Resource: LILA Korean database
|Reference||LILA Korean database|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:30 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
The LILA Korean database collected in South Korea was recorded within the scope of the LILA project. It contains the recordings of 1,000 Korean speakers (500 males and 500 females) recorded over the Korean mobile telephone network.
The following acoustic conditions were selected as representative of a mobile user's environment (some speakers were recorded in several environments):
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 LILA. 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 LILA format and content specifications.
Each speaker uttered the following items:
The following age distribution has been obtained: 361 speakers are between 16 and 30, 360 speakers are between 31 and 45, and 279 speakers are between 46 and 60.
A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.