OLAC Record

Title:Spanish SpeechDat Database for the Mobile Telephone Network
Access Rights: Rights available for: nonCommercialUse, commercialUse
Date Available (W3CDTF):2002-01-31
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2002-01-31
Date Modified (W3CDTF):2009-07-27
Description:The Spanish SpeechDat database for the mobile telephone network comprises 1066 Spanish speakers (526 males, 540 females) calling from GSM telephones and recorded over the fixed PSTN using and ISDN-BRI interface. The MDB-1000 database is partitioned into 6 CDs in ISO 9660 format. The speech databases made within the SpeechDat(II) project were validated by SPEX, the Netherlands, to assess their compliance with the SpeechDat format and content specifications.Speech samples are stored as sequences of 8-bit 8 kHz A-law. Each prompted utterance is stored in a separate file. Each signal file is accompanied by an ASCII SAM label file which contains the relevant descriptive information.Each speaker uttered the following items:- 2 isolated digits- 1 sequence of 10 isolated digits- 4 connected digits: 1 sheet number (6 digits), 1 telephone number (9-11 digits), 1 credit card number (14-16 digits), 1 PIN code (6 digits) - 3 dates: 1 spontaneous date (e.g. birthday), 1 prompted date (word style), 1 relative and general date expression.- 1 word spotting phrase using an application word (embedded).- 6 application words- 3 spelled words: 1 spontaneous name (own forename), 1 city name, 1 real / artificial word for coverage.- 1 currency money amount.- 1 natural number.- 6 directory assistance names: 1 surname (set of 500), 1 city of birth / growing up, 1 most frequent cities (set of 500), 1 most frequent company / agency (set of 500), 1 "forename surname" (set of 150), 1 spontaneous forename.- 2 questions including "fuzzy" yes / no: 1 predominantly "Yes" question, 1 predominantly "No" question.- 9 phonetically rich sentences. - 2 time phrases: 1 time of day (spontaneous), 1 time phrase (word style).- 4 phonetically rich words.- Call environment.The following age distribution has been obtained: 3 speaker are below 16 years old, 147 speakers are between 16 and 30, 149 speakers are between 31 and 45, 56 speakers are between 46 and 60, 48 speakers are over 60.A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included
ISLRN: 518-861-009-320-9
Identifier (URI):http://catalog.elra.info/en-us/repository/browse/ELRA-S0119/
Language:Spanish; Castilian
Language (ISO639):spa
Medium:Not specified
Publisher:ELRA (European Language Resources Association)
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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