Fourth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Madrid, Spain
September 18-21, 1995

Bulgarian Speech Database: A Pilot Study

A. Misheva (1), S. Dimitrova (2), V. Filipov (2,3), E. Grigoreva (2), M. Nikov (2), Peter Roach (4), S. Arnfield (4)

(1) Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(2) University of Sofia, Bulgaria
(3) University of Leeds, UK
(4) University of Reading, UK

The paper describes the construction of a database of Bulgarian speech which follows the protocols which were established by the ESPRIT SAM project and have become an accepted European standard for such work. A number of different transcription systems were attempted. Future work on other languages of Central and Eastern Europe will build on the foundations laid by the work reported here.

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Bibliographic reference.  Misheva, A. / Dimitrova, S. / Filipov, V. / Grigoreva, E. / Nikov, M. / Roach, Peter / Arnfield, S. (1995): "Bulgarian speech database: a pilot study", In EUROSPEECH-1995, 859-863.