Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
This paper describes the outline of collecting and transcribing spontaneous spoken dialogues for VERBMOBIL, the German research project on mult ilingual processing of spontaneous speech. The method and conditions of data collection performed using the same scenario and the transliteration convention of spontaneous speech were described. The characteristics of VERBMOBIL corpus were presented in terms of the size of dialogues, turns, sentences, words, perplexity based on the linguistic analysis.
Bibliographic reference. Kurematsu, Akira / Akegami, Youichi / Burge, Susanne / Jekat, Susanne / Lause, Brigitte / Maclaren, Victoria L. / Oppermann, Daniela / Schultz, Tanja (2000): "VERBMOBIL dialogues: multifaced analysis", In ICSLP-2000, vol.4, 712-715.