Cloud Computing for Linguists

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Cloud Computing for Linguists
The system presented is a web application designed to aid linguistic research with data collection and online publishing. It is a service mainly for linguists and language experts working with language description of less-documented and less-resourced languages. When the central concern is in-depth linguistic analysis, maintaining and administering software can be a burden. Cloud computing offers an alternative. At present mainly used for archiving, we extend linguistic web applications to allow creation, search and storage of interlinear annotated texts. By combining a conceptually appealing online glosser with an SQL database and a wiki, we make the online publication of linguistic data an easy task also for noncomputationally oriented researchers. 1 General description of TypeCraft TypeCraft (or TC in short) is a multilingual online database of linguistically-annotated natural language texts, embedded in a collaboration and information tool. It is an online service which allows use...
Dorothee Beermann, Pavel Mihaylov
Added 14 May 2011
Updated 14 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Authors Dorothee Beermann, Pavel Mihaylov
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