Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 5, Transcripts
|Item Name:||Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 5, Transcripts|
|Author(s):||Mohamed Maamouri, Tim Buckwalter, David Graff, Hubert Jin|
|LDC Catalog No.:||LDC2006T07|
|Release Date:||February 15, 2006|
|Data Source(s):||telephone conversations|
|Application(s):||language modeling, language teaching, machine learning, machine translation|
|Language(s):||North Levantine Arabic, South Levantine Arabic|
|Language ID(s):||apc, ajp|
LDC User Agreement for Non-Members
|Online Documentation:||LDC2006T07 Documents|
|Licensing Instructions:||Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members|
|Citation:||Maamouri, Mohamed, et al. Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 5, Transcripts LDC2006T07. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2006.|
Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 5, Transcripts, was developed by the Linguistic Data Consortuim (LDC) and contains transcripts for approximately 250 hours (1,660 calls) of Arabic Levantine telephone conversation collected between 2003 and 2005. The corresponding speech files may be found in Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 5, Speech (LDC2006S29).
This corpus is the combination of four former training data sets: LDC2004E21 and LDC2004E22, LDC2004E65 and LDC2004E66, Arabic CTS Levantine Fisher Training Data Set 3, Speech (LDC2005S07) and Arabic CTS Levantine Fisher Training Data Set 3, Transcripts (LDC2005T03), and Levantine Arabic QT Training Data Set 4 (Speech + Transcripts) (LDC2005S14). More than half of the speakers are Lebanese, the others are Jordanian, Palestinian, and Syrian. The table below shows the distribution of the speakers' national origin:
|Levantine speakers of undetermined national origin||484|
The corpus package documentation includes callers' demographic information and tables indicating the topics given at the beginning of each call.
All transcription files are encoded in UTF-8.
Please view the following transcript sample.
None at this time.