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Online tool for IPA pronunciation synthesis

The linked page is prominently open source. You can probably download the sources to your own computer and tweak the parameters to make it speak more slowly. It links to http://www.masswerk.at/mespeak/...
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Academically reliable calculator of Gunning Fog Index

The website clearly does not fulfill the requirements of Reproducible Research. The algorithm is not Open Source and the implementation isn't available for inspection. There are more problems: The ...
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Is it hard for software speech synthesisers to handle IPA? If so, why?

Although doing so it not with caveats, it is not hard to covert IPA to speech today. As other answers suggest, the free software/open source program eSpeak has been able to synthesis speech from ...
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Which is the hardest language for a software translator to translate into English?

"The hardest" is difficult to say. I will say that online translators often seem to have especial trouble with Japanese, as its often implicit anaphors (subjectless sentences and so forth) are ...
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Which is the hardest language for a software translator to translate into English?

It depends on generally syntactic structure of two languages and -yes- some pragmatic issues. To answer your question, the easiest languages to be translated into English by any automatic translation ...
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Open source probabilistic dialogue state tracker

This Theano tutorial provide a dialogue state tracking systems (slot filling) with a graphical model based (recurrent neural networks) dialogue state representation. You probably need a decently ...
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Dictionary building / corpus exploring software

If I'm remembering correctly, according to Atkins and Rundell (2008) [1], many projects build their own software, but there are also commercial packages such as TshwaneLex (http://tshwanedje.com/...
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Windows software to create concordances from .pdf and .txt files?

The probably most widely used concordance software is Laurence Anthony's AntConc. It has a range of functions beyond producing concordances, such as determining word counts and collocations. It can ...
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How to generate grammatically correct sentences?

The example you give displays three grammatical aspects to deal with. First, the subject should agree with the verb by person and number, which is relevant in present tense: “John eats” and not “John ...
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Software for pronunciation training with my own sound files

yourpronunciationlab can do that. This app automatically replays the sample, records your repetition, replays the sample and the repetition together then the process starts from the beginning.
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Software to form a word frequency list for a Spanish book

You can try the Spanish stemming algorithm found at http://snowball.tartarus.org/algorithms/spanish/stemmer.html.
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Markdown for linguistics?

MarkDown is not very standardized, so you can always add "yet another MarkDown dialect". Perhaps the easiest way to support a language such as you describe, is to write several regular expression ...
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Negation detection software

Take a look at below: Deep Linguistic Analysis for Topic-level Analysis Bitext’s API uses Deep Linguistic Analysis based on grammars, which allows for opinion analysis not only at the sentence level,...
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Transcribing German written text to computer readable phonetic alphabet

espeak does a lot of what you are after, it seems to deal with both arbitrary words as well as having a list of exceptions. Though how complete this list of exceptions is remains to be seen. espeak -...
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alternatives to flex and bison

If you are familiar with Python an alternative for Flex would be NLTK's tokenizer: >>> from nltk.tokenize import TweetTokenizer >>> tknzr = TweetTokenizer() >>> s0 = "This ...
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With SSML phoneme tags using IPA phonetic symbols, how can I insert pauses to slow down pronounciation?

So in researching the question, I ended up finding an answer. While it does not give me full control over the pausing, adding a period after each block of phonetic characters added the perfect ...
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Suggestion for software to analyze data from social media- please advise

You are asking for a software that can do quite a lot. Many of the tasks you are asking for can be done with Python NLTK, for pointers to some tutorial see TeLeMaCo hosted by the CLARIN-D centra at ...
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How do I pronounce each syllable slowly from a word in audio?

I assume that you are not asking how you, yourself, can talk slowly, you want to hear recordings stretched out. The first thing is to get the sound file itself, which in the case of Forvo is not ...
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Software for exploring large set of textual data

AntConc won't ever be comparable to professional tools like Python or R. And it's not possible to know what the software is doing, or to adapt it, since it's not open source (it's freeware, I believe)....
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Dictionary building / corpus exploring software

A software programme you can also use is WordSmith Tools: http://www.lexically.net/wordsmith/version6/index.html This website has a list of software that can be useful for linguistics: http://...
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C&C/Boxer Source Code

The parser you linked to has been rewritten in Java and improved. The latest software can be downloaded from Stephen Clark's C&C tools page. The old C++ version can be downloaded from there too, ...
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Open source probabilistic dialogue state tracker

These are some examples I've found myself: https://github.com/jeremyfix/dstc (rule-based, advanced visualization) https://github.com/CallumMain/DNN-DST (Deep Neural Net-based) https://github.com/...
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Text Summarization Tool

You do not have to do much if you are going to make an Extractive summarization. Do stop-word Removal Do stemming (optional) Count all words occurrences Extract sentence(s) that contains the word ...
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Pronunciation software?

There are two pieces of software that I know of that can show Spectograms. Praat is one, and is the more powerful of the two, but may have a steeper learning curve. I think that they are aimed more at ...
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Pronunciation software?

I'm working on American English pronunciation software Saundz that is intended to help ESL learners improve their pronunciation. It features a 3D animated teacher who demonstrates movements of vocal ...
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Where can I find SPAD-T?

A bit late as a response - I've just stumbled on this. But I believe SPAD-T was released as the open-source DTM-VIC available here http://www.dtmvic.com/05_SoftwareE.html (10 April 2016)
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Which is the hardest language for a software translator to translate into English?

The most challenging (not to say, practically impossible with current development of NLP) is to translate between languages that are built around completely different concepts. As for Indo-European ...
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Are there any good open source speech to text trancription tools or programs?

Kaldi is currently the best option: state-of-the-art speech recognition accuracy (or close to it), and mature code base. A more recent alternative, released in 2017-11: Mozilla DeepSpeech (based on ...
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Gir15 cuneiform is esh2 homograph?

Yes, eš2 and gir15 are two "readings" (as one says in Assyriology) of the same sign.
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