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

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Kennedy, James ; Lemaignan, Séverin ; Montassier, Caroline ; Lavalade, Pauline ; Irfan, Bahar ; Papadopoulos, Fotios ; Senft, Emmanuel ; Belpaeme, Tony
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.200495
  • Subject: robot | voice | speech | children | recordings | zenodo | Uncategorized | spontaneous speech

<p>The dataset contains audio recordings (lossless WAV) of 11 young children (age M=4.9 years old; 5 females, 6 males).</p> <p>Recordings include:</p> <ul> <li>free speech (retelling a picture book, ‘Frog, Where Are You?’ by Mercer Mayer)</li> <li>repeating 5 pre-defined short sentences (like 'the horse is in the stable')</li> <li>telling the numbers from 1 to 10</li> </ul> <p>The recordings are in English and the participants include both native and non-native speakers.</p> <p>Each sample is recorded from 3 sources:</p> <ul> <li>A studio-grade microphone (Rode NT1-A)</li> <li>A portable microphone (Zoom H1)</li> <li>The two front microphones of the Aldebaran NAO robot</li> </ul> <p>(note that, due to technical issues, a few (sample/microphone) combinations are missing).</p> <p> </p> <p>For the free-speech recording, a manual segmentation of the utterances is provided as well.</p>
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