An Automatic Child-Directed Speech Detector for the Study of Child Language Development

  title={An Automatic Child-Directed Speech Detector for the Study of Child Language Development},
  author={Soroush Vosoughi and Deb Roy},
In this paper, we present an automatic child-directed speech detection system to be used in the study of child language development. Child-directed speech (CDS) is speech that is directed by caregivers towards infants. It is not uncommon for corpora used in child language development studies to have a combination of CDS and non-CDS. As the size of the corpora used in these studies grow, manual annotation of CDS becomes impractical. Our automatic CDS detector addresses this issue. The focus of… CONTINUE READING

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