LINGUIST List 19.3854

Tue Dec 16 2008

Software: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update

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        1.    Helene Mazo, ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update

Message 1: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update
Date: 15-Dec-2008
From: Helene Mazo <>
Subject: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update
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New!A more robust search engine has been integrated to our catalogues. You maynow use either the new standard search from the catalogues' main page orthe extended search controlled thanks to three drop-down lists ('Match','Format' and 'Sort'). Direct access to the controlled search is given below:- ELRA Catalogue: Universal Catalogue:

ELRA is happy to announce that 1 new WordNet database and 2 new SpeechResources are now available in its catalogue:

ELRA-M0047 Czech WordNetThe Czech WordNet captures nouns, verbs, adjectives, and partly adverbs,and contains 28,201 word senses (synsets). Every synset encodes theequivalence relation between several literals (at least one is present),having a unique meaning, belonging to one and the same part of speech, andexpressing the same lexical meaning. Each Czech synset is related to thecorresponding synset in the Princeton WordNet 2.0. via its identificationnumber ID. There is at least one language-internal relation between asynset and another synset in the database.For more information, see:

ELRA-S0294 CHIEDE Corpus: a spontaneous child language corpus of SpanishThe spontaneous child language corpus, CHIEDE, consists of 58,163 words, in30 texts, with 7 hours and 53 minutes of recordings and 59 childparticipants. About a third of the whole corpus is formed by child languageand the remaining two thirds by adult speech. The main feature of CHIEDE isthe interactions spontaneity: texts are recordings of communicativesituations in their natural context.For more information, see:

ELRA-S0295 LILA Korean databaseThe LILA Korean database comprises 1,000 Korean speakers (500 males and 500females) recorded over the Korean mobile telephone network. Each speakeruttered around 60 read and spontaneous items.For more information, see:

For more information on the catalogue, please contact Valérie

Visit our On-line Catalogue: http://catalog.elra.infoVisit the Universal Catalogue: http://universal.elra.infoArchives of ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Updates:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics