SERVICES WE OFFER

Peripheral research services (SPI)

Language laboratory and multimedia room

 

NAME, BRAND, AND MODEL OF THE FACILITY

Name: Multimedia room for teaching
Brand/model: ROYCAN Optimas School

 

DESCRIPTION OF FACILITIES

Multimedia room equipped with last generation technology.

 

RESPONSIBLE

Mario Crespo Miguel

 

SERVICES WE OFFER AND APPLICATIONS IN OTHER FIELDS

 

OPTIMAS SYSTEM, CONSISTING OF:

•  20 work units-computers
•  1 multimedia unit for the research responsible which makes it easier to create teaching material and users work control
•  20 communication equipment for the work units
•  1 laboratory server
•  21 Optimas School Software Licenses
•  1 VIVITEC D755WT multimedia projector
•  1 STARBOARD FX-89WE1 touch interactive whiteboard
•  25 ROYCAN RC-250JC headphones+microphone
•  1 LG BP620 blu-ray multimedia player
•  1 Impresora Multifuncional Laser Color Brother DCP-L84400CDN.

 

WORK EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS:

•  19″ LG 19MB15T LCD touchscreen
•  Intel i5 3.1Ghz 6Mb cache processor
•  Intel motherboard SOCKET 1150
•  Kingston 4GB DDR3 PC 1600 RAM
•  500 Gb SATA hard drive
•  DVD optical drive
•  Multicard reader
•  7.1. compatible integrated sound card
•  NVIDIA Geforce Graphics Card 1GB
•  FAST ETHER 10/100/1000 Mbps integrated network card
•  6 USB ports
•  Audio output and microphone input
•  Spanish keyboard and optical mouse
•  Windows 8.1 64 Bits operating system
•  Windows Server 2012 client license
•  Windows Terminal Server 2012 client license

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

Rate A Rate B Rate C
18€/hour 20€/hour 22€/hour

 

AN EXPERT IS NECESSARY FOR ITS USE

☒ YES
☐ NO

 

REMARK
A 20% discount is made after the first 10 hours.

 

High resolution digitalisation service

ZEUTSCHEL OS 12002 ADVANCED PLUS SCANNER.

Zeutschel zenithal Scanner is part of a new generation of scanners with an A2+ format and exceptional sizes (635mm x 460 mm). The OS 12002 Advanced Plus uses a linear capture sensor (linear CCD) with a resolution as high as 600 ppp. In order to achieve a superior image quality, brightness and contrast.

 

OS 12002 Advanced Plus scan mode is either colour scan (24 bits) or greyscale in different formats, uncompressed TIFF, TIFF G4, JPEG, JPEG2000, Multipage TIFF, Multipage PDF, PDF, BMP, PNG, GIF, PCX.

 

DIN A2 at 400 dpi scanning speed is roughly 3.8 seconds and DIN A2 colour digitalisation at 600 dpi is 9 seconds.

 

Respectful and gentle in the preservation of the works to digitalise, it maintains an exclusive care in the preservation of documents and delicate works.

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICE WE OFFER

-High quality digitalisation of documents with a last generation scanner: corporate, administrative, commercial, legal, medicalor private, heritage, historical, cultural, public, museum, photographs, maps, plans, manuscripts…

-Black/White and Colour.

-Different sizes.

-Document preparation and elaboration.

-Diversity of formats: PDF, Tiff, JPEG…

 

AN EXPERT IS NECESSARY FOR ITS USE

☒ YES
☐ NO

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

———————- Rate A Rate B Rate C
A4 201-500 PAGES 0.25 € 0.30 € 0.35 €
A4 501-1000 PAGES 0.21 € 0.26 € 0.31 €
A4 +1000 PAGES 0.18 € 0.23 € 0.28 €
A3 201-500 PAGES 0.34 € 0.39 € 0.44 €
A3 501-1000 PAGES 0.29 € 0.34 € 0.39 €
A3 + 1000 PAGES 0.25 € 0.29 € 0.34 €
CD-R BURNING 3 € 3.5 € 4 €
DVD-R (4.7 GB) BURNING 4 € 4.5 € 5 €

REMARKS:

 

RATE A UCA users shall include the cost of consumables and maintenance of equipment.

It applies to any member of the teaching and research staff of the UCA, including trainees, who meet at least one of these criteria:

 

a) being a member of a research group recognised in the Andalusian Research Plan, and whose main responsible is a researcher from the UCA, or belongs to one of its Research Institutes.

b) being part of the research team of a research project whose principal investigator belongs to the UCA

 

RATE B refers to the condition of external user and corresponds to those researchers who belong to Universities, public research organisations or companies with which agreements have been previously signed for the use of the equipment.

 

RATE C for other external users shall include the cost of depreciation of equipment and the general costs of maintenance of the building and installations.

 

CONTACT

ila.digitalizacion@uca.es

 

 

Forensic Linguistics Analysis Service

NAME OF THE FACILITY
Room equipped for language analysis

 

FACILITY’S DESCRIPTION
Room equipped with 20 computers with specialised software  (Praat, Signature, Stylo, UAM Corpus tool, Compilatio). 

-Praat. Specific tool for the phonetic study of speech by using spectrograms. mediante espectrogramas.

-Signature. Stylometric software designed by the University of Oxford, focused on the analysis of basics stylometric parameters and its visualisation through charts: word length, sentences and paragraphs, letter distribution, and punctuation.

-Stylo. Stylometric classification and experimentation tool. Its script is written in the statistical programming language R, and uses its statistical classification methods.

-UAM Corpustool. Tool that allows the anotation of text corpus for any type of linguistic study.

-Compilatio. Analyses files and generates a report with the similarities detected in Internet, scientific journals and its own database.

 

RESPONSIBLES
María Dolores Muñoz Núñez
Mario Crespo Miguel

 

CONTACT
forense.ila@uca.es

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

SERVICES RATE A RATE B RATE C
Room equipped for language analysis. 18 €/hour 20 €/hour 22 €/hour

AN EXPERT IS NECESSARY FOR ITS USE
☒ YES
☐ NO

 

REMARKS
For any needs related to the use of equipment, please ask ILA’s head office.

 

 

Linguistic-speech therapy service

We offer a service of linguistic-speech therapy consultancy and attention for the research, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of language, speech, voice and communicationin both children and adults. For this purpose, we have specialised software for evaluation and rehabilitation, such as neurolexia, a multitude of standardised tests, as well as a Kinect sensor for rehabilitation exercises.

           

NAME, BRAND, AND MODEL OF THE FACILITY

Bionics electroencephalography equipment. Brainamps 32 channels model

 

RESPONSIBLES

Mª Jesús Paredes Duarte

Carmen Varo Varo

ILA’s head office

 

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

  1. _Amplifiers for EEG/MEG with 32 monopolar channels.
  2. _Sampling rate of up to 5,000 samples/second.
  3. _Amplifier powered by rechargeable batteries with 20 hours of autonomy.
  4. _Digital transmission of the signal through optical fiber.
  5. _Built-in deblocking system that allows simultaneous TMS CO-REGISTRATION (EEG/TMS).
  6. _Amplifier that allows to work with passive and active electrodes.
  7. _Controllable amplifiers compatible with Matlab, BCI2000 and Openvibe.
  8. _Amplifier compatible with any E-prime, Presentation, Superlab, STIM…

SERVICES CURRENTLY OFFERED

  1. _Counseling to patients and families.
  2. _Diagnosis and rehabilitation of language, speech, voice and communication pathologies.
  3. _Collaboration with centres, associations and other professionals involved in language pathologies.
  4. _Seminars and training workshops.

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

Services Rate A Rate B Rate C
EEG hour (includes technician assistance and consumables) 15 Euros 19 Euros 23 Euros

SERVICES WE OFFER
Recording of EEG signals and evoked potentials of electrophysiological response to the presentation of visual and auditory stimuli

 

REMARKS
1. A 50% discount will be applied to ILA researchers.
2. A 30% discount will be applied for more than 100 hours.
3. For any needs related to the use of equipment, please ask ILA’s head office.

 

AN EXPERT IS NECESSARY FOR ITS USE

☒ YES
☐ NO

 

CONTACT

ila.lincli@uca.es

 

 

Approved services

 

Linguistic Consultancy Service

NAME OF THE SERVICE

Linguistic Consultancy Service

 

SERVICES WE CURRENTLY OFFER

1.- Spanish texts copyediting

 

1.1.- Minor copyediting. We check your spanish-written text, assuring its orthographical, grammatical and typographical correctness after a minimal amount of changes.

 

1.2.- Proofreading and copyediting. We assure an adequate use of the Spanish language in your written texts. Giving them more fluency by the use of suitable resources (discourse connectors, relative clauses, etc.), we also assure the correctnes of the minor copyediting.

 

2.- English texts copyediting

 

2.1.- Minor copyediting. We check your english-written text, assuring its orthographical, grammatical and typographical correctness after a minimal amount of changes.

 

2.2.- Proofreading and copyediting. We assure an adequate use of the English language in your written texts. Giving them more fluency by the use of suitable resources (discourse connectors, relative clauses, etc.), we also assure the correctnes of the minor copyediting.

 

 3.- Power Point/Oral English presentations. We help you prepare your English presentation if you have to present a conference paper, take part in a debate or make a speech. We will fully check the presentation text, personally commenting the recommended changes and making sure the grammar is correct. At the same time, we will offer you the opportunity to practise and give you written feedback or even record your English pronunciation.

 

GRAMMAR AND PROOFREADING SOFTWARE

-Stilus and Language Tool.
-WhiteSmoke, Correct English and Ginder.
  Text editor software:
-Adobe Acrobat DC.
-Foxit Phantom.
-Indesign.

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

SERVICE RATE A RATE B RATE C
Minor Spanish copyediting (thousand matrices) 0,75€ 0,86€ 0,97€
Spanish proofreading and copyediting (thousand matrices) 1,00€ 1,15€ 1,25€
Minor English copyediting (thousand matrices) 2,00€ 2,25€ 2,50€
English proofreading and copyediting (thousand matrices) 3,50€ 3,75€ 4,00€
English powerpoint presentation (slide) 2,00€ 3,00€ 4,00€
English powerpoint presentation and pronunciation check (slide) 4,00€ 5,00€ 6,00€

AN EXPERT IS NECESSARY FOR ITS USE

☒ YES
☐ NO

 

IN ORDER TO ASK FOR AN ESTIMATE, WE NEED:
• Matrices number (characters+spaces)
• Theme
• Deadline

 

LINGUISTIC CONSULTANCY OFFICE

  1. _Orthotypographical review
  2. _Proofreading
  3. _Spanish texts re-writing
  4. _Minor English texts copyediting
  5. _Non-native English texts copyediting
  6. _English proofreading
  7. _Texts digitalisation
  8. _Linguistics research surveys
  9. _Linguistics strategies applied to social communication
  10. _Style guides

 

RESPONSIBLES

Luis Escoriza Morera
Bárbara Eizaga Rebollar
ILA’s head office

 

CONTACT

ila.aselin@uca.es

 

 

Other services we offer

 

Linguistic-Speech therapy service

 

We offer a service of linguistic-speech therapy consultancy and attention for the research, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of language, speech, voice and communicationin both children and adults. For this purpose, we have specialised software for evaluation and rehabilitation, such as neurolexia, a multitude of standardised tests, as well as a Kinect sensor for rehabilitation exercises.

 

 

SERVICES WE OFFER
Recording of EEG signals and evoked potentials of electrophysiological response to the presentation of visual and auditory stimuli.

 

CONTACT

ila.lincli@uca.es

 

 

 

 

Expert services. Linguistic expertise

 

Expert reports are carried out subject to the conditions and rates detailed below.

 

For the preparation of expert reports, this service is staffed by professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of linguistics in general and forensic linguistics in particular. We also have computer stations equipped with various software necessary for the complete analysis of samples in the field that concerns us.

 

Among them are the following:

  • Batvox. Voice biometrics software used in more than 35 countries to compare voices and verify a speaker’s identity regardless of text, channel or language.
  • Praat. Specific tool for the phonetic study of speech using spectrograms.
  • Adobe Audition. A set of tools for editing, mixing, burning, and restoring audio files.
  • Signature. Stylometric program designed by the University of Oxford focusing on the analysis of basic stylometric parameters and their visualization using graphs: word lengths, sentences and paragraphs, and letter and punctuation distributions.
  • Stylo. Stylometric classification and experimentation tool. Its script is written in the statistical programming language R, and uses its statistical classification methods.
  • UAM Corpustool. Tool that allows the annotation of textual corpus for any type of linguistic study.
  • Compilatio. It analyzes files and generates a report on the similarities detected on the Internet, in scientific journals and in its own database.

Linguistic expertise includes the analysis of oral and written texts that may be part of the evidence in any legal proceedings. For this purpose, the following services are offered:

  • Linguistic analysis of interpretation and/or disambiguation.
  • Plagiarism detection.
  • Authorship attribution.
  • Speaker identification.
  • Transcription of recordings.
  • Authentication of recordings.

 

RATE PROPOSAL ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS (euros)

SERVICES
Pre-test, with pre-report 200 €
Expert interpreter and/or disambiguation 400€
Plagiarism expert 400€
Authoring expert 400€
Speaker identification expert 550€
Expert based on transcription and authentication of recordings 550€
Attendance at trial 200 – 600€