Resource: Mandarin Chinese Telephone Speech Recognition Corpus - Person Name, Place Name (Mobile telephone 265)

Reference Mandarin Chinese Telephone Speech Recognition Corpus - Person Name, Place Name (Mobile telephone 265)
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 891-480-708-987-4
Resource Type Primary Text
Media Type Audio
Source
Language Chinese
Description

This corpus comprises 6,952 entries uttered by 265 speakers of different dialects, ages and various educational levels (134 males and 131 females), recorded over the mobile telephone network. The database comprises 13,942 Chinese personal names and place names. Speech samples are stored as a sequence of 16-bit 8kHz WAV for a total of 17.6 hours of speech. The total capacity of the data is 964 Mb.
Each speaker read 15-30 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