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Title:IARPA Babel Assamese Language Pack IARPA-babel102b-v0.5a
Access Rights:Licensing Instructions for Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/language-resources/data/obtaining
Bibliographic Citation:Bills, Aric, et al. IARPA Babel Assamese Language Pack IARPA-babel102b-v0.5a LDC2016S06. Web Download. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2016
Contributor:Bills, Aric
Bishop, Judith
David, Anne
Dubinski, Eyal
Fiscus, Jonathan G.
Gillies, Breanna
Gnanadesikan, Amalia
Harper, Mary
Hammond, Simon
Jarrett, Amy
Molina, María Encarnación Pérez
Ray, Jessica
Rytting, Anton
Paget, Shelley
Shen, Wade
Silber, Ronnie
Tzoukermann, Evelyne
Wong, Jamie
Date (W3CDTF):2016
Date Issued (W3CDTF):2016-08-15
Description:*Introduction* IARPA Babel Assamese Language Pack IARPA-babel102b-v0.5a was developed by Appen for the IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity) Babel program. It contains approximately 205 hours of Assamese conversational and scripted telephone speech collected in 2012 and 2013 along with corresponding transcripts. The Babel program focuses on underserved languages and seeks to develop speech recognition technology that can be rapidly applied to any human language to support keyword search performance over large amounts of recorded speech. *Data* The speech in this release represents three dialects spoken in Assam, a state in northeastern India. The gender distribution among speakers is approximately even; speakers' ages range from 16 years to 66 years. Calls were made using different telephones (e.g., mobile, landline) from a variety of environments including the street, a home or office, a public place, and inside a vehicle. All audio data is presented as 8kHz 8-bit a-law encoded audio in sphere format. Transcripts are available in two versions: Assamese script and a romanization scheme developed by Appen Butler Hill, both encoded in UTF-8. Further information about transcription methodology is contained in the documentation accompanying this release. Evaluation data is available from NIST in support of OpenKWS. *Samples* Please view the following samples: * Audio Sample * Transcription Sample * Romanized Transcription Sample *Updates* None at this time.
Extent:Corpus size: 5984384 KB
Format:Sampling Rate: 8000
Sampling Format: a-law
ISBN: 1-58563-762-9
ISLRN: 108-288-201-055-7
DOI: 10.35111/0fgh-ma62
Language (ISO639):asm
License:IARPA Babel Assamese Agreement (For-Profit): https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/iarpa-babel-assamese-agreement-for-profit.pdf
IARPA Babel Assamese Agreement (Non-Member): https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/iarpa-babel-assamese-agreement-non-member.pdf
IARPA Babel Assamese Agreement (Not-For-Profit): https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/iarpa-babel-assamese-agreement-not-for-profit.pdf
Medium:Distribution: Web Download
Publisher:Linguistic Data Consortium
Publisher (URI):https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Relation (URI):https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/docs/LDC2016S06
Rights Holder:Portions © 2015 U.S. Government
The U.S. Government acquired this data from Appen Pty Ltd, which assigned the copyright to the data to the U.S. Government.
Type (DCMI):Sound
Type (OLAC):primary_text


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Citation: Bills, Aric; Bishop, Judith; David, Anne; Dubinski, Eyal; Fiscus, Jonathan G.; Gillies, Breanna; Gnanadesikan, Amalia; Harper, Mary; Hammond, Simon; Jarrett, Amy; Molina, María Encarnación Pérez; Ray, Jessica; Rytting, Anton; Paget, Shelley; Shen, Wade; Silber, Ronnie; Tzoukermann, Evelyne; Wong, Jamie. 2016. Linguistic Data Consortium.
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