Resource: Mandarin Chinese Desktop Speech Recognition Corpus - SMS (120 people)

Reference Mandarin Chinese Desktop Speech Recognition Corpus - SMS (120 people)
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 578-093-820-659-8
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Language Chinese

This corpus comprises 7,142 entries uttered by 120 speakers of different dialects, ages and various educational levels (59 males and 61 females), recorded through head-mounted noise-canceling microphone. The database comprises 16,499 short messages (SMS). Speech samples are stored as a sequence of 16-bit 22.05kHz WAV for 21.7 hours of speech. The total capacity of the data is 3.2 Gb.
Each speaker read 120-150 items. Text files are stored in Unicode format. All data have been proofread manually.
The transcriptions include non-speech markers (background noise, background speech, speaker sounds) as well as markers for mispronunciation, channel distortions, words left-out and duplicates.
The corpus aims to be applied to the testing and telephone natural speech recognition system.

Version 1.0
Distributor ELRA