Minimal Coding Page


Clifton Pye
© 2001


This site provides links to documents describing minimal coding techniques for the analysis of language transcripts as well as dos programs that perform the analyses.


Minimal Transcript Coding

This document describes the minimal coding technique and provides examples of language transcripts with minimal and maximal coding.


A Guide to Using the Minimal Coding Programs

This document describes the computer programs that perform the minimal coding transcript analyses. It provides detailed information on the coding conventions used by the programs as well as instructions for using the programs.


Minimal Coding Programs and example text


The example text and programs can be downloaded for use on personal computers.


Testfile

This file provides an sample text that follows the conventions for the minimal coding programs.


Qanform

This program adds a morphological coding tier to language transcripts.


Palabra

This program produces a lexical concordance for language transcripts from the output of Qanform.


Qancord

This program produces a morphological concordance for language transcripts from the output of Qanform.


Spancord

This program produces a morphological concordance in an excel format for language transcripts from the output of Qanform.


Merge

This program allows the user to merge two or more concordances together.


Verbs

This program produces a verb concordance for a language transcript.


Suggestions for improving the programs are always welcome.


(Last revised 12/13/09)