Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology
Navigation queries are typical examples of contexts in which a recognizer may have to deal with non-native names. In order to build a pronunciation lexicon with these names, special GtoP rules may be derived. The paper addresses this problem in the context of naviga-tion queries in French including German names and vice-versa. The special GtoP rules were mostly based on statis-tics derived from cross-lingual spoken corpora.
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Bibliographic reference. Trancoso, Isabel / Viana, Céu / Mascarenhas, Isabel / Teixeira, Carlos (1999): "On deriving rules for nativised pronunciation in navigation queries", In EUROSPEECH'99, 195-198.