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Japanese Voice Rating Project

Appen

Appen

Job ID
129154
Location
Hyogo
Post date
Sep 7, 2018
Industry
Translation / Interpretation
Function
Other Localization, Translation, Interpreting
Work Type
Contract / Entry Level
Salary
Amount not specified
  • To be discussed upon acceptance

Requirements

  • Japanese: Native level
  • English: Business level

Description

Appen is currently looking for native speakers of the following Japanese dialects:

Kansai-ben
Nagoya-ben
Hakata-ben
Project Description:

This task will involve listening to different computer voices in Japanese and providing ratings and comments according to how natural they sound. Participants’ feedback will be used to develop existing technologies in computerised voices in order to improve their authenticity.



Detailed Task

These projects involve listening to different TTS voices read the same sets of sentences and providing a number rating for how natural they sound, and then answering some open-ended questions about what makes the voices natural/unnatural and why.



Requirements (skills, education, linguistic discipline, additional expertise, etc.)

Native speaker of Japanese in the Kansai, Hakata or Nagoya dialects (grew up in Kansai region, Aichi prefecture or Kyushu).
Able to complete the task as soon as possible to meet our deadlines.
Appen in a Global leader in speech and language technology, specialising in providing high quality training data for machine learning. To find out more, go to www.appen.com



We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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