MYCanCor: A Video Corpus of spoken Malaysian Cantonese


The Malaysia Cantonese Corpus (MYCanCor) is a collection of recordings of Malaysian Cantonese speech mainly collected in Perak, Malaysia. The corpus consists of around 20 hours of video recordings of spontaneous talk-in-interaction (56 settings) typically involving 2-4 speakers. A short scene description as well as basic speaker information is provided for each recording. The corpus is transcribed in CHAT (minCHAT) format and presented in traditional Chinese characters (UTF8) using the Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS). MYCanCor is expected to be a useful resource for researchers interested in any aspect of spoken language processing or Chinese multimodal corpora.

In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation
Andreas Liesenfeld
Andreas Liesenfeld
Postdoc in language technology

I am a social scientist working in Conversational AI. My work focuses on understanding how humans interact with voice technologies in the real world. I aspire to produce useful insights for anyone who designs, builds, uses or regulates talking machines. Late naturalist under pressure. “You must collect things for reasons you don’t yet understand.” — Daniel J. Boorstin