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LINGUIST List 17.84

Thu Jan 12 2006

Confs: Ling Technologies/General Ling/London, UK

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        1.    Peter Austin, Workshop on Audio Recording, Digitisation and Archiving

Message 1: Workshop on Audio Recording, Digitisation and Archiving
Date: 11-Jan-2006
From: Peter Austin <pa2soas.ac.uk>
Subject: Workshop on Audio Recording, Digitisation and Archiving

Workshop on Audio Recording, Digitisation and Archiving

Date: 13-Feb-2006 - 13-Feb-2006
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Zara Pybus
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hrelp.org/events/workshops/elar1/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This workshop is presented by Dietrich Schueller, Phonogramarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences and will deal with fundamental issues in analgoue and digital audio and video capture and archiving. It will be of interest to media and archiving specialists as well as linguistic fieldworkers.

This workshop with be of interest to:

- those specialists who capture sound from analogue and digital sources and who archive audio or video (will be most interested in Part A)
- fieldworkers who work with audio, including linguists, ethnomusicologists, and anthropologists (will be most interested in Part B)

You can attend in the morning (Part A), afternoon (Part B), or both.
Places are limited and booking is essential ... download booking form

Part A (morning: 11am - 1pm)

Session 1: Principles of audio conversion and preservation (IASA-TC 03)
Topics include:
- A-D conversion
- Choosing digital resolution and file formats
- Digital to digital ingest
Session 2: Optimising signal extraction from magnetic tape
Topics include:
- Identifying and assessing track formats and misaligned recording heads
- Historical equalisations

Part B (afternoon: 2pm - 4pm)

Session 3: Field audio recording
Topics include:
- Microphone arrays, including psychoacoustic considerations
- Recording devices, post R-DAT
Session 4: Small scale digital archiving
Topics include:
- Manual approach to digital archiving
- Archiving in the field

Format of sessions

Sessions consist of a 30 minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions. Some sessions will involve more audience discussion.

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