ISCA Archive Eurospeech 1999
ISCA Archive Eurospeech 1999

Automatic modeling of pronunciation variations

Ellen Eide

We report on an automatic method for discovering an appropriate model topology for each context-dependent phoneme, allowing for such phenomena as reduced pronunciations and substituted phonemes. The method leads to a reduction in the word error rate on both the Wall Street Journal and Broadcast News databases.


doi: 10.21437/Eurospeech.1999-116

Cite as: Eide, E. (1999) Automatic modeling of pronunciation variations. Proc. 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech 1999), 451-454, doi: 10.21437/Eurospeech.1999-116

@inproceedings{eide99_eurospeech,
  author={Ellen Eide},
  title={{Automatic modeling of pronunciation variations}},
  year=1999,
  booktitle={Proc. 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech 1999)},
  pages={451--454},
  doi={10.21437/Eurospeech.1999-116}
}