Monthly Archives: May 2012

iLanguage Lab Sponsors NAPhC 7

Twelve years after NAPhC1, the lab is proud to become the North American Phonology Conference’s first industry sponsor!


Mutsumi Oi, grad student at University of Ottawa won the sponsored door prize of a Praat script customized to her needs. The prize includes commented source code and a screencast explaining how the script works, and how to modify the script to tweek it for future use. Oi has until October 31 2012 to claim her prize, we are excited to work with her and will keep you posted if she decides to OpenSource her script.

Praat is an OpenSource phonetics software by Paul Boersma and David Weenink. It has been used by generations of linguists to automate phonetic analysis, export aligned transcriptions (textgrid), spectrograms, intonation contours and many other visualizations of sound. Praat can be run in a GUI, or on the command line. iLanguage Lab has integrated Praat into many of its Node.js experimentation server projects.

For some sample scripts: