International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries pp 326-329

Segmenting Oral History Transcripts

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9316)

Abstract

Dividing oral histories into topically coherent segments can make them more accessible online. People regularly make judgments about where coherent segments can be extracted from oral histories. But when different people are asked to extract coherent segments from the same oral histories, they often do not agree about where such segments begin and end.

Keywords

Oral history Discourse segmentation Natural language processing Digital libraries 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Library ScienceUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

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