1 In this work we present a telephone speech database for Basque, compliant with the guidelines of the Speechdat project. The database contains 1060 calls from the fixed telephone network. We first describe the main aspects of the database design. We also present the recognition results using the database and a set of procedures following the language… (More)
In this paper the basic features of the intonational structure of Bermeo Basque (BB) are analyzed. In BB there exists a lexical distinction between accented and unaccented words. Accented words are always stressed, and unaccented words (not containing any accented morphemes) only receive stress on their final syllable when they are immediately preceding the… (More)
This paper presents the sound archive of dialectal varieties of spoken Basque called BIZKAIFON. This database contains sound archives with their associated information and it is accessible via a web interface. A prototype of BIZKAIFON is available at http://bizkaifon.ehu.es/.