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Children speech recording (English, spontaneous speech + pre-defined sentences)

Kennedy, James; Lemaignan, Séverin; Montassier, Caroline; Lavalade, Pauline; Irfan, Bahar; Papadopoulos, Fotios; Senft, Emmanuel; Belpaeme, Tony


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{
  "description": "<p>The dataset contains audio recordings (lossless WAV) of 11 young children (age M=4.9 years old; 5 females, 6 males).</p>\n\n<p>Recordings include:</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>free speech (retelling a picture book, \u2018Frog, Where Are You?\u2019 by Mercer Mayer)</li>\n\t<li>repeating 5 pre-defined short sentences (like 'the horse is in the stable')</li>\n\t<li>telling the numbers from 1 to 10</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>The recordings are in English and the participants include both native and non-native speakers.</p>\n\n<p>Each sample is recorded from 3 sources:</p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>A studio-grade microphone (Rode NT1-A)</li>\n\t<li>A portable microphone (Zoom H1)</li>\n\t<li>The two front microphones of the Aldebaran NAO robot</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>(note that, due to technical issues, a few (sample/microphone) combinations are missing).</p>\n\n<p>\u00a0</p>\n\n<p>For the free-speech recording, a manual segmentation of the utterances is provided as well.</p>", 
  "license": "http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode", 
  "creator": [
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Kennedy, James"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Lemaignan, S\u00e9verin"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Montassier, Caroline"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Lavalade, Pauline"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Irfan, Bahar"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Papadopoulos, Fotios"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Senft, Emmanuel"
    }, 
    {
      "affiliation": "Plymouth University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Belpaeme, Tony"
    }
  ], 
  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/200495", 
  "datePublished": "2016-12-13", 
  "keywords": [
    "speech", 
    "children", 
    "robot", 
    "spontaneous speech", 
    "voice", 
    "recordings"
  ], 
  "@context": "https://schema.org/", 
  "distribution": [
    {
      "contentUrl": "https://zenodo.org/api/files/6fec5caa-95b5-4ddf-be6a-ca3874f68fe7/english_children.zip", 
      "@type": "DataDownload", 
      "fileFormat": "zip"
    }
  ], 
  "identifier": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.200495", 
  "@id": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.200495", 
  "@type": "Dataset", 
  "name": "Children speech recording (English, spontaneous speech + pre-defined sentences)"
}
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