Fourth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Madrid, Spain
September 18-21, 1995

The Waxholm Application Database

J. Bertenstam, Mats Blomberg, Rolf Carlson, Kjell Elenius, Björn Granström, Joakim Gustafson, Sheri Hunnicutt, J. Hogberg, R. Lindell, L. Neovius, Lennart Nord, Antonio de Serpa-Leitao, N. Strom

Dept. Speech Communication and Music Acoustics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

This paper describes an application database collected in Wizard-of-Oz experiments in a spoken dialogue system, WAXHOLM. The system provides information on boat traffic in the Stockholm archipelago. The database consists of utterance-length speech files, their corresponding transcriptions, and log files of the dialogue sessions. In addition to the spontaneous dialogue speech, the material also comprise recordings of phonetically balanced reference sentences uttered by all 66 subjects. In the paper the recording procedure is described as well as some characteristics of the speech data and the dialogue.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bertenstam, J. / Blomberg, Mats / Carlson, Rolf / Elenius, Kjell / Granström, Björn / Gustafson, Joakim / Hunnicutt, Sheri / Hogberg, J. / Lindell, R. / Neovius, L. / Nord, Lennart / Serpa-Leitao, Antonio de / Strom, N. (1995): "The waxholm application database", In EUROSPEECH-1995, 833-836.