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Category:   E-Material
Subject:   ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update
Email:   info_(on)_elda.org
Date received:   14 Nov 2012

Our apologies if you have received multiple copies of this announcement. ***************************************************************** ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update ***************************************************************** ELRA is happy to announce that 1 new Speech Desktop/Microphone Resource is now available in its catalogue. ELRA-S0347 GlobalPhone Hausa The GlobalPhone Hausa corpus contains 7,895 utterances spoken by 33 male and 69 female speakers in the age range of 16 to 60 years. Native speakers of Hausa were asked to read prompted sentences of newspaper articles. The entire collection took place in 5 different locations in Cameroon. The speech data contains a variety of accents: Maroua, Douala, Yaoundé, Bafoussam, Ngaoundéré, and Nigeria. For more information, see: http://catalog.elra.info/product_info.php?products_id=1177 The GlobalPhone corpus developed in collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) was designed to provide read speech data for the development and evaluation of large continuous speech recognition systems in the most widespread languages of the world, and to provide a uniform, multilingual speech and text database for language independent and language adaptive speech recognition as well as for language identification tasks. The corpus now consists of 20 languages: Arabic (ELRA-S0192), Bulgarian (ELRA-S0319), Chinese-Mandarin (ELRA-S0193), Chinese-Shanghai (ELRA-S0194), Croatian (ELRA-S0195), Czech (ELRA-S0196), French (ELRA-S0197), German (ELRA-S0198), Hausa (ELRA-S0347), Japanese (ELRA-S0199), Korean (ELRA-S0200), Polish (ELRA-S0320), Portuguese (Brazilian) (ELRA-S0201), Russian (ELRA-S0202), Spanish (Latin America) (ELRA-S0203), Swedish (ELRA-S0204), Tamil (ELRA-S0205), Thai (ELRA-S0321), Turkish (ELRA-S0206), Vietnamese (ELRA-S0322). Until 31 December 2012, the complete set of 20 languages is available under the same conditions as the previous set of 19 languages. For more information on the catalogue, please contact Valérie Mapelli mailto:mapelli_(at)_elda.org Visit our On-line Catalogue: http://catalog.elra.info Visit the Universal Catalogue: http://universal.elra.info Archives of ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Updates: http://www.elra.info/LRs-Announcements.html ATT00001 __________________________________________ - ELSNET mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org - To manage your subscription go to: http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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