8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association

Antwerp, Belgium
August 27-31, 2007

SPICE: Web-Based Tools for Rapid Language Adaptation in Speech Processing Systems

Tanja Schultz, Alan W. Black, Sameer Badaskar, Matthew Hornyak, John Kominek

Carnegie Mellon University, USA

In this paper we describe the design and implementation of a user interface for SPICE, a web-based toolkit for rapid prototyping of speech and language processing components. We report on the challenges and experiences gathered from testing these tools in an advanced graduate hands-on course, in which we created speech recognition, speech synthesis, and small-domain translation components for 10 different languages within only 6 weeks.

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Bibliographic reference.  Schultz, Tanja / Black, Alan W. / Badaskar, Sameer / Hornyak, Matthew / Kominek, John (2007): "SPICE: web-based tools for rapid language adaptation in speech processing systems", In INTERSPEECH-2007, 2125-2128.