LINGUIST List 19.3665

Mon Dec 01 2008

Software: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update

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        1.    Helene Mazo, ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update

Message 1: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update
Date: 25-Nov-2008
From: Helene Mazo <>
Subject: ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update
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ELRA is happy to announce that 2 new Speech Resources are now available inits catalogue:

ELRA-S0292 Danish EUROM1 (EUROM1_D)EUROM1 is the first really multilingual speech database produced in Europe.Over 60 speakers per language pronounced numbers, sentences, isolated wordsusing close talking microphone.For more information, see:

ELRA-S0293 The HIWIRE database, a noisy and non-native English speechcorpus for cockpit communication The database contains 8,099 Englishutterances pronounced by non-native speakers (31 French, 20 Greek, 20Italian, and 10 Spanish speakers). The collected utterances correspond tohuman input in a command and control aeronautics application. The data wasrecorded in studio with a close-talking microphone and real noise recordedin an airplane cockpit was artificially added to the data. The signals areprovided in clean (studio recordings with close talking microphone), low,mid and high noise conditions. The three noise levels correspondapproximately to signal-to-noise ratios of 10dB, 5dB and -5 dB respectively.For more information, see:

For more information on the catalogue, please contact Valérie

Visit our On-line Catalogue:http://catalog.elra.infoVisit the Universal Catalogue:http://universal.elra.infoArchives of ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Updates:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics