Re: participating in project
>I can contribute 100,000+ dictations and associated transcriptions to the
>project (medical reports with all patient and physician information redacted)
While I appreciate the offer, I am not sure of the Copyright implications of such a donation.
Even though identifying info has been removed, someone might object to having their voice released publically, and since Copyright takes hold automatically, I am not sure how we can legally use this corpus.
Did all the participants in whose voices were used in your corpus assign their Copyrights to your organization?
>i also need a very bright programmer/technical person who is into speech
>recognition to work for money to build a speech model for my company.
Nickolay at Nexiwave is your best bet.