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Methods for transcription and forced alignment of a legacy speech corpus

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This paper describes the transcription and forced alignment of the Digital Archive of Southern Speech (DASS), a subset of the Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States comprising 372 hours of recordings (64 interviews) conducted across eight southern U.S. states from 1968 to 1983. This project provides a large corpus of historical, semi-spontaneous Southern speech, time-Aligned to the audio for acoustic analysis. Manual orthographic transcription of full DASS interviews is carried out according to ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1121/2.0000559

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Linguistics Philology & Phonetics
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8759-1717
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Renwick
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Publisher:
Acoustical Society of America Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Article number:
060001
Host title:
Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics
Publication date:
2017-09-11
Acceptance date:
2017-08-01
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ISSN:
1939-800X
Source identifiers:
799646
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pubs:799646
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uuid:8ab55028-6882-4635-bbad-5cbf0447dad5
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pubs:799646
Deposit date:
2018-02-01

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