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In computing, plain text is the contents of an ordinary sequential file readable as textual material without much processing, usually opposed to formatted text. The encoding has traditionally been either ASCII, one of its many derivatives such as ISO/IEC 646 etc., or sometimes EBCDIC. Unicode is today gradually replacing the older ASCII derivatives limited to 7 or 8 bit codes. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Plain text)

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Metadata related to 'plain text' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'plain text': 29 (1.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'plain text' across all Ariadne articles: 40
  • Average number of references to 'plain text' per Ariadne article: 1.38
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'plain text': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'plain text': 2.5 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'plain text':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brett burridge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jessie hey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. rachel heery (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. tim davies (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Towards Interoperabilty of European Language Resources

Sophia Ananiadou and colleagues describe an ambitious new initiative to accelerate Europe-wide language technology research, helped by their work on promoting interoperability of language resources.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

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