Application by an Organization to Use the TREC Mandarin Corpus distributed by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) of the University of Pennsylvania.
The ____________________________________________________________, an organization engaging in human language technology research and development, agrees to use the textual data designated as the TREC Mandarin Corpus and distributed by the LDC of the University of Pennsylvania, subject to the following understandings, terms and conditions.
a. The texts may only be used for linguistic research and development, including but not limited to speech recognition, machine translation, natural language processing, document understanding, information retrieval, and foreign language teaching technology.
b. Summaries, analyses and interpretations of the linguistic properties of the text may be derived and published, provided it is not possible to reconstruct the information from these summaries.
c. Small excerpts 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. NO COMMERCIAL USE WHATSOEVER MAY BE MADE OF THE TEXT.
a. Access to the texts by an individual person is to be controlled by that person's organization. The organization may only grant access to people working under its control, i.e., its own members, consultants to the organization, or individuals providing service to the organization.
b. Individuals may be allowed access only after being informed of this license agreement and its provisions. The access is to be terminated when the conditions of the application no longer apply.
a. Except as specifically permitted above and as necessary to use and maintain the integrity of the data on computers used by the organization, the display, reproduction, transmission, distribution or publication of the texts is prohibited.
b. Violations of the copyright restrictions on the texts may result in legal liability.
c. Copyright holders of the information contained in the TREC Mandarin Corpus are:
People's Daily Copyright 1991-1993
Xinhua News Agency Copyright 1991-1993
The organization shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the LDC Host institution---the University of Pennsylvania, its employees, trustees, officers, and agents (``Indemnified Persons'') from and against any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) which the Indemnified Persons may hereafter incur, suffer or be required to pay by reason of any use of the TREC Mandarin Corpus and any other materials provided hereunder by the organization, its employees, directors, officers or agents which violates this agreement or any laws, including federal and state copyright laws.
The organization shall send a signed copy of this agreement by facsimile to LDC, fax number (+1) 215 573-2175. Alternately, the organization shall email an electronic version of the signed agreement to LDC at email@example.com.For the organization:
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