This story will explore the possibilities of extracting information from a dataset that is based on a video. The dataset contains the transcripts from the second part of Collectie Interviews Wim Kok. Every triple has a unique identifier (UID) that is connected to one transcript, URL and its start and end time in the video. If you click on the URL link, you will be directed to part of the video where that particular transcript is spoken.
Wim Kok served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 22 August 1994 until 22 July 2002.
Iinterviews by Leonard Ornstein, commissioned by the IISH, with Wim Kok about his time in the trade union movement, as a director at the Bouwbond NVV, and at the trade union federations NVV and FNV. This includes Kok's own career from employee Bouwbond to chairman FNV. They talk about the role of the trade union movement in the transition to decentralized wage formation and the social agreement of 1972, about social renewal and levelling, about social security and employment policy. This is interpreted within the general political and social developments of the 1960s and 1970s and the consequences of this for the relationship with the other trade union federations, with employers and the government., Interviews by Leonard Ornstein, commissioned by the IISH, with Wim Kok about his time in the trade union movement, as a director at the Bouwbond NVV, and at the trade union federations NVV and FNV.
Also see: http://hdl.handle.net/10622/COLL00306
Now that the video of the interview is transcribed to text, there are various ways in which we can analyse the interview. If you are looking for a specific topic, or if you are wondering if a topic is discussed in the interview. We can search the parts for containing a certain word, by filling out that word in text box.
The transcription software automatically divides the audio of the interview in smaller sections. We can do analysis on these smaller sections, for example to count the number of words in such a section. You can actually scroll over the bars to see the actual text in each section.
Sometimes you may want to review a piece of the video, to see the body language of the interviewee and to hear the intonation. Therefore each subsection is linked to a piece in the video. If you copy/paste one of the urls below, it immediately jumps to the right section in the video. Press play to start the video.
There's also a very serendipitous way to analyse the video. Simply add a number in seconds in the box below and it will retrieve the section that's closest by. What is your lucky number?