p. 215-240 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

On the exploitation of computerized corpora in variation studies

Biber, D. E. & Finegan, E., Jan 14 2014, English Corpus Linguistics. Taylor and Francis, p. 204-220 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations

Stance markers

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2014, Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook. Cambridge University Press, p. 219-248 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations

The expression of stance in nurse-patient interactions: An ESP perspective

Staples, S. & Biber, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Linguistic Insights. 200, p. 123-142 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

The ubiquitous oral versus literate dimension: A survey of multidimensional studies

Biber, D. E., Jan 1 2014, Measured Language: Quantitative Studies of Acquisition, Assessment, and Variation. Georgetown University Press, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Using multi-dimensional analysis to explore cross-linguistic universals of register variation

Biber, D., Mar 11 2014, In : Languages in Contrast. 14, 1, p. 7-34 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Variation in english: Multi-Dimensional Studies

Biber, D. E. & Conrad, S., Jun 11 2014, Taylor and Francis. 255 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Scopus citations
2013

Being Specific about Historical Change: The Influence of Sub-Register

Biber, D. & Gray, B., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of English Linguistics. 41, 2, p. 104-134 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Formulaic sequences and EAP writing development: Lexical bundles in the TOEFL iBT writing section

Staples, S., Egbert, J., Biber, D. & McClair, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 12, 3, p. 214-225 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Identifying multi-dimensional patterns of variation across registers

Biber, D. & Gray, B., Jan 1 2013, Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. Cambridge University Press, p. 402-420 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Lexical frames in academic prose and conversation

Gray, B. & Biber, D., May 28 2013, In : International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 18, 1, p. 109-136 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Pay Attention to the Phrasal Structures: Going Beyond T-Units-A Response to WeiWei Yang

Biber, D., Gray, B. & Poonpon, K., Mar 1 2013, In : TESOL Quarterly. 47, 1, p. 192-201 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Register and discourse analysis

Biber, D., Jan 1 2013, The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis. Taylor and Francis, p. 191-208 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

The third decade (1983-1993)

Biber, D., Aug 27 2013, In : Linguistics. 51, Jubilee, p. 15-17 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Corpus-Based and Corpus-driven Analyses of Language Variation and Use

Biber, D., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

Current conceptions of stance

Gray, B. & Biber, D. E., Sep 24 2012, Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 15-32 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

42 Scopus citations