How can you transfer data to our
The transfer of speech material for various research purposes (linguistic, Slavistic,
psycholinguistic, folkoristic and others) to our server LiLab is carried out in
- Please inform us about your intention to transfer audiofiles and coordinated textfiles
to our server and make them accessible to the scientific community. Information necessary
to make the access successful should be carried out in accordance with the check list
- Send your material as an attachment to an email message.
- We test the material and transfer the necessary information into the file table,
samples of which you may find in audio files associated to papers
and acoustic data bases. Then we transfer the files to a
directory under your name where it remains accessible to the public - including you;
anyone may read it, hear it, or make copies of it. And we presume that you agree.
Of course, all of these steps might be accompanied by extensive correspondence.
Please fill in the file table in order to provide us with information
corresponding to the following check list:
- your e-mail;
- the format of your audiofiles (scanning frequency, resolution (8, 12 or 16 bit),
standard (*.au, wave, or other);
- the written text in standard format with references to the corresponding
- type of material: 1. acoustic citation, 2. audiotext, 3. (sample of a) data base;
- in the case of acoustic citation: list of audiofiles and the corresponding place
of citation in your publication;
- short description: monologue or dialogue, read or spontaneous, conditions of
registration, data concerning the speakers, ...
- if you present only samples of your material: information about the whole of your corpus
(with text, if you like), conditions of purchasing further parts.
This last item is important in order to restrict the material presented on our server
and to enable all those who are interested to gain access quickly and efficiently; to use
individual channels for further transfer of material.
We kindly request all of our users to make reference to the source of the material by
way of acknowledgements to the presenting party and to make use of our acoustic
citation by adding a corresponding note to your publication:
Audio files corresponding to the examples cited in this paper are accessible from the
server LiLab at http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/LiLab/
05. Mai 1998
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