AVICAR Project: Audio-Visual Speech Recognition at UIUC

 

Information for Human Subjects

  • Our project is building a speech database in a car environment. For human subjects, it is going to be one time recording session in a car.
  • In order to participate, you need to be either a student or an employee of the University of Illinois to be covered by the insurance policy.
  • To participate, you must be a native speaker of English.
  • You are encouraged to participate only when you are willing to authorize us to use your audio and video data recorded in the car for our reseach. Detailed information about this is stated in the Subject Consent Form.
  • Data collection is performed under the following five conditions;
    1. Car in idling
    2. Car running at 35 mph with all windows rolled up
    3. Car running at 35 mph with front windows rolled down
    4. Car running at 55 mph with all windows rolled up
    5. Car running at 55 mph with front windows rolled down
  • For each of the five cases, subject reads two sets of scripts under the following categories;
    1. Isolated digits
    2. Isolated letters
    3. Phone numbers
    4. Sentences
  • Data collection was performed around the rural area of Champaign-Urbana and it takes about 60 to 80 minutes total. $10 was paid for each participation.
  • This project is approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the University of Illinois.
  • Created by Bowon Lee Last updated May 15, 2008