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Word list for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, abbreviated as CEFR, is a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages across ...
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Database of Japanese words difficulty

I have a huge database of Japanese words and want to split them into flashcard decks of different difficulty levels. (actually for a GSoC project) For this, I need to know the "difficulty" of each ...
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Database of English words difficulty

Data request I am looking for a database that describes the "difficulty" of each English word. Difficulty of a word is not easy to define, but it is probably a mix of: Level of study needed to ...
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Language Similarity Heuristic

I'm looking for a matrix of language pairs that shows some measure of their similarity. My main issue is that I don't know of heuristics that work well across different writing styles. Wikipedia's ...
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Do you know a technique for text mining judicial decisions?

I'm trying to find a method to mine sepecific informations in judicial decisions (judge's name, court, area of law and neutral citation number[canadian way to cite decisions uniformly across the ...
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Speech audio databases with phonemes labelled

Can anyone point me to opensource databases of speech audio with phonemes labelled, .wav or the like + label files, e.g. # time, phoneme 0.31200 ao 0.41200 th 0.54200 er ... I'd prefer English, ...
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Text message corpus for American english

I am doing a research project to identify some patterns in how people interact with each other using text messages. The scope of the project is confined to American users. Can someone suggest a good ...
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Data for word hierarchies

I'm looking for a dataset which will give me is-a and has-a type relations between senses (and give senses from words). WordNet seems to be the most popular model, but I'm trying to evaluate other ...
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Frequency Analysis Character Distribution Data

Is there a location I can download character distributions for frequency analysis used in decryption attempt validation? I am specifically interested in ASCII value [32, 126] frequency distribution ...
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Database of English words pronunciation

Is there any downloadable open database of English words pronunciation in audio format?
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IPA phonology database

Is there any open database of English words and their pronunciation in IPA? What about other languages (Arabic, French,...)? (Please also point out the license of the DB) Update: I tried to convert ...
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American English SMS Text Message Corpora

I'm seeking corpora of American English SMS (<=160 characters) text messages. What corpora are available?
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Database with English words with grammatical classification?

Is there open database with English words with grammatical classification? I mean the list of words, with the information, which part of speech this word is (f.e. verb, noun, pronoun etc.).

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