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Re: OT: Programs You Wish Existed

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Thursday, March 2, 2006, 9:47
staving Arthaey Angosii:
>I need a senior project idea for my computer science degree. My >previous two ideas turned out to have already been solved, so I come >to you folks. > >Does anyone have requests for software they wish existed? I'm >obviously interested in conlang- or language- or linguistics-related >projects, but really anything will do at this point. If I do something >language-related, I'll certainly share it with the list. :)
Two ideas- A program to analyse the phonemic inventory of a language and extract the minimal set of distinctive features necessary to describe it. A program which takes a sound recording of spoken language, analyses the statistical distribution of acoustic features (e.g. using wavelets), and then generates plausible sets of sound changes. Pete


Kit La Touche <kit@...>