LINGUIST List 19.1092

Wed Apr 02 2008

Software: ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Update 4/08

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        1.    Helene Mazo, ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Update 4/08

Message 1: ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Update 4/08
Date: 01-Apr-2008
From: Helene Mazo <>
Subject: ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Update 4/08
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ELRA is happy to announce that 1 new Speech Resource, produced within theTechnolangue programme, is now available in its catalogue.

ELRA-S0272 MEDIA speech database for French

The MEDIA speech database for French was produced by ELDA within the Frenchnational project MEDIA (Automatic evaluation of man-machine dialoguesystems), as part of the Technolangue programme funded by the FrenchMinistry of Research and New Technologies (MRNT). It contains 1,258transcribed dialogues from 250 adult speakers. The method chosen for thecorpus construction process is that of a ‘Wizard of Oz’ (WoZ) system. Thisconsists of simulating a natural language man-machine dialogue. Thescenario was built in the domain of tourism and hotel reservation. Thesemantic annotation of the corpus is available in this catalogue andreferenced ELRA-E0024 (MEDIA Evaluation Package).

For more information, see:

For more information on the catalogue, please contact Valérie Mapelliat

Visit our on-line catalogue:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics                             Text/Corpus Linguistics

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