Slavic Languages in the MALACH Project

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“Slavic Languages in the MALACH Project” by J. Psutka, J. Hajic, and W. Byrne. In IEEE Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2004, IEEE. Invited Paper in Special Session on Multilingual Speech Processing (4 pages).

Abstract

The development of acoustic training material for Slavic languages within the MALACH project is described. Initial experience with the variety of speakers and the difficulties encountered in transcribing Czech, Slovak, and Russian language oral history are described along with ASR recognition results intended investigate the effectiveness of different transcription conventions that address language specific phenomena within the task domain.

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BibTeX entry:

@inproceedings{malach_icassp04,
   author = {J. Psutka and J. Hajic and W. Byrne},
   title = {Slavic Languages in the {MALACH} Project},
   booktitle = {IEEE Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing},
   year = {2004},
   note = {{\em Invited Paper in Special Session on Multilingual Speech
	Processing} (4 pages)},
   organization = {IEEE}
}

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