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Martin Wynne is Senior Support Research Officer at the University of Oxford, and Head of the Oxford Text Archive, which also involves managing the distribution of the British National Corpus (BNC). Martin is based in the Oxford University Computing Services and the Oxford e-Research Centre, where he works on various projects in the Humanities, including the Digital Humanities at Oxford initiative, and he is a member of the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics. Martin is on the Executive Board of the CLARIN project, which is building a pan-European research infrastructure for research with language resources in the Humanities.
Martin's current research and teaching focus on corpus lingusitics, and developing infrastructure to support the use of corpora. He teaches a course on methodology in Hilary term, open to all members of the University, and will teach a module for the new Masters course in English Language in 2012. He is also currently working on projects involving the application of speech technology to obtaining transcripts from Oxford podcasts, hosting language resources on the Grid and in the Cloud, federated access and identity management, and the application of linguistic techniques to tracing the history of ideas.
Martin has worked at the Universities of Birmingham and Łódź, the Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Goldsmiths College, London, and Lancaster University. He studied Linguistics at Leeds University and French at Queen Mary College, London. The numerous research projects that he has worked on include French wordclass tagging; parallel text alignment; the BNC tag enhancement project; the Lancaster Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation project; the PELCRA Polish corpus building project; TELRI, building a resource infrastructure in central and eastern Europe, and the associated TRACTOR archive of language resources and tools; and building the BNC-Baby corpus.
In his spare time Martin plays football, skis, kayaks, appreciates medieval and renaissance art and architecture, travels, takes an interest in European history and culture, tries to speak foreign languages, and sometimes just sits around reading books or drinking martinis.
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