1. "Spoken Language" and the DSR Projects Speech Corpus (PASL-DSR)

Producer, Project

Machine Intelligence and Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, University of Tsukuba

Grant-in-Aid for Developmental Scientific Research during 1989-1991

Contents

Monosyllables and isolated Words

  1. Japanese monosyllables (101 items) and monosyllables for loan words (9 items)
  2. ATR phonetically balanced words (216 items)

Continuous speech

  1. Sentences for speech quality test (7 sentences)
  2. Interrogative sentences (11 sentences)
  3. Sentences for Japanese language education (70 sentences)
  4. Aesop's fable "The North Wind and the Sun"
  5. Narrative sentences
  6. News sentences
  7. Sentences of weather forecast

Speaker

6 males and 6 females

Speech file format

RAW format (16 kHz, 16 bit, Mono, LittleEndian)

WAV format (16 kHz, 16 bit, Mono) renewal in August 2015

Distribution media

1 CD-ROM

Licensing

For research purpose only

Price

No fee

Update information

Convert speech files to wav format and revise all documents (August 2015)

Speech sample for test listening

Monosyllables

ATR phonetically balanced words

Sentences for speech quality test

Interrogative sentences

Sentences for Japanese language education

Aesop's fable "The North Wind and The Sun"

Narrative sentences

News sentences

Sentences of weather forecast

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