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Scripted Monologue

English Speech Data - Scripted Monologue

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Published date
Sep 1, 2021
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Use case(s)

mobile speech

Model Applications

Acoustic Modelling, ASR Testing, Benchmarking

Packaging description

A zip file containing metadata files in tsv format and a folder with all the audio files
This dataset contains 122 hours of English Scripted Monologue data, recorded from speakers in United Kingdom.

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Dataset details


Domain Generic
Total recordings 79984
File size 13.13GB
Hours 122
Word error rate (%) Measurement indicating errors in alignment of text representation (actual vs. perfect) of audio, taking into account words omitted, inserted or wrongly replaced. 2.6%
Total prompts 79984
Unique prompts 79984
Average amount of recordings per speaker 289.8


Locale The language(s) and country(s) applicable to the speakers in the dataset. en-gb
Language English
Country United Kingdom
Female | Male | Unspecified View on chart 64% | 36% | 0%
Age View on chart 17-69
Accent(s) View on chart Aberdeenshire, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bath and North East Somerset, Belfast, Bexley, Birmingham, Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Bracknell Forest, Bradford, Bristol, City of, Bromley, Buckinghamshire, Caerphilly, Calderdale, Cambridgeshire, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Causeway Coast and Glens, Central Bedfordshire, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Cornwall, Coventry, Croydon, Cumbria, Denbighshire, Derby, Derbyshire, Derry City and Strabane, Devon, Doncaster, Dorset, Durham County, East Renfrewshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, East Sussex, Edinburgh, City of, Eilean Siar, Enfield, Essex, Fife, Gateshead, Glasgow City, Gloucestershire, Greenwich, Hampshire, Harrow, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Highland, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kingston upon Hull, Lancashire, Leeds, Leicester, Lewisham, Liverpool, London, City of, Manchester, Merthyr Tydfil, Milton Keynes, Neath Port Talbot, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newry, Mourne and Down, Norfolk, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, North Somerset, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire

Audio Details

Words 724974
Recording environment silent
Audio format WAV
Bits per sample 16
Device type mobile
Communication band broadband
Sample rate 16kHz

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