Data Collection

Equipment

HM
close talking head sets (AKG HC-577)
FM
large diaphragm microphone (AKG C-414) +  pop screen
LG
laryngograph -> F0 reference
V
video camera
LAWO
mixing-desk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sound Quality

  • 16 bit, 48 kHz sampling rate
  • average SNR over all speaking styles of 49.6dB
  • average SNR in conversational speech of 46.4dB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recording Procedure

 

1. Conversational   > 2. Elicited Commands > 3. Read Speech

 

1. Conversational

1.1 Speakers (two friends or two family members) enter the reception area: contracts and instructions

1.2  Speakers enter recording area. Instruction:  talk about whatever they want; they might use cards to start the conversation. 

1.3  Experimenter leaves the room,  returns in one hour.

Break

2. Elicited Commands

2.1  Speaker 1 enters recording area

2.2. Pictures on screen presented with SpeechRecorder elicit e.g., “Bitte die Tür schliessen!” 

3. Read Speech

3.1 Speaker 1 reads sentences and digits from screen

Break

2.1 - 3.1 for Speaker 2