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Proceedings of 2006 E-MELD Workshop

Working Group Reports


Alison Alvarez, Lori Levin, Robert Frederking, Erik Peterson & Simon Fung (Carnegie Mellon University)
Tools for Elicitation Corpus Creation [Abstract] [Word]

Deborah Anderson (University of California, Berkeley)
Endangered Languages in Unicode, Software, Fonts and Keyboards [Abstract] [Word]

Anthony Aristar (Wayne State University)
Toward Implementation of Best Practice: Other E-MELD Outcomes [PPT]

Helen Aristar-Dry (Eastern Michigan University) & Gary Simons (SIL International)
Preservation, Intelligibility, and Interoperability: E-MELD Vision of Digital Language Documentation [PDF]

Andrea Berez (Wayne State University) & Gary Holton (Alaska Native Language Center)
Designing community-tech workflows: A field linguist's guide to putting good practice language technology into the hands of speakers [Abstract] [PDF]

Moses Ekpenyong, Nnamso Umoh, Mfon Udoinyang, Golden Ibiang, Eno-Abasi Urua (University of Uyo, Nigeria) & Dafydd Gibbon (Universität Bielefeld, Germany)
Infrastructure to Empowerment: An OSWA+GIS model for documenting local languages [Abstract] [Word] [HTML]

Scott Farrar (University of Arizona)
A Universal Data Model for Linguistic Annotation Tools [Abstract] [PDF] [HTML]

Dafydd Gibbon (Universität Bielefeld)
Fieldwork Computing: PDA applications [Abstract] [PDF]

Jeff Good (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology / The Rosetta Project) & Calvin Hendryx-Parker (Six Feet Up, Inc.)
Modeling Contested Categorization in Linguistic Databases [Abstract] [PDF]

Chris Hellmuth, Alexander Nakhimovsky & Tom Myers (Colgate University)
Linguist's Toolbox and XML Technologies [Abstract] [Word] [HTML]

Trevor Johnston (Macquarie University) & Onno Crasborn (Radboud University)
The Use of Annotation Software in the Creation of Signed Language Corpora [Abstract] [PDF] [Word]

William D. Lewis (University of Washington/CSU Fresno), Scott Farrar (University of Arizona) & D. Terence Langendoen (National Science Foundation)
Linguistics in the Internet Age: Tools and Fair Use [Abstract] [PDF]

Manuela Noske (Microsoft Corporation) & Laura A. Otaala (University of Namibia at Windhoek)
A Database of Interlinear Glossed Ateso Texts [Abstract] [Word]

Thomas Schmidt (University of Hamburg), Christian Chiarcos (University of Potsdam), Timm Lehmberg (University of Hamburg), Georg Rehm, Andreas Witt & Erherd Hinrichs, (University of Tübingen)
Avoiding Data Graveyards: From Heterogeneous Data Collected in Multiple Research Projects to Sustainable Linguistic Resources [Abstract] [Word] [HTML]

Gary F. Simons (SIL International) & Baden Hughes (University of Melbourne)
GOLD as a Standard for Linguistic Data Interoperation : A road map for development [Abstract] [Word]

Thorsten Trippel (Bielefeld University)
The Missing Links in Documentary Linguistics: An approach to bridging the gap between annotation tools
[Abstract] [PDF] [HTML]

Panel on Archiving: Handouts

Joseph E. Grimes (SIL International and University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Designing Tools That Promote Archiving [Handout 1] [Handout 2]

Ulrike Kiefer, Robert Neumann (Förderverein für Jiddische Sprache und Kultur e.V.)
The Archive of the Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry in the Internet [Handout]

Nick Thieberger (Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC))
[Link] [Handout]

Robert E. Vann (Western Michigan University) [Paper][Handout]


Daan Broeder, Adarsh Mehta, Eric Auer, Freddy Offenga & Peter Wittenburg (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
LAT: MPI's Language Archiving Technology [Abstract] [Handout]

Dunstan Brown (University of Surrey)
The Archi Dictionary [Handout]

Östen Dahl and Ljuba Veselinova (Stockholm University)
Language Map Server [Abstract] [Handout]

Susanna Imrie (SIL International)
SIL FieldWorks Language Explorer [Handout]

Marc Kemps-Snijders (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), Sebastian Drude (Freie Universität Berlin) &
Peter Wittenburg (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Standards and Tools for Lexicon Manipulation [Abstract] [Handout]

William Lewis (University of Washington)
ODIN – Advanced Search [Abstract] [Handout]

Christopher Manning (Stanford University)
Delivering the Benefits of Best Practice Data: Lexicon exploration in Kirrkirr [Abstract]

Steven Moran & Shauna Eggers (University of Washington)
APEC: A tool for automatic phonological analysis of field data [Abstract] [Handout]

Colin Sprague (University of Chicago)
Alchemist [Handout]

Nick Thieberger (University of Melbourne)
Well It Works! Reflections on the Audiamus Model for Corpus Building and Where It Could Go from Here [Abstract] [Handout]

Sadie Williams (Eastern Michigan University), Andrea Berez (Wayne State University),
Gary Holton (Alaska Native Language Center), Helen Aristar-Dry & Veronica Grondona (Eastern Michigan University)
Dena'ina Qenaga Website and Digital Archive [Abstract] [Handout]

Working Group Reports

Group 1: Collecting primary texts [Report / Presentation]
Group 2: Transcription and annotation of primary data [Report / Presentation]
Group 3: Lexicon management [Report / Presentation]
Group 4: Corpus management and metadata [Report / Presentation]
Group 5: Resource transformation [Presentation]
Group 6: Resource and data discovery [Report / Presentation]
Summary: Concluding Remarks [PowerPoint / PDF]