Corpus Pattern Analysis?

I’ve never heard of [corpus pattern analysis][cpa], but the description sounds interesting: “The basis principle of this work is to attach meanings to patterns of usage (“constructions”or words in context), rather than to words in isolation.” Sounds like folklore to me. See [Patrick Hanks’ page][ph] for more information.

[cpa]: http://nlp.fi.muni.cz/projects/cpa/
[ph]: http://www.patrickhanks.com/index.html