Corpora: New LDC Corpus

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     * 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation Speech and Transcripts *

    The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is pleased to announce the
    availability of the 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation Speech and Transcripts.
    This evaluation is part of an ongoing series of periodic evaluations
    conducted by NIST. These evaluations provide an important contribution
    to the direction of research efforts and the calibration of technical

    The purpose of the 1997 HUB4 English Evaluation is to foster research on
    the problem of accurately transcribing broadcast news speech and to
    measure objectively the state of the art. This single disc publication
    contains material drawn from television and radio shows. Transcriptions
    are included.

    For further information, including online documentation and a link to
    the 1997 NIST Evaluation Plan for Broadcast News web page, 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.

            * Please note that a license agreement is *
            * required of both members and nonmembers. *

    The member license is available at:

    The nonmember at:

    License agreements can be faxed to 215 573 2175.


    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.

    Linguistic Data Consortium Phone: (215) 573-1275
    3615 Market Street Fax: (215) 573-2175
    Suite 200 email:
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-2608 www:

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