14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-14)
San Francisco, CA, USA
The objective of the EU-funded SpeechDat project was to create large-scale speech databases for voice-driven teleservices. The paper deals with the design of two such Swedish resources: 5000 speakers over the fixed telephone network, and 1000 over the mobile network. It also reports on experiences from speaker recruitment and presents statistics on speaker distribution. Results regarding orthographic labelling of pronunciation, pronunciation errors and non-speech events are also included.
Bibliographic reference. Elenius, Kjell (1999): "Experiences from building two large telephone speech databases for Swedish", In ICPhS-14, 1741-1744.