OLAC Record

Title:German SpeechDat-Car
Access Rights: Rights available for: nonCommercialUse, commercialUse
Date Available (W3CDTF):2002-04-04
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2002-04-04
Date Modified (W3CDTF):2009-08-05
Description:The German SpeechDat-Car database comprises 338 German speakers recorded over the mobile telephone network. This database is partitioned into 17 DVDs and 1 CD. The speech databases made within the SpeechDat-Car project were validated by SPEX, the Netherlands, to assess their compliance with the SpeechDat-Car format and content specifications.The speech data files are in two formats. The signal data format for the in-car mobile platform recordings is 16 kHz, 16 bit, uncompressed unsigned integers in Intel format (lo-hi byte order); the channels are multiplexed in a single file, with the channel sequence being 0-1-2-3. The format of the fixed platform audio files is 8 kHz, 8 bit alaw encoding. Each signal file is accompanied by an ASCII SAM label file which contains the relevant descriptive information.Each speaker uttered the following items:- 2 voice activation keywords- 1 sequence of 10 isolated digits- 7 connected digits : 1 sheet number (4+ digits), 1 spontaneous telephone number (9-11 digits), 3 read telephone numbers, 1 credit card number (16 digits), 1 PIN code (6 digits)- 3 dates : 1 spontaneous date (e.g. birthday), 1 prompted date, 1 relative or general date expression- 2 word spotting phrases using an application word (embedded)- German data phrases- 4 isolated digits- 7 spelled words : 1 spontaneous (own forename or surname), 1 spelling of directory city name, 4 real word/name, 1 artificial name for coverage- 1 money amount- 1 natural number- 7 directory assistance names : 1 spontaneous (own forename or surname), 1 city of birth / growing up (spontaneous), 2 most frequent cities, 2 most frequent company/agency, 1 "forename surname"- 9 phonetically rich sentences- 2 time phrases : 1 time of day (spontaneous), 1 time phrase (word style)- 4 phonetically rich words- 69 application words: 13 mobile phone application words, 22 IVR function keywords, 32 car products keywords, 2 additional common application words- 2 additional language dependent keywords- spontaneous sentencesThe following age distribution has been obtained: 187 speakers are between 16 and 30, 72 speakers are between 31 and 45, 70 speakers are between 46 and 60, and 9 speakers are over 60.A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.
ISLRN: 090-326-240-961-9
Identifier (URI):http://catalog.elra.info/en-us/repository/browse/ELRA-S0122/
Language (ISO639):deu
Medium:Not specified
Publisher:ELRA (European Language Resources Association)
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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