This is a site for documenting tips and recipes for using TED Corpus Search Engine.
TCSE is a search engine specializing in exploring transcripts of TED Talks. It has been created for educational and scientific purposes. TCSE uses data provided by TED under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license, but it is not an official service of TED.
TCSE and this tutorial page are developed and maintained by Yoichiro Hasebe (
Here is a little showcase video of what TCSE offers