Research Assistants log the methods and steps for specific experiments in order to
create guides for future researchers within our own team, as wells as for researchers
around the globe. Please feel free to take a look at the guides we have posted
here. Contact us with any questions at
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The guides shown above walk the researcher through identifying and isolating
tokens, as well as altering scripts to fit one’s research needs.
Self-V Vowel Chart
All research assistants for the WVDP complete this assignment upon
entering the program. This guide explains how a researcher can record their
own vowels and retrieve data. It also includes explanations of creating
a graph to depict one’s vowel space. Fun for the whole family.
Basics of FAVE
The WVDP utilizes this program to force-align the textgrids our
Research Assistants have created in order to receive data quickly and efficiently.
This how-to guide outlines important procedures and definitions when it
comes to things like the Arpabet and splices.
Part I: FAVE-Aligning Locally
Part II: FAVE-Extraction Locally
The WVDP has branched out into not only using FAVE online,
but also aligning and extracting locally. This is advantageous for our
research specifically because of how vowel functions differently within
the dialect we study.
Basic Plots in R
The WVDP uses R as a
means to make visual iterations of our data in the form of graphs. This
guide explains basic R commands and familiarizes the researcher with
typing directly into the RStudio console.