- The ISOLET speech database of spoken letters of the English
alphabet. The speech is high quality (16 kHz with a noise cancelling
microphone). 150 speakers x 26 letters of the English alphabet twice
in random order. The ISOLET data base can be purchased for $100 by
sending an email request to email@example.com. (This
covers handling, shipping and medium costs). The data base comes with
a technical report describing the data.
- CSLU has a telephone speech corpus of 1000 English alphabets.
Callers recite the alphabet with brief pauses between letters. This
database is available to not-for-profit institutions for $100. The data
base is described in the proceedings of the International Conference on
Spoken Language Processing.
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
- CSLU has released for universities its Continuous English Speech
Corpus. The corpus contains recorded speech from 690 different
speakers, with label files at various levels - including word level and
phonetic labels. The data were collected as part of the OGI
Multi-language telephone corpus. CSLU provides speech corpora to all
universities without charge. To order a corpus, print the license
agreement/order form, complete it, and fax it to the CSLU. A
description of the corpora and an order form are available:
- Contact: Mike Noel:
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