Resource: Mandarin Chinese Desktop Speech Recognition Corpus - Digit String (849 people)

Reference Mandarin Chinese Desktop Speech Recognition Corpus - Digit String (849 people)
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 886-056-542-487-1
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Source
Language Chinese
Description

This corpus comprises 750 entries uttered by 849 speakers of different dialects, ages and various educational levels (420 males and 429 females), recorded over 2 channels (Mic1: SHURE SM58; Mic2: Labtec Axis-002). The database comprises 12,750 digit strings per channel. Speech samples are stored as a sequence of 16-bit 44.1kHz WAV for 21 hours of speech per channel. The total capacity of the data is 12.9 Gb.
Each speaker read 15 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