The Human Speechome Project

@inproceedings{Roy2006TheHS,
  title={The Human Speechome Project},
  author={Deb K. Roy and Rupal Patel and Philip DeCamp and Rony Kubat and Michael Fleischman and Brandon Roy and Nikolaos Mavridis and Stefanie Tellex and Alexia Salata and Jethran Guinness and Michael Levit and Peter Gorniak},
  booktitle={EELC},
  year={2006}
}
The Human Speechome Project is an effort to observe and computationally model the longitudinal course of language development for a single child at an unprecedented scale. We are collecting audio and video recordings for the first three years of one child's life, in its near entirety, as it unfolds in the child's home. A network of ceiling-mounted video cameras and microphones are generating approximately 300 gigabytes of observational data each day from the home. One of the worlds largest… 
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Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition. In a pilot effort, we have recorded 230,000 hours of
New horizons in the study of child language acquisition
Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition. In a pilot effort, we have recorded 230,000 hours of
New horizons in the study of child language acquisition
  • D. Roy
  • Psychology
    INTERSPEECH
  • 2009
TLDR
Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition and preliminary speech analysis reveals surprising levels of linguistic fine-tuning by caregivers that may provide crucial support for word learning.
New horizons in the study of child language acquisition
Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition. In a pilot effort, we have recorded 230,000 hours of
New horizons in the study of child language acquisition
Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition. In a pilot effort, we have recorded 230,000 hours of
New horizons in the study of child language acquisition
Naturalistic longitudinal recordings of child development promise to reveal fresh perspectives on fundamental questions of language acquisition. In a pilot effort, we have recorded 230,000 hours of
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Totalrecall: visualization and semi-automatic annotation of very large audio-visual corpora
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A system for visualizing, annotating, and analyzing very large collections of longitudinal audio and video recordings designed to address the requirements of projects like the Human Speechome Project, which has more than 100,000 hours of multitrackaudio and video collected over a twentytwo month period.
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