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LINGUIST List 18.2192

Fri Jul 20 2007

FYI: IRENE (Image, Reconstruct, Erase Noise, etc.)

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        1.    Dave Sayers, IRENE (Image, Reconstruct, Erase Noise, etc.)


Message 1: IRENE (Image, Reconstruct, Erase Noise, etc.)
Date: 19-Jul-2007
From: Dave Sayers <dave.sayerscantab.net>
Subject: IRENE (Image, Reconstruct, Erase Noise, etc.)
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This sounds as if it might be of interest to historical linguists with some
dusty old recordings. The Library of Congress' Preservation Directorate
have a new technology for digitising analogue formats such as LPs, and
removing noise that had previously made them unusable.

More info here:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11851842

and here:

http://www.loc.gov/blog/?p=130

And the IRENE homepage is here:

http://irene.lbl.gov/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics



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