Resource: Chinese Mandarin (North) database
|Reference||Chinese Mandarin (North) database|
|Date of Submission||June 1, 2018, 11:40 a.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
|Size||172 hours of audio data, 100000 sentences|
This database contains the recordings of 500 Chinese Mandarin speakers from Northern China (250 males and 250 females), from 18 to 60 years’ old, recorded in quiet studios located in Shenzhen and in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China.
Demographics of native speakers from Northern China is as follows:
Speaker profile includes the following information: unique ID, place of birth, place where speaker lived the longest by the age of 16, and the number of years that the speaker lived there, age, gender, recording place.
Recordings were made through microphone headsets (ATM73a / AUDIO TECHNICA) and consist of 172 hours of audio data (about 30 minutes per speaker), stored in .WAV files as sequences of 48 KHz Mono, 16 bits, Linear PCM.
Recording script consists of :