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       An extremely brief and basic
         introduction to Elan and
               Transcriber

 Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
            OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 1
                                 Plan of talk
•   A concise glossary
•   The usefulness of tools
•   Using Elan
•   Using Transcriber
•   Closing remarks



      Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
                 OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 2
               A concise glossary
• Annotation
  – Information, such as part of speech labels, added
    to a speech signal (signed or spoken).
• Alignment
  – Organization of multiple strings of data in a multi-
    linear format. Also, synchronization of text, audio
    and/or video files.
• Transcription
  – A representation of a speech signal (signed or
    spoken).

     Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
                OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 3
                                 Plan of talk
•   A concise glossary
•   The usefulness of tools
•   Using Elan
•   Using Transcriber
•   Closing remarks



      Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
                 OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 4
        The usefulness of tools
• What they offer
  – Facilitate gathering of media and linguistic
    information for annotation, alignment and
    transcription
  – Interoperability
  – Many export to decent XML
• Hurdles
  – (Somewhat) steep learning curve
  – Can easily tweak your way right out of best
    practice
  – A lot goes andatTranscription:Society of America and basic introduction–toAnaheim 5Transcriber
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                                 Plan of talk
•   A concise glossary
•   The usefulness of tools
•   Using Elan
•   Using Transcriber
•   Closing remarks



      Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
                 OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 6
Annotation, Alignment and Transcription: An extremely brief and basic introduction to Elan and Transcriber
           OLAC Tutorial at the Linguist Society of America Annual Meeting 2007 – Anaheim 7

								
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