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Catalan General Crawling

De Gibert Bonet, Ona; Armengol-Estapé, Jordi; Carrino, Casimiro Pio; Melero, Maite; Villegas, Marta

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    title = "Are Multilingual Models the Best Choice for Moderately Under-resourced Languages? {A} Comprehensive Assessment for {C}atalan",
    author = "Armengol-Estap{\'e}, Jordi  and
      Carrino, Casimiro Pio  and
      Rodriguez-Penagos, Carlos  and
      de Gibert Bonet, Ona  and
      Armentano-Oller, Carme  and
      Gonzalez-Agirre, Aitor  and
      Melero, Maite  and
      Villegas, Marta",
    booktitle = "Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: ACL-IJCNLP 2021",
    month = aug,
    year = "2021",
    address = "Online",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    url = "",
    doi = "10.18653/v1/2021.findings-acl.437",
    pages = "4933--4946",

The Catalan General Crawling Corpus is a 435-million-token web corpus of Catalan built from the web. It has been obtained by crawling the 500 most popular .cat and .ad domains during July 2020. It consists of 434.817.705 tokens, 19.451.691 sentences and 1.016.114 documents. Documents are separated by single new lines. It is a subcorpus of the Catalan Textual Corpus.

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