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Query:   Sum: names in corpora
Author:  Kristine Hasund
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   A WHILE AGO, I POSTED A MESSAGE ON LINGUIST AND CORPORA REQUESTING
INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIFFERENT CONVENTIONS THAT ARE USED TO PROTECT
THE IDENTITY OF INFORMANTS IN SPOKEN CORPORA.

I WISH TO THANK THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO KINDLY REPLIED:

GERALD NELSON
ANTOINETTE RENOUF
BERNADETTE VINE
SVENJA SACHWEH
SUSAN MEREDITH BURT
CHRISTINE CHEEPEN
MARCO ANTONIO DA ROCHA
BILL FISHER
DAN I. SLOBIN

BELOW IS A (LONGGISH!) SUMMARY OF THE ANSWERS I GOT TO THE FOLLOWING
QUESTIONS:

- TO WHAT EXTENT HAVE LAST NAMES, FIRST NAMES AND ADDRESSES BEEN ERASED
FROM TAPE/VIDEO RECORDINGS AND REPLACED BY FICTITIOUS NAMES IN THE
TRANSCRIPTIONS?

- IF FIRST NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED AS WELL AS LAST NAMES AND ADDRESSES,
WHAT WERE THE REASONS GIVEN FOR DOING SO? (LEGAL, ETHICAL, OR OTHER)

- WERE NAMES CHANGED MANUALLY OR AUTOMATICALLY (EG BY MEANS OF A

LL Issue: 8.678
Date Posted: 07-May-1997
Original Query: Read original query