Project Spindle Update: Condor Cluster

Stop the presses! As part of the SPINDLE project we are running the whole University of Oxford podcast database through an automatic speech recognizer using the Phonetics Laboratory Condor cluster. Condor is a workload management system for computing intensive jobs … Continue reading

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Spindle Project in a snapshot

Please find below a figure representing the main goal of the SPINDLE project using as an example one of our most succesful podcasts, The nature of human beings and the question of their ultimate origin. An additional figure can be … Continue reading

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PDF, XML, TextGrid, XMP, TXT and then…

As part of the SPINDLE project we are producing a set of automatic transcriptions and automatic keywords for the university podcasts to improve the OER discoverability. In this post we are going to analyse the variety of different formats that … Continue reading

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