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XML

Extensible Markup Language: a programming language for formatting text documents in a way that is both human-readable and machine-readable.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Word processor

Software used for inputting, editing, formatting and outputting text, often along with other features. Popular examples are Microsoft Word and Google Docs.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Synonyms - WP
WAV

Waveform Audio File Format: a file format for storing digital audio. While WAV-files can be compressed, they are often used for their ability to store very high quality, uncompressed audio streams.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Synonyms - WAVE
OCR

Optical Character Recognition: conversion of text on an image into machine-encoded text

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Metadata

Data about data; information describing a resource

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Machine Learning

A type of artificial intelligence where an algorithm doesn't just directly do what a programmer has written, but the algorithm is trained using large datasets.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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Synonyms - ML
JSON

JavaScript Object Notation: a common data format for storing large data sets in a machine-readable way.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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G2P

Grapheme-to-Phoneme conversion is a procedure that, given the selected language, converts an orthographic transcription of a word into a phonetic representation of that word.

Author - Arjan van Hessen
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CAQDAS

Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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AV files

AudioVisual files: audio and video files. An example of an audio file is a .WAV or .MP3 file, and an example of a video file is a .MP4 or .MKV file.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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ASR

Automatic Speech Recognition: the way in which a computer can recognize spoken text and convert it into digital text.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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AI

Artificial Intelligence: A broad term related to new technologies where computers show capabilities which substitute the use of human intelligence.

Author - Max Broekhuizen
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