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Speech Database for 3-5 years old Korean Children

만 3-5세 유아의 한국어 음성 데이터베이스 구축

  • 유재권 (덕성여자대학교 컴퓨터학과) ;
  • 이경옥 (덕성여자대학교 유아교육학과) ;
  • 이경미 (덕성여자대학교 컴퓨터학과)
  • Received : 2012.02.16
  • Accepted : 2012.03.26
  • Published : 2012.04.28

Abstract

Children develop their language skill rapidly between age 3 and 5. To meet the child's language development through a variety of experiences, it is necessary to develop age-appropriate contents. So it needs to develop various contents using speech interface for children, but there is no speech database of korean children. In this paper, we develop speech database of 3 to 5 years old children in korean. For collecting accurate children's speech, child education experts examine in the speech database development process. The words for database are selected from MCDI-K in two stage and children speak a word three times. Such collected speech are tokenized by child and word and stored in database. This speech database will be transferred through web and, hopefully, be the foundation of development of children-oriented contents.

Keywords

Speech Recognition;Speech Database;Children Contents;Speech Interface

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