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Transliteration of Spontaneous Speech

The spontaneous speech data is to be made available for all SmartKom partners by means of an orthographic transliteration. Thus, project assistants listen to the recordings of the dialogues and transcribe them on the word level. The transliteration conventions have been developed in order to label phenomenons of spontaneous speech such as false starts, corrections, repetitions, reductions and filled pauses. They also indicate technical artefacts like recording interruptions or microphone noises, as well as speaker interference.

Susen Rabold