2.1.1. Session

The name, title and recording date of the session. For example:


Figure 2.3. Session

Session Name

A short name or abbreviation that uniquely identifies the session.


Note for researchers working at the MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen: This name should be the same as the name of the IMDI file (see Section and as the name of the corresponding annotation and media files (see Section 2.5). Furthermore, the file name has to be Unix compatible: do not use file names longer than 14 characters, do not use non-letter or non-number characters (except for the underscore: _), and do not use blank spaces.

Session Title

The complete title of the session. Usually, it is the spelled-out version of the abbreviated Session Name.

Recording Date

The date at which the session data was collected. The date has to be entered in the format YYYY-MM-DD. Once you start typing into this field, the IMDI Editor will automatically display the required format (highlighted in blue color). Type over it to enter the date.