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By Emanuela Cresti, Massimo Moneglia

The C-ORAL-ROM publication and DVD supply a different set of similar corpora of spontaneous speech for the most Romance languages, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The corpora are followed by means of comparative linguistic stories, versions and conventional linguistic measures of spoken language variability. every one corpus is equipped to an identical layout utilizing exact sampling ideas, and every corpus is gifted in multimedia layout, permitting simultaneous entry to aligned acoustic and textual details. Texts are headed with information regarding provenance, individuals, and so on. and the transcriptions exhibit adjustments of speaker. Speech acts are tagged in response to the proof of prosodic standards. every one corpus totals 300,000 phrases and offers formal and casual speech in various contexts of use, discussion constitution and textual content genres, semantic domain names and speech act typologies. The corpora have nice statistical relevance for spoken language buildings and will handle key concerns in human language know-how similar to speech acceptance in unrestricted discourse, the suitability of speech synthesis in average prosody, and multilingual purposes of the spoken language interface. The paintings offers new facts and leading edge theoretical views which are proper for corpus linguistics, romance linguistics, syntactic concept, speech and prosody examine, and moment language acquisition.
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G. 20/06/2001. @Place: Name of the city where the recording session took place. g. gossip between friends at home during dinner, not hidden, research participant. @Topic: The main topic dealt with in the speech event (max. g. traffic problems. g. LABLITA_CORPUS; CORPAIX. @Class: Set of fields identifying the session in accordance with the C-ORAL-ROM corpus structure, separated by commas. g. 12’ 15”. @Words: Number of words in the text file. @Acoustic_quality: Acoustic quality of the recording labelled according to specific criteria (A, B or C).

Qui. Sopra sì. No, ascolta. Qui sopra, sì. No. Ascolta. Qui. Sopra sì. No, ascolta. Qui. Sopra sì. No. Ascolta, qui sopra. Sì. [No. Listen. Here ? At the top ? ] [No. Listen here. ] [No. Listen. ] [No, listen, here. ] [No, listen. ] [No. Listen. Here. ] [No, listen. Here. ] [No. Listen, (what about) up here? ] Qui sì. Qui, sì. Qui. Sì. ] [Here. ] As the translations suggest, all the word groupings, which all correspond to distinct possible utterance boundaries, are consistent with the contextual domain.

C. Revision of tagging and specific challenge of terminal breaks by a third labeller in connection with the alignment. This process ensures control over inter-annotator relevance of tags and a maximum accuracy in the detection of terminal breaks. The accuracy with respect to non-terminal breaks is by definition lower.  Conventions for prosodic tagging in the transcripts Discriminating between terminal and non-terminal breaks is mandatory in all the C-ORAL-ROM transcripts. 3. Each symbol represents a type of break which is defined in the annotation schema which permits a very restricted set of alternatives.

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