transcript-class {act}R Documentation

transcript object

Description

A transcript object contains the annotations of a loaded annotation file and some meta data . In addition, it contains information that is auto generated by the act package, which is necessary for some functions (e.g. the full text search)

Details

Some of the slots are defined by the user. Other slots are [READ ONLY], which means that they can be accessed by the user but should not be changed. They contain values that are filled when you execute functions on the object.

Slots

name

Character string; [READ ONLY] Name of the transcript, generated from the annotation file name.

file.path

Character string; [READ ONLY] Original location of the annotation file.

file.encoding

Character string; [READ ONLY] Encoding applied to the file when reading.

file.type

Character string; [READ ONLY] Type of the original annotation file/object, e.g. 'eaf' or 'textgrid' for files and 'rpraat' for a rPraat .TextGrid object.

file.content

Character string; [READ ONLY] Content of the original annotation file/object.

import.result

Character string; [READ ONLY] Information about the success of the import of the annotation file.

load.message

Character string; [READ ONLY] Possibly messages about errors that occurred on importing the annotation file.

length.sec

Double; [READ ONLY] Duration of the transcript in seconds.

tiers

Data.frame; [READ ONLY] Table with the tiers. To modify the tiers it is highly recommended to use functions of the package to ensure for consistency of the data.

annotations

Data.frame; Table with the annotations.

media.path

Character string; Path(s) to the media files that correspond to this transcript object.

normalization.systime

POSIXct; Time of the last normalization.

fulltext.systime

POSIXct; [READ ONLY] Time of the last creation of the full texts.

fulltext.filter.tier.names

Vector of character strings; names of tiers that were included in the full text..

fulltext.bytime.orig

Character string; [READ ONLY] full text of the transcript based on the ORIGINAL content of the annotations, sorting the annotations by TIME

fulltext.bytime.norm

Character string; [READ ONLY] full text of the transcript based on the NORMALIZED content of the annotations, sorting the annotations by TIME

fulltext.bytier.orig

Character string; [READ ONLY] full text of the transcript based on the ORIGINAL content of the annotations, sorting the annotations first by TIERS and then by time

fulltext.bytier.norm

Character string; [READ ONLY] full text of the transcript based on the NORMALIZED content of the annotations, sorting the annotations first by TIERS and then by time

modification.systime

POSIXct; [READ ONLY] Time of the last modification of the transcript. Modifications after importing the annotation file by applying one/some of the packages function(s). Manual changes of the transcript by the user are not tracked!

history

List; [READ ONLY] History of the modifications made to the transcript object.

Examples

library(act)

examplecorpus@transcripts[[1]]


[Package act version 1.1.9 Index]