Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Budapest, Hungary
September 5-9, 1999

Pronouncing Unknown Words Using Multi-Dimensional Analogies

Francois Yvon

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Telecommunications, Paris, France

In this paper, a model of analogy-based learning is pre-sented, whose main novelty is the crucial ability to pro-duce analogies in multi-dimensional input and output spaces. Evaluations are performed on various word pro-nunciation tasks, revealing the effectiveness of such joint learning strategies.

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Bibliographic reference.  Yvon, Francois (1999): "Pronouncing unknown words using multi-dimensional analogies", In EUROSPEECH'99, 199-202.