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NCHLT isiZulu Speech Corpus
Orthographically transcribed broadband speech corpus of approximately 56 hours, including a test suite of 8 speakers.
Karen Calteaux
Meraka Institute, CSIR; North-West University
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC BY 3.0):
Charl van Heerden; Etienne Barnard; Jaco Badenhorst; Marelie Davel; Alta de Waal
Willem Basson; Nic de Vries; Febe de Wet; Thipe Modipa; Gehard van Huyssteen
N.J. de Vries, M.H. Davel, J. Badenhorst, W.D. Basson, F. de Wet, E. Barnard and A. de Waal, "A smartphone-based ASR data collection tool for under-resourced languages", Speech Communication, Volume 56, January 2014, pp 119–131.
Monolingual speech corpora: Annotated
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UTF8; 16 kHz; 16 bit
NCHLT Speech
Audio recordings smartphone-collected in non-studio environment; Text prompts from various sources, predominantly from (web)
210 speakers (98 female/112 male). Prompted speech (3-5 word utterances read from a smartphone screen).
Monolingual Speech Corpora: Annotated
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2018-02-06T09:24:25Z; 2018-03-05T17:09:42Z
2018-02-06T09:24:25Z; 2018-03-05T17:09:42Z

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