Resource: Spanish SpeechDat(II) FDB-4000
|Reference||Spanish SpeechDat(II) FDB-4000|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
The Castillian Spanish SpeechDat(II) FDB-4000 contains the recordings of 4,000 Castillian Spanish speakers (2,061 males, 1,939 females) recorded over the Spanish fixed network. It is partitioned into 14 CDs.
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.
This speech database was validated by SPEX (the Netherlands) to assess its compliance with the SpeechDat format and content specifications.
Each speaker uttered the following items:
* 3 application words
The following age distribution has been obtained: 42 speakers are under 16, 2,234 are between 16 and 30, 844 are between 31 and 45, 764 are between 46 and 60, and 116 are over 60.
A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.
This database includes the Spanish SpeechDat(II) FDB-1000 (ref. ELRA-S0101).