Voice Across Hispanic America (VAHA) is a corpus of Spanish telephone
speech, recorded digitally from 915 native speakers of Spanish in
various parts of the United States. With nearly 39,000 recorded and
transcribed utterances, VAHA will be useful for a variety of research
studies, but it is intended primarily for speech technology research
and development in telecommunications applications. It is patterned
after Macrophone (1), an American English corpus (LDC94S21) which is widely used for this
This corpus was collected by Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX for the
Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania.
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