Resource: SALA Spanish Venezuelan Database
|Reference||SALA Spanish Venezuelan Database|
|Date of Submission||Jan. 24, 2014, 4:31 p.m.|
|Resource Type||Primary Text|
The SALA Spanish Venezuelan database contains the recordings of 1,000 Venezuelan speakers (504 males, 496 females) recorded over the Venezuelan fixed telephone network. This database is partitioned into 5 CD-ROMs The speech files are stored as sequences of 8-bit, 8kHz mu-law speech files and are not compressed, according to the specifications of SALA. Each prompt utterance is stored within a separate file and has an accompanying ASCII SAM label file.
This speech database was validated by SPEX (the Netherlands) to assess its compliance with the SALA format and content specifications.
Each speaker uttered the following items:
* 6 application words
The following age distribution has been obtained: 7 speakers are under 16, 476 speakers are between 16 and 30, 330 speakers are between 31 and 45, 177 speakers are between 46 and 60, and 10 speakers are over 60.