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Automated French/Italian/German to IPA transcription

I'm looking for a website or software that will take text written in a source language and produce a transcription in IPA. The languages I am interested in are French, Italian and German, but if you ...
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Convert audio recording of word to IPA representation

Are the any open source tools/software libraries to convert an audio clip to its IPA representation? If so, are they accurate? If not, why not? Here is a Gaelic word I wish to convert: Ogg format: ...
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Best method for building a learner corpus for DDL

I'm looking for a set of free and (somewhat) easy tools that I can use with my EFL writing students next semester. I want to analyze their initial essays and look for common errors that can be ...
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Tools to annotate (categorise) sentences from a sentence corpus

I have a corpus consisting of sentences that are to be categorised in order to train a text categorisation algorithm. I am looking for a (preferably web-based) tool that: Allows me to input a list ...
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How to work on annotating AND sentence-aligning parallel texts?

There are plenty of software programs facilitating interlinear transcription (e.g. Toolbox, Fieldworks Language Explorer). There's also a number of tools that allow you to work on aligning parallel ...
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Are there any linguistic toollkits for PowerShell or .NET?

In the past when I was an active Python coder I played a bit with NLTK and learned some basic linguistic terminology. But meanwhile I shifted to PowerShell and I have abandoned coding in Python. ...
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Tool for building a corpus by crawling the web?

Often I want to make my own corpus of a new language I've become interested in. I'm very happy to make my own tools and have plenty of programming experience. I have made my own tool to gather plain ...
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Online tool for IPA pronunciation synthesis

I've already found this tool from 0n0e.com but the problem is that it pronounces the words too quickly. Is there any other phoneme synthesis online which speaks a bit slower?
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Is there a web-based corpus tools that I can upload and use with my own corpus?

I am looking for a ready-made concordancer or collocator with a simple search interface that I can upload on my website and have my students use to search a custom corpus. I have been working with ...
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A tool to replace all words with antonyms

Are there a site or a tool, which can go through a big text and replace every word with an antonym of it? If there are none, then a tool, which translates into a hand-made language would help. I.e ...
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What are the open-source tools available for Czech text normalization (for spoken transcription)?

I am looking to perform following normalization for speech-to-text and text-to-speech. Let's look at the examples: V její dlouhé historii bychom našli celou řadu důležitých dat a jedním z nich je ...
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How to find most common expressions starting with "iron"?

I want to find a list of 2-word expressions starting with iron: i.e. ironing board, iron filings, iron bridge Can you suggest a vocabulary tool for that?
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Parse Tree Formatter Tools?

I am looking for tools that can format parse trees. I want to be able to collapse and expand them. I understand that collapsing them is rather simple with regex or even simple search and replace, ...
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Command line tools for querying corpuses

I've built myself a little corpus that I'm using for language-learning. However, I'm reaching the limits of standard command-line tool-chain: grep and friends. For example, I might look for ...
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annotation tool to work with XML Schema

Is there an annotation tool which can create annotation tasks automatically using an XML schema? The desirable annotation markup may be specified with an XML schema file. I'd like to be able to ...
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What are the best NLP sentence alignment tools?

Which tools are worthwhile for aligning sentences from pairs of paragraphs of source and target languages.
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How relevant is WordNet nowadays?

How relevant is WordNet (both the original Princeton's and all other WordNets) as a tool for researchers now, decades later? Do researchers consider it valuable? And does the general research ...
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Libs or APIs for removing background noise from voice input?

The effect of background noise on speech recognition is not good. Are there libs or APIs for removing background noise from voice input? Ideally language-agnostic or tuned for the top 100+ languages,...
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IPA to plain simple English translator

I'm working on a website(*) that provides word pronunciation guides for a general audience that cannot be expected to know IPA symbols. It would be enormously helpful to have a tool where I could ...
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Corpora Tools for Cataloguing and Phonetic Markup?

I'm creating an annotated corpus of poetry annotated with accent, alliteration, rhythm, and phonetics. I'd like it to handle and input poetry in multiple languages but still be able to add markup (...
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Computer generated/aided glossing

I want to experiment with innovative ways of presenting a written text on a printed page to help a non-native speaker to read it. The example I have in mind is the Iliad for people whose native ...
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Tool for finding recombinations of syllables that yield words

(I know that the title of this question is quite opaque, but I'm having a hard time explaining what I'm looking for. Perhaps someone can help with that.) I need a tool which can take a collection of ...
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finding the language stem of vowelless Hebrew

I am looking for tools to find the language stem in vowelless Hebrew, preferably a full list of suffixes and prefixes with the stem. A small list can be found on wikipedia. An extensive list can be ...
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Identification of the object of a given sentence

I am working in a project where I need to identify the object(s) of an English sentence. Is there any tool or work that can help identify the object(s) of a sentence? I will be very grateful for your ...
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Annotation tool for lecture transcripts

I have to annotate some lecture transcripts with multiple sentences or paragraphs per annotation category. GATE seems to be cumbersome and less responsive whereas brat is intuitive but multisentence\...
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How do you decode the CELT transcriptions?

Is it really this complicated? I am looking at this Irish text on the CELT (Corpus of Electronic Texts) website, and it looks like this (with page lines scattered around): {MS folio 1a 1}IN ...
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Resources to switch between alphabets

Is there a tool I could use, like a macro or something, that changes a Cyrillic orthography to IPA (and vice-versa) according to my specifications? (it's for a non-Slavic minority language). I'm not ...