RDF: Resource Description Framework

Conceptual model of unambiguous description, standardized for the W3C (semantic web: web of data linked by semantic relationships). Resources are identified using a uniform identifier (URI or // Uniform Resource Identifier //), and their relationships can be expressed by triplets of the form subject / predicate / object. This model can be applied to the … Read more

Recording medium

Analog or digital recordings must be stored in real time on a medium. In the case of analog sound, we often think of magnetic tapes and audio cassettes, but vinyl records are also analog sound carriers. In the case of images or videos, this includes of all types of magnetic tapes: VHS, Betamax, U-Matic, HI8 … Read more

Repeated segments

Practice of textual exploration consisting in automatically locating sequences which are significantly repeated in the same text, or from one text to another within a corpus (other related terms: patterns, phraseologies, idioms, etc.) .). Some tools: Lexico3, Le Trameur, Hyperbase


Data repositories allow access (free or under conditions) to data, by providing metadata to search engines. In France, several national programs have platforms for the storage and access of linguistic resources: the CRDO, now known as COCOON and SLDR; Equipex Ortolang (which is relies on the expertise of the Centre de Ressources Numeriques CNRTL and … Read more


The term “resource” designates, within the framework of oral corpora, a unit that can be described and identified. It can be a recording (primary data), a transcription or annotation (secondary data), documentation (article …), a tool (application, software, plugin …) or a set of linked elements (database, file directory …). “Corpora”, “collections” or other groupings … Read more