Parallel Audiobook Corpus
Data CreatorRibeiro, Manuel Sam
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh. School of Informatics
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CitationRibeiro, Manuel Sam. (2018). Parallel Audiobook Corpus, [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of Informatics. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/2468
DescriptionThe Parallel Audiobook Corpus (version 1.0) is a collection of parallel readings of audiobooks. The corpus consists of approximately 121 hours of speech at 22.05KHz across 4 books and 59 speakers. The data is provided in two formats. Chapter data contains the audiobook recording at the chapter level. Each chapter-level waveform is accompanied by the text and its respective word-level alignment. This format can be used if you are looking for a segmentation that does not correspond to utterance-level units. Segmented data provides a more traditional format for the corpus. The chapter-level alignment was segmented into utterances with waveforms organized by speaker. Note that, within each book, utterance identifiers are consistent across speakers, making it simple to find parallel data.
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