A large metadata domain of Language Resources

Daan Broeder, Thierry DeClerck, Laurent Romary, Marcus Uneson, Sven Strömqvist, Peter Wittenburg

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The INTERA and ECHO projects were partly intended to create a critical mass of open and linked metadata descriptions of language
resources, helping researchers to understand the benefits of an increased visibility of language resources in the Internet and motivating
them to participate. The work was based on the new IMDI version 3.0.3 which is a result of experiences with the earlier versions and
new requirements coming from the involved partners. While in INTERA major data centers in Europe are participating, the ECHO
project focuses on resources that can be seen as part of cultural heritage. Currently, 27 institutions and projects are active with the goal
of having a large browsable and searchable domain by the summer of 2004. Experience shows that the creation of high quality
metadata is not trivial and asks for a considerable amount of effort and skills, since manual work alone is too time consumin
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of LREC 2004
EditorsMaria Teresa Lino, Maria Francisca Xavier, Fátima Ferreira, Rute Costa, Raquel Silva
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Linguistics and Phonetics (015010003)

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  • General Language Studies and Linguistics


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