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Lwazi English ASR corpus
Complete audio recordings and orthographic transcriptions used for Lwazi speech recognition systems.
Jaco Badenhorst
Meraka Institute, CSIR
Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 South Africa License:
Charl van Heerden; Etienne Barnard; Jaco Badenhorst; Marelie Davel
E. Barnard, M. Davel and C. van Heerden, "ASR Corpus Design for Resource-Scarce Languages," in Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech), Brighton, United Kingdom, September 2009, pp. 2847-2850.
Monolingual speech corpora: Annotated
312 Mb (unzipped)
Transcriptions: a) One utterance per file b) ANSI (Unicode) c) txt Audio: a) 8 KHz b) 16-bit c) 1 Channel; telephone d) wav
Books; Government Documents; Periodicals; Web
196 speakers (~14 elicited utterances, ~16 phonetically balanced read sentences).
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2018-02-05T20:22:59Z; 2018-03-05T17:51:49Z
2018-02-05T20:22:59Z; 2018-03-05T17:51:49Z

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