A Catalan broadcast conversational speech database
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Data driven methods in speech and linguistic research, and system develoment require appropriate speech databases. A new Catalan speech database has been developed with a particular emphasis on broadcast conversational speech. The article describes origin and nature of the broadcasts and its acoustic environment. Annotation and transcription provide statistics on specific phenomena of exhibited speech, speaker characteristics and acoustic events. It concludes with perspective uses and limitations.
CitationSchulz, H.; Fonollosa, José A. R. A Catalan broadcast conversational speech database. A: Joint SIG-IL/Microsoft Workshop on Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages. "Joint SIG-IL/Microsoft Workshop on Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages". Porto Salvo: 2009, p. 27-30.
DLPortuguese National Library Number: 298538/09