Resource: Swiss-French SpeechDat(M)

Reference Swiss-French SpeechDat(M)
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 700-586-281-061-0
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Source
Language French
Description

The Swiss-French SpeechDat(M) project comprises 1000 recorded Swiss-French speakers (575 female and 425 male speakers) . The corpus contains phonetically rich sentences & application oriented utterances such as keywords, digits, etc..
Speech samples are stored as sequences of 8-bit 8 kHz A-law speech samples (before compression). 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.
The following items were recorded:
- 1 sequence of 6 single digits including the hash (#) and the star (*) symbols
- 1 sheet id number (5 connected digits / 1 natural number)
- 1 telephone number (spontaneous)
- 1 16-digit credit card number
- 2 natural numbers (1 + sheet id)
- 2 money amounts
- 1 quantity
- 3 spelled words
- 1 time phrase (prompted, word style)
- 1 date (spontaneous)
- 1 date (prompted)
- 1 yes/no question
- 1 city name (prompted)
- 1 city name (spontaneous)
- 5 function words
- 1 name (spelling table)
- 1 mother tongue (spontaneous)
- 1 education level (out of 3 choices)
- 1 telephone type (out of 6 choices)
- 10 sentences (read)
- 1 query to telephone directory (given the name and the city of subject)
- 1 free comment on the session

A pronunciation lexicon with a phonemic transcription in SAMPA is also included.

Version 1.0
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