Introducing CZICO – the Czech Interactional Corpus


  • is a multimodal corpus of Czech language interactions
  • has been in development since 2018
  • combines recordings of spontaneous, semi-spontaneous and elicited discourse produced by Czech speakers in naturalistic settings
    In particular, CZICO includes recordings of:
    • spontaneous interactions in business meetings
    • co-operative problem solving
    • elicited narratives
  • is annotated in ELAN on various levels across modalities
  • contains rich metadata
  • is intented to be freely accessible for the research community
  • will comprise more than 70 hours of recordings
  • is scheduled to be published in 2021