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oai:catalogue.elra.info:ELRA-S0289

Metadata
Title:OrienTel Jordan MCA (Modern Colloquial Arabic) database
Abstract:This speech database contains the recordings of 757 Jordanian speakers recorded over the Jordanian fixed and mobile telephone network. Each speaker uttered around 49 read and spontaneous items.
Access Rights:Rights available for: Research Use, Commercial Use
Date Available (W3CDTF):2008-10-22
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2008-10-22
Date Modified (W3CDTF):2008-10-23
Description:Telephone
The OrienTel Jordan MCA (Modern Colloquial Arabic) database comprises 757 Jordanian speakers (393 males, 364 females) recorded over the Jordanian fixed and mobile telephone network. This database is stored on 1 DVD. The speech databases made within the OrienTel project were validated by SPEX, the Netherlands, to assess their compliance with the OrienTel 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: ? 1 isolated single digit ? 1 sequence of 10 isolated digits ? 5 connected digits : 1 prompt sheet number (6 digits), 1 telephone number (6-15 digits), 1 credit card number (14-16 digits), 1 PIN code (6 digits), 1 spontaneous phone number ? 2 currency money amounts ? 1 natural number ? 4 dates : 1 spontaneous (date or year of birth), 1 prompted date, 1 relative or general date expression, 1 prompted date phrase (Islamic calendar) ? 2 time phrases : 1 time of day (spontaneous), 1 time phrase (word style) ? 3 spelled words : 1 directory assistance personal first name, 1 city name, 1 real word for coverage ? 5 directory assistance utterances : 1 spontaneous, own forename, 1 city of childhood (spontaneous), 1 frequent city name, 1 frequent company name, 1 common forename and surname ? 2 yes/no questions : 1 predominantly ?yes? question, 1 predominantly ?no? question ? 6 application keywords/keyphrases ? 1 word spotting phrase using embedded application words ? 4 phonetically rich words ? 9 phonetically rich sentences ? 3+2 spontaneous items (for control) ? 1 free spontaneous speech (more than 1 sentence) The following age distribution has been obtained: 427 speakers are between 16 and 30, 230 speakers are between 31 and 45, 100 speakers are between 46 and 60. A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.
Identifier:ELRA-S0289
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Language:Arabic
Language (ISO639):ara
Publisher:ELRA (European Language Resources Association)
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text

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Archive:  ELRA Catalogue of Language Resources
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:catalogue.elra.info:ELRA-S0289
DateStamp:  2008-10-22
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