Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Budapest, Hungary
September 5-9, 1999

Czech Language Database of Car Speech and Environmental Noise

Petr Pollák, Josef Vopička, Pavel Sovka

Czech Technical University in Prague, Praha, Czech Republic

This paper will present new Czech language two-channel (stereo) speech database recorded in car environment. The created database was designed for experiments with speech enhancement for communication purposes and for the study and the design of a robust speech recognition systems. It respects car noise environment which is currently at the top of the interest. Tools for automated phoneme labelling based on Baum-Welch re-estimation were designed. The noise analysis of the car background environment was done.

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Bibliographic reference.  Pollák, Petr / Vopička, Josef / Sovka, Pavel (1999): "Czech language database of car speech and environmental noise", In EUROSPEECH'99, 2263-2266.