Resource: ESTER Evaluation Package
|Reference||ESTER Evaluation Package|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:29 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
The ESTER Evaluation Package was produced within the French national project ESTER (Evaluation of Broadcast News enriched transcription systems), as part of the Technolangue programme funded by the French Ministry of Research and New Technologies (MRNT). The ESTER project enabled to carry out a campaign for the evaluation of Broadcast News enriched transcription systems using French data. This project is an extension of the only campaign that was ever carried out for French in this field within the AUPELF campaigns (Actions de recherche Concertées, 1996-1999).
This package includes the material that was used for the ESTER evaluation campaign. It includes resources, protocols, scoring tools, results of the campaign, etc., that were used or produced during the campaign. The aim of these evaluation packages is to enable external players to evaluate their own system and compare their results with those obtained during the campaign itself.
The campaign is distributed over three actions:
The ESTER evaluation package contains the following data and tools:
A description of the project is available at the following address:
An extra corpus of 1,700 hours of non-transcribed radio broadcast news recordings can also be provided upon request, on hard disk, as an adding to this package at a cost of 100 Euro (plus shipment fee).
For research or commercial use, please refer to ELRA-S0241 ESTER Corpus.