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Classification of general strategies for recording and prompting

When designing a SPEECH DATABASE a number of decisions have to be made concerning the size and content of utterance lists, size of TAKES, length of SESSIONS, methods of prompting and recording, and dealing with errors. It is assumed in the following that a digital storage method is to be used, although many of the points in the following would apply in a slightly modified form for an analogue recording system.

There follows a classification and discussion of some of the design areas.

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