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This book has evolved from a Workshop on Computerized Speech Corpora, held at Lancaster University in 1993. It brings together the findings presented in a clear and coherent manner, focussing on the advantages and disadvantages of particular transcription or mark-up practice.
Table of Contents
List of Acronyms List of Contributors Editor's General Introduction
Part A: Issues and Practices Introduction 1. Principles and alternative systems in the transcription, coding and mark-up of spoken discourse 2. Theoretical issues: transcribing the untranscribable 3. Adequacy, user-friendliness, and practicality in transcribing 4. Whole-text analysis in computerised spoken discourse 5. The text encoding initiative: an overview 6. The approach of the Text Encoding Initiative to the encoding of spoken discourse 7. From theory to practice
Part B: Applications and More Specialised Uses Introduction 8. Transcription, segmentation and analysis: corpora from the language-impaired 9. Corpora of disordered language 10. Discourse considerations in transcription and analysis 11. Code switching: a problem for transcription and text encoding 12. Linking prosodic transcription to the time dimension 13. Grammar tagging of the spoken part of the British National Corpus: a progress report 14. Publishing a spoken and written corpus on CD ROM: the HCRC Map Task Experience
Part C: Samples and Systems of Transcription Introduction 15. The survey of English usage and the London-Lund Corpus:computerizing manual prosodic transcription. 16. The COBUILDSpoken Corpus: transcription conventions 17. Recycling an old corpus: converting the SEC into the MARSEC database 18. The International Corpus of English: mark up for spoken language 19. The BNC Spoken Corpus 20. The Bergen Corpus of London Teenager Language (COLT)
Bibliography references Subject index Index of Person's names.
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