FOLK Update in DGD 2.14

On Monday, April 27th, a new version of the Database for Spoken German (Datenbank für Gesprochenes Deutsch ,DGD) has gone online.

Chancellor Merkel in a parliamentary debate (FOLK_E_00390)

This version contains an extension of the Research and Teaching Corpus of Spoken German FOLK – a 300h / 3 Million Word Corpus of transcribed audio and video recordings of spoken interaction from various private, institutional and public contexts.

Transcription in FOLK is carried out with FOLKER, orthographic normalisation with OrthoNormal, both parts of the EXMARaLDA system.