Bonsall, P.W., Hardwick, B.A. and Kirby, H.R. (1985) The Automatic Transcription of Tape-Recorded Data. Working Paper. Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds , Leeds, UK.
There are a number of situations where, because of the rapidity of events, it is easier to record data by speaking it onto an audio cassette rather than recording it by other means, e.g. paper and pencil recording. The problem with spoken data is that considerable effort is then required to transcribe the data onto a computer for subsequent analysis. This paper describes the use of automatic speech recognisers for transcribing such data recorded under both laboratory and field conditions. Different types of recognisers are compared along with associated equipment (microphones and tape recorders). A training prcgramne is suggested for new users and the results of the equipment trials and training programne are presented. Comparisons are also made with other more traditional methods of data collection and transcription.
|Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information:||Copyright of the Institute of Transport Studies, University Of Leeds|
|Institution:||The University of Leeds|
|Academic Units:||The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)|
|Depositing User:||Adrian May|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||25 Oct 2016 21:58|
|Publisher:||Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds|
|Identification Number:||Working Paper 205|