Resource: SALA II Spanish from Mexico database
|Reference||SALA II Spanish from Mexico database|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
The SALA II Spanish from Mexico database collected in Mexico was recorded within the scope of the SALA II project.
The SALA II Spanish from Mexico database contains the recordings of 1,075 Mexican speakers (539 males and 536 females) recorded over the Mexican mobile telephone network.
The following acoustic conditions were selected as representative of a mobile user's environment:
* Passenger in moving car, railway, bus, etc. (155 speakers)
This database is distributed as 1 DVD-ROM The speech files are stored as sequences of 8-bit, 8kHz a-law speech files and are not compressed, according to the specifications of SALA II. Each prompt utterance is stored within a separate file and has an accompanying ASCII SAM label file.
This speech database was validated by SPEX (the Netherlands) to assess its compliance with the SALA II format and content specifications.
Each speaker uttered the following items:
* 6 application words
The following age distribution has been obtained: 7 speakers are under 16, 643 speakers are between 16 and 30, 248 speakers are between 31 and 45, 169 speakers are between 46 and 60, and 8 speakers are over 60.
A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.