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Title:TDT4 Multilingual Broadcast News Speech Corpus
Access Rights:Licensing Instructions for Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/language-resources/data/obtaining
Bibliographic Citation:Kong, Junbo, and David Graff. TDT4 Multilingual Broadcast News Speech Corpus LDC2005S11. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2005
Contributor:Kong, Junbo
Graff, David
Date (W3CDTF):2005
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2005-05-15
Description:*Introduction* TDT4 Multilingual Broadcast News Speech Corpus was developed by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) with support from the DARPA TIDES (Translingual Information Detection, Extraction and Summarization) Program. This release contains the complete set of American English, Modern Standard Arabic and Mandarin Chinese broadcast news audio used in the 2002 and 2003 Topic Detection and Tracking technology evaluations. The transcripts corresponding to the audio contained in this release, along with newswire data and topic relevance annotations, can be found in LDC Publication LDC2005T16, TDT4 Multilingual Text and Annotations. Topic Detection and Tracking (TDT) refers to automatic techniques for finding topically related material in streams of data such as newswire and broadcast news. Evaluation tasks in 2002 and 2003 included the segmentation of a news source into stories, the tracking of known topics, the detection of unknown topics, the detection of initial stories on unknown topics, and the detection of pairs of stories on the same topic. *Samples* Please examine these wave files for an example of this corpus. * Arabic * English * Mandarin *Updates* The initial July 2005 release contained an error in which a small number of files were misnamed. That error has been corrected. Users who received the original release should have also received the correction. Anyone who ordered this publication before Nov. 1, 2005 and has not received a correction should contact LDC's Membership Office at ldc@ldc.upenn.edu.
Extent:Corpus size: 42972765 KB
Format:Sampling Rate: 16000
Sampling Format: 2-channel
ISBN: 1-58563-338-0
ISLRN: 381-876-213-869-8
Standard Arabic
Mandarin Chinese
Language (ISO639):eng
License:LDC User Agreement for Non-Members: https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/ldc-non-members-agreement.pdf
Medium:Distribution: Web Download
Publisher:Linguistic Data Consortium
Publisher (URI):https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Relation (URI):https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/docs/LDC2005S11
Rights Holder:Portions © 2000-2001: Xinhua News Agency, Agence France-Presse, New York Times, Associated Press Newswire, Zaobao, An-Nahar, Al-Hayat, Nile TV, Voice of America, Public Radio International, Cable News Network, American Broadcasting Corporation, National Broadcasting Company, China National Radio, China Television System, China Central TV, China Broadcasting System, © 2000-2001, 2005 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

The World is a co-production of Public Radio International and the British Broadcasting Corporation and is produced at WGBH Boston.
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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