Resource: Greek SpeechDat(II) FDB-5000
|Reference||Greek SpeechDat(II) FDB-5000|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:29 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
|Language||Greek, Modern (1453-)|
The Greek SpeechDat(II) FDB-5000 database contains the recordings of 5,000 Greek speakers (2,405 males, 2,595 females) recorded over the Greek fixed telephone network.The FDB-5000 database is partitioned into 25 CDs in ISO 9660 format.
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:
* 2 isolated digits
The following age distribution has been obtained: 512 speaker are under 16, 2,555 speakers are between 16 and 30, 1,199 speakers are between 31 and 45, 653 speakers are between 46 and 60, 74 speakers are over 60, and the age of 7 speakers is unknown.
A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.