Third International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 94)

Yokohama, Japan
September 18-22, 1994

Creation and Analysis of the Dutch Polyphone Corpus

M. Damhuis (1), T. Boogaart (1), C. in't Veld (2), M. Versteijlen (2), W. Schelvis (1), L. Bos (2), Louis Boves (1,2,3)

(1) PTT Research; (2) SPEX; (3) Nijmegen University, The Netherlands

In this paper the linguistic design, speaker selection, and the recording and transliteration procedures for the Dutch POLYPHONE corpus are described in some detail. Over 5,000 have been recorded. The paper gives details of the distributions of the speakers according to regional and socio-economic background, sex and age of the speakers. Also, first results of the analysis of the linguistic contents of the recordings are reported.

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Bibliographic reference.  Damhuis, M. / Boogaart, T. / Veld, C. in't / Versteijlen, M. / Schelvis, W. / Bos, L. / Boves, Louis (1994): "Creation and analysis of the dutch polyphone corpus", In ICSLP-1994, 1803-1806.