Resources

Spoken Language Resources

This section lists the main resources developed at our lab, mainly for Basque. Most are freely available for research use.

Ahospeaker: Speech Database in Basque for Synthesis and Voice Conversion

Ahospeaker: Speech Database in Basque for Synthesis and Voice Conversion

 


500 phonetically balanced sentences recorded by 4 Male and 3 Female voice talents for Neutral style .
It was registered at 48kHz, 16bits, semi-professional room, 2 microphones and laryngograph included.

EmodB_EU3: Emotional Speech and Video Database

EmodB_EU3: Emotional speech database in Standard Basque


500 phonetically balanced sentences recorded by Male (Kepa) and Female (Jaione) voice talents for 4 emotions (Neutral, Joy, Sadness & Anger) .
It was registered at 48kHz, 16bits, semi-professional room, 2 microphones and laryngograph included.

EmodB_EU1: Emotional Speech and Video Database

EmodB_EU1: Emotional speech and video database in Standard Basque

170 items (sentences, words) repeated for the 6 MPEG emotions and neutral style, for a female voice. The audio was registered at 32kHz, 16bits, professional studio, 1 microphones and laryngograph included. Two cameras were used for video recordings (one frontal, one lateral). Face markers were used. The female voice has been segmented at phone level and manually revised for the neutral style. It is available for research use.  Please send us an email.

Navas, E., Hernáez, I., Castelruiz, A., Luengo, I. Obtaining and Evaluating an Emotional Database for Prosody Modelling in Standard Basque. LNAI 3206, pp. 393–400, 2004. ISSN: 0302-9743
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Voices for Speech Synthesis: Karolina & Peio

Karolina and Peio

702 phonetically balanced sentences repeated for the 6 MPEG emotions and neutral style, for male (Peio) and female (Karolina) voices. It also contains a continuous read speech of 8 min, also in 7 styles. It was registered at 48kHz, 16bits, semi-professional room, 2 microphones and laryngograph included. The female voice Karolina has been segmented at phone level and manually revised for the neutral style. It is available for research use.  Please send us an email.

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