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DUTCH (The Netherlands)

Existing databases and their actors

Ongoing projects & new initiatives


The speech community in Holland is very active. Active participation in ESCA (president is L. Pols), ELSNET, EAGLES, EUROCOCOSDA, COCOSDA. Strong cooperation between academics and telecom. Strong national effort. Industrial involvement unknown.
SPEX, the Dutch Speech Processing Expertise Centre located in Leidschendam, is interested to get involved, as the Dutch node, in a European infrastructure for database collection and exploitation. It distributes some corpora. EUROM-1 to be made available on CD-ROM.

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