Bavarian Archive for Speech Signals
SmartKom - SKAUDIO 1.0
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The SmartKom corpora were produced at BAS in the years 1999 to 2003 within the
SmartKom project which was funded by the
German Ministry of Education and Science. The corpus consists of
multi-modal recordings ('sessions') of 224 persons in a Wizard-of-Oz setting.
More details regarding the specification and production can be found
here; an overview about the total corpus has been published at
Release SKAUDIO 1.0 contains all audio channel recordings of the
SmartKom corpora SmartKom Public, SmartKom Home and SmartKom Mobil.
Main technical features of release SKAUDIO 1.0
- Technical setup: Public, Home, Mobil
- 224 users
- 448 recording sessions
- Contained modalities:
- Annotations (see READMEs below for details):
- 2D gestures
- User states in three modalities
- Turn segmentation
- Documentation, TechDoks and publications
- All annotations compatible to the 'BAS Partitur Format' (BPF)
Recording sessions : Overview
This table contains an overview about all SmartKom recording sessions
(many of them might not be contained on this release!). For each recording
one line with 35 TAB separated colums contains the following
data: session id and dvd number (1-2), recorded modalities (channels, 3-20),
annotations (21-26) and some selected features of the user.
As you can see not all recordings have the full range of modalities
or annotations (missing parts are marked with a '-'). The above table
is intended to simplify the selection of recording sessions for specific
Availablility and fees
Since the SmartKom corpus was produced with public fundings, there
are no restrictions to use the data except that the corpus as well
as parts of it must not be distributed explicitly to third parties
(the distribution of implicit data as statistical models, rules derived from
the data, etc. is permitted).
The fee for the total release SKAUDIO 1.0 is:
SmartKom SKAUDI 1.0
9 DVD-5 UDF + Postage + Packaging
EUR 2.300,- (ELRA Members 50% discount)
It is possible to order parts or selected channels from the distribution.
For example you might be interested only in the facial video channel
in combination with user state labeling or in the audio channels in
combination with the transliteration. The distribution fee is
caculated by the number of needed DVD-5 for distribution times
the BAS distribution fee.
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