Multilingual Mark-Up of Text-Audio Synchronization at a Word-by-Word Level – How HTML5 May Assist In-Browser Solutions
published: June 19, 2013, recorded: March 2013, views: 728
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
W3C standards and recommendations can be adopted to facilitate multilingual narration by synchronising the presentation of text and audio sources at a word-by-word level. The advent of HTML5 audio within the browser, in particular, is a key enabler. We explore the issues arising in scripting using that standard to allow people on the web to mark-up audio cue-points that correspond to particular words in the text, leading towards a tool that may be useful in multilingual appreciation/learning. This work extends our existing MLW semantic mark-up prototype first presented at the Pisa MLW Workshop.
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !