TDT2 Mandarin Audio Corpus
|Item Name:||TDT2 Mandarin Audio Corpus|
|LDC Catalog No.:||LDC2001S93|
|Data Source(s):||broadcast news|
|Project(s):||TIDES, TDT, GALE, EARS|
|Application(s):||topic detection and tracking, speech recognition|
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|Online Documentation:||LDC2001S93 Documents|
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|Citation:||Graff, David. TDT2 Mandarin Audio Corpus LDC2001S93. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2001.|
Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) 2 Mandarin Audio Corpus contains approximatley 52 hours of recordings of broadcast news audio. The transcriptions to these recordings are available in the Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) 2 Multilanguage Text Version 4.0, LDC2001T57.
Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) refers to automatic techniques for finding topically related material in streams of data such as newswire and broadcast news. The TDT2 corpus was created to support three TDT2 tasks: find topically homogeneous sections (segmentation), detect the occurrrence of new events (detection), and track the reoccurrencce of old or new events (tracking).
Please see file.tbl for the directory structure of this publication, as well as a complete list of files.
The data files are recordings of Voice of America (VOA) news broadcasts. The data were collected daily over a period of six months (February-June 1998). The audio files in this corpus are single channel, 16 KHz, 16-bit linear SPHERE files.
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