SEMOUR: A Scripted Emotional Speech Repository for Urdu

@article{Zaheer2021SEMOURAS,
  title={SEMOUR: A Scripted Emotional Speech Repository for Urdu},
  author={Nimra Zaheer and O. Ahmad and Ammar Ahmed and Muhammad Shehryar Khan and Mudassir Shabbir},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2021}
}
Designing reliable Speech Emotion Recognition systems is a complex task that inevitably requires sufficient data for training purposes. Such extensive datasets are currently available in only a few languages, including English, German, and Italian. In this paper, we present SEMOUR, the first scripted database of emotion-tagged speech in the Urdu language, to design an Urdu Speech Recognition System. Our gender-balanced dataset contains 15,040 unique instances recorded by eight professional… Expand

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