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Addition to ELRA catalog


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added a new pronunciation lexicon to its catalog. The SpeechTera Pronunciation Dictionary is a machine-readable pronunciation dictionary for Brazilian Portuguese and comprises 737,347 entries. Its phonetic transcription is based on 13 linguistics varieties spoken in Brazil.


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ELRA adds written corpus


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added a new written corpus to its catalog. The Esperanto Arbobanko Treebank is a 52,000 token dependency treebank of Esperanto with texts from the MONATO news magazine, consisting of random excerpts from the period 2000-2010.

New ELRA lexicons


In the framework of a distribution agreement between the European Language Resources Association (ELRA) and the CJK Dictionary Institute, Inc., ELRA has added 29 monolingual lexicons and 20 multilingual lexicons, suitable for a large variety of natural language processing applications. All lexicons are made available in tab-delimited, UTF-8 encoded text files.

New resources at ELRA


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added to its catalog. The new speech resources include Glissando-sp and Glissando-ca. The terminological resources include English-Persian database of idioms and expressions, English-Persian terminology database of computer and IT and English-Persian terminology database of management and economics.

ELRA catalog additions


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) has added to its catalog. New resources include the GlobalPhone Multilingual Model Package, GlobalPhone 2000 Speaker Package, speaking atlas of the regional languages of France, Pakistan Urdu Speech Corpus, collection of XML metatextually tagged corpora containing speeches from European chambers, and lexicon of 26,155 parallel named entities in seven languages.

ELRA, CLARIN ERIC sign collaboration agreement


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) and CLARIN ERIC, a European research network working in the field of archiving and processing of language-related resources in the humanities and social sciences, have signed a collaboration agreement that includes sharing metadata and data, business development, education and training, lobbying activities and project proposals.

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