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Nautilus Speaker Characterization
Title:
Nautilus Speaker Characterization
ID:
LDC2018S17
https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/LDC2018S17
ISBN: 1-58563-868-4
ISLRN: 157-037-166-491-1
Online:
Yes
Archive:
Date:
2018
Publisher:
Linguistic Data Consortium
https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Description:
*Introduction* Nautilus Speaker Characterization was developed at the Technical University of Berlin and is comprised of approximately 155 hours of conversational speech from 300 German speakers aged 18 to 35 years (126 males and 174 females) with no marked dialect or accent, recorded in an acoustically-isolated room. The corpus was designed to support research on the detection of speaker social characteristics, such as personality, charisma and voice attractiveness. Four scripted and four semi-spontaneous dialogs simulating telephone call inquiries were elicited from the speakers. Additionally, spontaneous neutral and emotional speech utterances (predominantly excitement or frustration) and questions were produced. Speech corresponding to one of the semi-spontaneous dialogs was evaluated with respect to 34 continuous numeric labels of perceived interpersonal speaker characteristics (such as likable, attractive, competent, childish). For a set of 20 selected "extreme" speakers evaluated for their warmth-attractiveness, 34 naive voice descriptions (such as bright, creaky, articulate, melodious) were also evaluated. *Data* Interactions between speakers and their interlocutor (a recording assistant) are provided in separate mono files, accompanied by timestamps and tags that define the speaker's turns. Nearly all speech is sampled at 48 kHz, with some at 44.1 kHz. All speech files are 16-bit 1-channel flac compressed wav. This release contains all labels, together with the speech recordings and the speakers' metadata (e.g., age, gender, place of birth, chronological places of residence and duration of stay, parents' place of birth, self-assessed personality). *Samples* Please view this female sample and male sample. *Updates* None at this time.
Content language:
German
Linguistic type:
Primary text
DCMI type:
Sound
Other format:
Sampling Rate: 48000
Sampling Format: pcm
Distribution: Web Download
Other language:
German
Other rights:
Licensing Instructions for Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/language-resources/data/obtaining
Nautilus Speaker Characterization Agreement: https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/nautilus-speaker-characterization-agreement.pdf
Rights holder: Portions © 2018 Laura Fernández Gallardo, © 2018 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
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Archive: The LDC Corpus Catalog
Online: Yes
Linguistic type: Primary text
DCMI type: Sound
Content language: German
Date: 2000 and later
Date: 2010 - 2019
Contributor: Gallardo, Laura Fernández
Publisher: Linguistic Data Consortium
Publisher: https://www.ldc.upenn.edu
Title: Nautilus Speaker Characterization
Other format: Distribution: Web Download
Other format: Sampling Format: pcm
Other format: Sampling Rate: 48000
Other language: German
Other rights: Licensing Instructions for Subscription & Standard Members, and Non-Members: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/language-resources/data/obtaining
Other rights: Nautilus Speaker Characterization Agreement: https://catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/license/nautilus-speaker-characterization-agreement.pdf
Other rights: Rights holder: Portions © 2018 Laura Fernández Gallardo, © 2018 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania