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A Gold Standard Urdu Raw Text Corpus

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5161927  Words | 739 Titles | XML format | 5 domains.Urdu is one of the prominent language used in the Indian sub-continent. It belongs to the Indo-Aryan family. Urdu is influenced by Arabic and Persian. Urdu is written in the Perso-Arabic script. On the other hand region-wise Urdu language is co-existed side by side mostly in the northern part of India, north-west and eastern parts of India and Pakistan also, although understood and spoken occasionally in the rest of India. Urdu is arisen in the 10th century A.D. due to occupation relations, ethnic exchanges, relocations, and military expeditions. Urdu in India is basically developed in close contact with Persian, which was the language of administration and education during the period of Muslim rule.  LDC-IL Urdu Text Corpus developed according to various factors such as quality of the text, representativeness, retrievable format, size of corpus, authenticity, etc. For collecting text corpus LDC-IL adopts a standard category list of various domains and a prior set of criteria. The corpus of Urdu text can be broadly classified as literary and non- literary texts. A huge amount of literary texts are available in Urdu but scientific texts are less thus LDC-IL attempts to develop balanced text corpora of Urdu. Data has been collected from books, magazines, and newspapers and it is verified true to the original text.The available Text Corpus details: Domains Words Percentage of Total Corpus Aesthetics  2616382 50.69 % Commerce 28601 0.55 % Mass Media 843477 16.34 % Science and Technology 348082 6.74 % Social Sciences 1325385 25.68 % A detailed explanation of the Urdu Text Corpus will be available in the Urdu Text Corpus documentation.For any research-based citations, please use the following citations: Ramamoorthy, L., Narayan Choudhary, Mansoor Khan, Shahnawaz Alam, Bi Bi Mariyam & Rushda Idris Khan. 2019. A Gold Standard Urdu Raw Text Corpus.  Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.Choudhary, Narayan & L. Ramamoorthy. 2019. "LDC-IL Raw Text Corpora: An Overview"  in  Linguistic Resources for AI/NLP in Indian Languages, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore. pp. 1-10...


Urdu Raw Speech Corpus

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99:18:21 Hours | 64.2 GB | 499 Speakers | 88,708 Audio Segments | 48 kHz | 16 bit wav. Urdu is one of the Modern Indo-Aryan languages of India. It evolved from Shaurseni Apabhramsha. It uses Persio-Arabic script. The language in a region is influenced by other languages of the region, mother tongue of the speaker, etc. The reading speed, loudness, frequency etc. also differ depending on certain factors like age, gender etc. Linguistic data consortium collected the speech corpus through fieldwork. This read data is collected from various age groups of male and female native speakers. This data includes Texts, Sentences, Date Formats, and different wordlists.The available Speech Corpus details:             Total Speakers - 499 (252 Female and 247 Male) Domains Audio Segments Each Domain Duration Contemporary Text (News) 431 25:35:02 Creative Text 433 19:40:11 Sentence 10,646 8:00:38 Date Format 846 0:43:37 Command and Control Words 13,580 9:21:01 Person Name 6,577 2:55:41 Place Name 4,273 1:09:17 Most Frequent Word - Part 12,802 7:46:28 Most Frequent Word - Full Set 18,927 11:38:30 Phonetically Balanced Vocabulary 13,646 8:13:20 Form and Function Word 6,547 4:14:36 A detailed explanation of the Urdu Speech Corpus will be available in the Urdu Speech Data Documentation.For any research based citations, please use the following citations: Ramamoorthy, L., Narayan Choudhary,  Mansoor Khan, Shahnawaz Alam,  Bi Bi Mariyam & Rushda Idris Khan. 2019. Urdu Raw Speech Corpus. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.Choudhary, Narayan, Rajesha N., Manasa G. & L. Ramamoorthy. 2019. “LDC-IL Raw Speech Corpora: An Overview”  in Linguistic Resources for AI/NLP in Indian Languages. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.  pp. 160-174...

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