Free recording of spontaneous speech
Respeaking of a recording (previously recorded with the app or loaded from a wav file)
Translation of a recording (previously recorded or loaded)
Elicitation of speech from a text file, an image or a video, by loading it within the app
LIG-AIKUMA is a free Android app running on various mobile phones and tablets. The app proposes a range of different speech collection modes (recording, respeaking, translation and elicitation) and offers the possibility to share recordings between users. LIG-AIKUMA is built upon the initial AIKUMA app developed by S. Bird & F. Hanke (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aikuma for more information).
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We have been using daylong recordings (i.e., recordings gathered with a device worn by the child, as he/she goes about her normal day/night) for several years, including with children learning languages as diverse as Tsimane’ and Ju|’hoan. One of the most challenging aspects of annotating these data is to figure out the “cast of characters”: Read more about LIG-AIKUMA used to enrich a child language acquisition corpus collected in Bolivia[…]
Lig-Aikuma : une application mobile pour la collecte de parole sur le terrain
Welcome This is the web page for the Computational Approaches for Documenting and Analyzing Oral Languages Special Session at ICPhS 2019, the International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences, 5-9 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia. Summary The special session Computational Approaches for Documenting and Analyzing Oral Languages welcomes submissions presenting innovative speech data collection methods and/or assistance Read more about ICPhS 2019 Special Session[…]
The first lab on how to use LigAikuma will be given on July 9th 2018 at the BigDataSpeech 2018 summer school ! Laurent Besacier, will give a preliminary talk in the morning, and a lab in the afternoon !
A new version of LIG-Aikuma is available (see Download section). This version (v3.1.0) is dedicated to the app installed on phone running from Android 6.0 and higher. It automatically turn on required component permissions requests. Indeed, LIG-Aikuma needs 4 main component to work fine: Microphone, Storage, Phone and Location. Microphone is used to record speech. Read more about 4th release of LIG-Aikuma[…]
LIG is pleased to inform you that an update of Lig-Aikuma (V3) is available (see Download section). The app can also be downloaded from your phone/tablet on the Google Play Store. (soon) This new version and the older ones are is still available on the Forge. Here are the improvements made: Visual upgrade: + Waveform Read more about New release of LIG-Aikuma[…]
LIG is pleased to inform you that an update of Lig-Aikuma (V2) is available on the Forge. This version will be demonstrated at Interspeech 2016 in September… Here are the improvements made: Visual upgrade: + New filename rules (now the format is as follows: YYMMDD-hhmmss_lang_idDevice) + Progression bar in all modes + Background color and Read more about LIG-Aikuma Release[…]
Based on the Aikuma app by S. Bird and al., LIG-Aikuma is a tool to record, respeak and translate speech through a clean and easy-to-use interface. Furthermore it enables elicitation of speech from text, images or videos. There are clear file naming conventions, extended metadata information and the whole application is optimized for 10 inch Read more about LIG-Aikuma[…]