The LENA System Applied to Swedish: Reliability of the Adult Word Count Estimate

@inproceedings{Schwarz2017TheLS,
  title={The LENA System Applied to Swedish: Reliability of the Adult Word Count Estimate},
  author={Iris-Corinna Schwarz and Noor Botros and Alekzandra Lord and Amelie Marcusson and Henrik Tidelius and Ellen Marklund},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2017}
}
The Language Environment Analysis system LENATM is used to capture day-long recordings of children’s natural audio environment. The system performs automated segmentation of the recordings and provides estimates for various measures. One of those measures is Adult Word Count (AWC), an approximation of the number of words spoken by adults in close proximity to the child. The LENA system was developed for and trained on American English, but it has also been evaluated on its performance when… CONTINUE READING

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