Corpora: New Release from the LDC

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              * 1998 HUB5 English Evaluation *

    The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is pleased to announce the
    availability of the 1998 HUB5 English Evaluation. The 1998 Hub-5
    Evaluation is part of an ongoing series of evaluations conducted by
    NIST. The focus of the evaluation was on the task of transcribing
    conversational telephone speech into text. The evaluation material
    was drawn from the LDC publications, LDC97S62 SWITCHBOARD-1 Release 2,
    LDC98S75 Switchboard-2 Phase 1, and LDC97S42 CALLHOME American English

    For further information, including a link the NIST 1998 HUB5 English
    Evaluation pages, please visit:

    Institutions that have membership in the LDC during the 2002
    Membership Year will be able to receive this corpus free of charge.
    Nonmembers may purchase this publication for $1000.

    If you need additional information before placing your order, or
    would like to inquire about membership in the LDC, please send email to
    <> or call (215) 573-1275.

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