[Corpora-List] Re: Child corpora

Anthony Weaver aweaver at cs.sunysb.edu
Fri Jul 15 23:15:00 CEST 2005

I received two replies to my message. The main reply was to carefully
look at the CHILDES databse. It provides information about the recording
conditions. Of particular relevance to my question is the Korman
collection in CHILDES. Thanks to all who responded.


On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Anthony Weaver wrote:


> Does anyone have references describing data collection of speech

> to children in their home environment? I am aware of the corpora at

> CHILDES but most of them involve planned interactions with researchers

> monitoring what goes on. I'm looking for things like a corpus collected

> by Bernard Friedlander and colleagues (1972). They did a data collection

> where they just left a microphone and tape recorder in the house.

> Periodically the tape recorder would turn on and collect whatever was

> going on at that moment. Thanks in advance for the replies.


> Tony


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