Multilingual Speech Databases at LDC

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Multilingual Speech Databases at LDC
As multilingual products and technology grow in importance, the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) intends to provide the resources needed for research and development activities, especially in telephone-based, small-vocabulary recognition applications; language identification research; and large vocabulary continuous speech recognition research. The POLYPHONE corpora, a multilingual "database of databases," are specifically designed to meet the needs of telephone application development and testing. Data sets from many of the world's commercially important languages will be available within the next few years. Language identification corpora will be large sets of spontaneous telephone speech in several languages with a wide variety of speakers, channels, and handsets. One corpus is now available, and current plans call for corpora of increasing size and complexity over the next few years. Large vocabulary speech recognition requires transcribed speech, pronouncing dictio...
John J. Godfrey
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Type Conference
Year 1994
Authors John J. Godfrey
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