CSLU: 22 Languages Corpus

Item Name: CSLU: 22 Languages Corpus
Author(s): T Lander
LDC Catalog No.: LDC2005S26
ISBN: 1-58563-356-9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.35111/zkn2-5x88
Release Date: November 29, 2005
Member Year(s): 2005
DCMI Type(s): Sound
Sample Type: ulaw
Sample Rate: 8000
Data Source(s): telephone speech
Application(s): language teaching, language modeling, language identification, machine translation
Language(s): Yue Chinese, Vietnamese, Tamil, Swedish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Hindi, English, German, Arabic, Swahili, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Hungarian, Persian, Czech
Language ID(s): yue, vie, tam, swe, rus, por, pol, kor, jpn, ind, hin, eng, deu, ara, swa, spa, cmn, ita, hun, fas, ces
License(s): CSLU Agreement
Online Documentation: LDC2005S26 Documents
Licensing Instructions: Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members
Citation: Lander, T. CSLU: 22 Languages Corpus LDC2005S26. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2005.
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This file contains documentation on the CSLU: 22 Languages v 1.2, Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) catalog number LDC2005S26 and ISBN 1-58563-361-5.

Produced by Center for Spoken Language Understanding and distributed by the Linguistic Data Consortium, the 22 Languages corpus consists of telephone speech from 21 languages: Eastern Arabic, Cantonese, Czech, Farsi, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Vietnamese, and English. The corpus contains fixed vocabulary utterances (e.g. days of the week) as well as fluent continuous speech. Each of the 50,191 utterances is verified by a native speaker to determine if the caller followed instructions when answering the prompts. For this release, approximately 19,758 utterances have corresponding orthographic transcriptions in all the above languages except Eastern Arabic, Farsi, Korean, Russian, Italian.


For an exampe of this corpus, please listen to these Arabic and English audio samples.

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Questions regarding this corpus and about the Center for Spoken Language Understanding should be directed to Jan van Santen.

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