Lessac Technologies, Inc. release of Voice Factory audiobook recordings for Blizzard 2013These data were made available to registered participants in the Blizzard Challenge 2013 and are now available under the same license terms to all researchers.
This data is released under a license for non-commercial use only. Read and accept the license. Once we have received your registration and your license, we will email you a password. All requests are manually checked.
Information about the speakerThe speaker's name is Catherine Byers (also known as Bobbie Byers). Here is a biography of her (provided by Lessac Tachnologies) and her IMDb page.
DownloadsThe following files are available to download from here:
- README - information about the training data
- training_inventory.xls - the authors' names, book titles and duration of the audiobooks included in the training set
- Lessac_Blizzard2013_CatherineByers_train.tar.bz2 - the training data
- *.zip - a subset of the training data provided as original waveform files (which have not been compressed)
0db66b7dad8136d0dcf89fa531df36e8 Lessac_Blizzard2013_CatherineByers_train.tar.bz2 c335681597eb0b91e9991e4e936a4cba README 676b09b5c604cd431d057c7062483581 training_inventory.xls dac5b44ccdc7094c7649a4a7133d65d8 BlackBeauty.zip f82c682ea4f5d8f6c6ba0db7ebc68ae9 mansfield1.zip ef5551c2b15631a3cd80b9c56fe9bf6d mansfield2.zip 1f9ba3bafea5dcd7c1e6df92dcd36e60 mansfield3.zip e55ee2b76ab0f7dcc21241bdd32186b0 pride_and_prejudice1.zip f40fed2b5b4d5eed1fdb23b000108187 pride_and_prejudice2.zip 1fa6023baf823b563d8ad25255d8a801 pride_and_prejudice3.zipand the sizes of the files are:
474M BlackBeauty.zip 15G Lessac_Blizzard2013_CatherineByers_train.tar.bz2 2.0K README_for_Lessac_Blizzard2013_CatherineByers_train 1.3G mansfield1.zip 1.1G mansfield2.zip 1.4G mansfield3.zip 937M pride_and_prejudice1.zip 477M pride_and_prejudice2.zip 1.1G pride_and_prejudice3.zip 23K training_inventory.xls
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