OLAC Record

Abstract:PolyVar is a speaker verification database. It consists of 143 speakers with 3600 recorded sessions. All speakers did not record the same number of sessions. The format in use is NIST (a-law). See also ELRA-S0047.
Access Rights:Rights available for: Research Use, Commercial Use
Date Available (W3CDTF):1997-11-28
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2005-05-02
Date Modified (W3CDTF):2005-06-03
PolyVar is a speaker verification database comprising native and non-native speakers of French, mainly from Switzerland but also from other European countries. It consists of read and spontaneous speech recorded by 143 speakers (85 male and 58 female) amounting to 160 hours of speech. Each speaker recorded from 1 to 229 sessions, giving a total of 3,600 recorded sessions. The data are provided with orthographic annotation. The number of calls per speaker is as follows: 13 speakers called 100 times 9 speakers called from 51 to 100 times 16 speakers called from 21 to 50 times 3 speakers called from 11 to 20 times 31 speakers called from 2 to 10 times 71 speakers called only once Each speaker uttered up to 53 different items per session, including: * 3 sequences of digits (1 ID number, 1 credit card number and 1 sequence of 6 digits) * 24 application words (17 words about touris in Martigny) * 10 read sentences * 4 numbers (2 natural numbers, 2 amounts) * 2 items with dates (1 read/1 spontaneous) * 2 items with hours (1 read/1 spontaneous) * 2 spelled words * 3 spontaneous answers (questions about their gender, native language and the weather) * 1 comment * 1 telephone enquiry File format: 8-bit a-law Standard in use: NIST Sampling rate: 8 kHz Medium: 8 CD-ROMs See also ELRA-S0047.
Language (ISO639):fra
Publisher:ELRA (European Language Resources Association)
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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OaiIdentifier:  oai:catalogue.elra.info:ELRA-S0046
DateStamp:  1997-11-28
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Citation: n.a. 2005. ELRA (European Language Resources Association).
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