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1. The NECTE project team
Name: Will Allen

Role: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Reponsibility: Recovery and organisation of NECTE source materials; digitization and restoration of audio files; transcription and proof-reading of final orthographic level of representation; insertion of time-anchors into the corpus; (with Hermann Moisl) creation and maintenance of NECTE website; project administration.

Web: http://www.netskills.ac.uk/content/about/staff/willallen.html

Email: w.h.a.allen@ncl.ac.uk

Name: Joan Beal

Role: Co-investigator

Reponsibility: Consultant for the projectís linguistic content; project administration.

Web: http://www.shef.ac.uk/english/staff/profiles/joanbeal.html

Email: j.c.beal@sheffield.ac.uk

Name: Karen Corrigan

Role: Principal investigator

Reponsibility: Chief project administrator; financial and personnel management; consultant for the project's linguistic content.

Web: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/staff/profile/k.p.corrigan

Email: k.p.corrigan@ncl.ac.uk

Name: Warren Maguire

Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate

Reponsibility: Creation and proof-reading of final phonetic level of representation; proof-reading of final orthographic level of representation; insertion if time-anchors into the corpus; creation of alignment mechanism for the various levels of representation; creation of sample phonetic transcriptions of the PVC corpus.

Web: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/~wmaguire/

Email: w.maguire@ed.ac.uk

Name: Hermann Moisl

Role: Co-investigator

Reponsibility: All computational and IT aspects of the project --writing of bespoke programs for correction, transformation and amalgamation of electronic materials, creation of the TEI-conformant XML corpus, (with Will Allen) design and implementation of the NECTE website.

Web: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/staff/profile/hermann.moisl

Email: hermann.moisl@ncl.ac.uk

Name: Charley Rowe

Role: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Reponsibility: Creation and proof-reading of pre-final orthographic transcriptions.

2. Project consultants

Name: Jonathan Marshall

Role: Consultant

Reponsibility: Digitization of primary analog audio materials.

Web: http://www.glos.ac.uk/faculties/ehs/humanities/staff/jonathan-marshall.cfm

Email: jmarshall@glos.ac.uk
 

Name: University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language , University of Lancaster, UK

Role: Consultant

Reponsibility: Part-of-speech tagging of the NECTE orthographic transcription with the CLAWS 4.0 tagger.

Web: http://www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/computing/research/ucrel/

Email: ucrel@lancaster.ac.uk

3. Esteemed contributors

The NECTE team would like to record its gratitude to those whose work and care over the years with archiving, cataloguing, copy editing, and transcription have made a substantial contribution to the finished product and, in many cases, saved our bacon when we were at full stretch. They are, in alphabetical order: Katherine Appleby, Nigel Ball, Alice Birkett, ZoŽ Bremner, Lourdes Burbano, Joanna Cram, Alison Furness, Tina Fry, Olwyn Hocking, Amy Kendrick, Janet Lamb, Erika Lockwood, Adam Mearns, Pauline Pimblott.