text encoding initiative

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Text Encoding Initiative definition

text, project, standard
(TEI) A project working to establish a standard for interchanging electronic text for scholarly research. The TEI has adopted SGML and implemented the TEI standard as an SGML Document Type Definition.
The TEI was incorporated as a not-for-profit consortium in December 2000, with host sites in Bergen, Oxford, Virginia, and Providence RI, USA.
See also Corpus Processing.
[Any connection with Computational Linguistics or Natural Language Processing?]
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