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Release Date: 9/16/20
This new beta feature is truly a game changer, as it brings the time-and-cost-saving power of machine learning to the Appen platform in a flexible, extensible, and user-friendly way.
- The Pre-labeling feature supports a varied and growing set of customer use cases.
- At this time, the feature is available for managed services customers only.
Learn more about the Pre-labeling feature here.
Nested Spans in Text Annotation
Release Date: 9/17/20
Improvement: This is a huge enhancement to our text annotation tool's capabilities! With this new feature, the tool can overlay text spans in order to capture the complex multi-level structure of human language.
Here are the details of the changes we’ve made in order to make this new feature function:
Option to enable span nesting in Text Annotation Tool (See details)
Change in Text Annotation test question creation and grading (See details)
Change in Text Annotation test question accuracy calculation (See details)
Audio Transcription in Open Beta
Release Date: 9/18/20
Improvement: We are thrilled to announce Appen's new Audio Transcription tool! This new tool enables users to deliver ASR-grade audio transcriptions at scale. The tool nicely complements the suite of audio tooling developed on the Appen platform:
- Audio Annotation tool
- Pre-labeling with Audio Segmentation
- Pre-labeling with ASR (coming soon)
- Video Segmentation/transcription (coming soon)
Learn more about the Audio Transcription tool here.