Welsh Speech Database
- To collect recorded speech from native speakers of Welsh .
- To annotate the recordings (semi-)automatically at various
- Acoustic-phonetic unit
- Intonation units
- To perform a statistical analysis of the annotated speech database, and to derive new information about the acoustic characteristics of Welsh speech sounds.
New data on the acoustic characteristics of Welsh speech sounds and Welsh prosody.
- Briony Williams
- Steve Isard (PI)
This work was funded by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, EPSRC grant GR/K84356: "An annotated speech database for Welsh and its application in speech technology"
Duration: October 1996 - March 2000
A summary of the project can be downloaded (in Postscript format).