Application by an Organization or Individual to Use the Continuous Speech Recognition Language Model I Text Collection
__________________________________________ , a staff member, consultant, or independent contractor working under the supervision of _______________________________________ (the "Organization"), an organization of approximately _______ people engaging in human language technology research and development, which is a part of:
Corporation/Partnership/Legal Entity __________________________________ _______________________________________________ Office mail address _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Telephone _______________________________________________ Facsimile _______________________________________________ Electronic Mail _______________________________________________hereby apply(ies) to become an Authorized User to use, and agrees to use the information designated as the Continuous Speech Recognition Language Model-I Collection (the "Information") under the following understandings, terms and conditions. These understandings, terms and conditions apply equally to all or to part of the Information.
1. Copyright; Permitted Uses
1.1 The Information contained in the collection is the property of the copyright holders, Dow Jones, Inc., Reuters America, Inc., San Jose Mercury News and the New York Times News Service, and is protected by applicable copyright law.
1.2 The Authorized User represents that he or she will use the Information only to pursue research objectives. The Authorized User shall not publish, retransmit, redistrtibute, sell, commercially exploit or otherwise reproduce any or all of the Information in any format to anyone, except as expressly provided in this Agreement.
1.3 The Information may only be used for research and development in continuous speech recognition, information retrieval and document understanding, and related areas of research.
1.4 Summaries, analyses and interpretations of the linguistic properties of the Information may be derived and published in any articles, reports or other documents describing all or any part of the results of such linguistic research and development, provided it is not possible to reconstruct the Information from these summaries, analyses and interpretations.
1.5 Limited excerpts of the Information may be displayed to others or published in a scientific or technical context, solely for the purpose of describing the research and development and related issues or demonstrating the systems under development.
2. Restricted Rights; Disclaimers of Warranties and Liability
2.1 If the Authorized User is an employee of a government agency, it acknowledges by signing this Application that it is acquiring only restricted rights to this text information as such term is defined in Clause 252.227-7013 of the Department of Defense Supplement to the Federal Acquisition Regulation Regulations and in accordance with all other terrms of this Application.
2.2 THE AUTHORIZED USER AGREES THAT NONE OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS, INCLUDING DOW JONES INC., REUTERS AMERICA, INC., NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE, OR SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS OR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS, THE LINGUISTIC DATA CONSORTIUM OR THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT WILL DOW JONES, INC., OR ANY OF THEIR AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANY AUTHORIZED USER, OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, EDITING, WRITING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING THE INFORMATION, OR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION, REGARDLESS OF HOW CAUSED, OR DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS IN DELIVERY OF THE INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT WILL DOW JONES, INC., REUTERS AMERICA, INC., THE NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE OR ANY OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS, THE LINGUISTIC DATA CONSORTIUM OR THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA OR THEIR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO THE ORGANIZATION, ANY AUTHORIZED USER, OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY THE ORGANIZATION OR ANY AUTHORIZED USER IN RELIANCE UPON ANY PART OF THE INFORMATION OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The Authorized User shall send a signed copy of this agreement by facsimile to LDC, fax number (+1) 215 573-2175. Alternately, the Authorized User shall email an electronic version of the signed agreement to LDC at firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the organization:
Signature ____________________________ Date __________________________
Name ______________________________ Title ____________________________