LINGUIST List 12.1948

Wed Aug 1 2001

FYI: ELRA News, Moderated Chat: Barbara Wallraff

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <lydialinguistlist.org>


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  1. Magali Duclaux, ELRA news
  2. Wordsmith, Moderated Chat - Barbara Wallraff

Message 1: ELRA news

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 10:50:46 +0200
From: Magali Duclaux <duclauxelda.fr>
Subject: ELRA news

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ELRA
European Language Resources Association
ELRA News
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We are happy to announce new resources available via ELRA:

ELRA S0111 Logotypografia database - Eleftherotypia Journal speech 
		database
ELRA S0112 Persian speech database Farsdat
ELRA W0027 An-Nahar Newspaper text corpus

A description of each database is given below:

ELRA S0111 Logotypografia database - Eleftherotypia Journal speech 
		database

The Eleftherotypia Journal speech database consists of Greek read
material. It includes the recordings of 120 speakers, male and female,
for about 72 hours of speech material.

ELRA S0112 Persian speech database - Farsdat

The Persian Speech Database comprises the recordings of 300
native speakers, from 10 different dialect regions of Iran. 6000
utterances were segmented and labelled, including 386 phonetically
balanced sentences.

ELRA W0027 An-Nahar Newspaper text corpus

The An-Nahar Newspaper Text Corpus comprises articles in Arabic
(Lebanon) from 1995 to 2000 (6 years) stored as HTML files on
CDRom media. Each year contains 45 000 articles and 24 million
words.

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For further information, please contact:

ELRA/ELDA
55-57 rue Brillat-Savarin
F-75013 Paris, France

T�l. : +33 01 43 13 33 33
Fax : +33 01 43 13 33 30

Email: mapellielda.fr

or consult our catalogue at the following address:
http://www.icp.grenet.fr/ELRA/home.html
or http://www.elda.fr
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Message 2: Moderated Chat - Barbara Wallraff

Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 15:19:48 -0400
From: Wordsmith <infowordsmith.org>
Subject: Moderated Chat - Barbara Wallraff

Announcing online chat with Barbara Wallraff, a senior editor at the
Atlantic Monthly, on August 1, 2001 at 8 PM Eastern (GMT -4). The topic
of the chat is "Word Court." For more details, or to join the chat, visit
http://wordsmith.org/chat
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