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The Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania
(http://www.ldc.upenn.edu) needs participants for MIXER, a new
telephone speech study. MIXER is open to anyone who speaks both English
one of the following languages fluently:
The calls recorded for the MIXER Project will support linguistic
technology development and education. We will keep participant
MIXER participants will take part in up to 12 telephone calls of six
each with other participants on suggested topics. (Topics can
be found at: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Mixer
A robot operator will initiate all calls. Participants need only
answer their phones during the hours of the day that they specify during
the registration process.
Participants will be compensated as follows:
For each 6 minute call you will receive a base of $6.00. Upon
all 12 calls, you will be rewarded with a target completion bonus of
Additional bonuses are provided for completing calls in foreign
by taking calls on different phones. A detailed description of the
can be found at http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Mixer
In addition, for each call made, participants will be eligible for 1
at (6) $500.00 lottery prizes.
You do not need to be a US citizen to participate. You need only have
ability to answer a phone in the US. If you know of anyone who might be
interested in supporting this study, we would greatly appreciate your
them aware of this opportunity.
To register for this study please visit the following page:
or call (800) 380-PENN for more information.
Dr. David Miller
LDC Mixer Project
Linguistic Data Consortium
University Of Pennsylvania