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ALC - Alcohol Language Corpus

The aim of this project is to create a multi-style speech corpus of intoxicated speakers for the investigation of alcoholic intoxication on speech. The corpus contains speech of the same speakers under sober and intoxicated conditions. It comprises a variety of speaking styles ranging from simple digit strings over read speech, tongue twisters, application commands (elicited by situational prompting), monologues to real conversational speech. ALC aims at a total number of 150 speakers (75/75 female/male). Grade of intoxication is being monitored by breath and blood samples. This project is being conducted in close cooperation with the Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munich, and the Association against Alcohol and Drugs in Traffic (B.A.D.S.), Germany.

Status: finished 2012, see here for details and projects based on ALC.