EUROSPEECH 2001 Scandinavia
7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology
2nd INTERSPEECH Event

Aalborg, Denmark
September 3-7, 2001

                 

On Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition of Highly Inflectional Language - Czech

P. Ircing (1), P. Krbec (2), J. Hajic (2), J. Psutka (1), S. Khudanpur (3), Frederick Jelinek (3), William Byrne (3)

(1) University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic
(2) MFF UK, Czech Republic
(3) Johns Hopkins University, USA

A system for large vocabulary continuous speech recognition of highly inflectional language is introduced. Word-based recognition approach is compared with a morpheme-based recognition system. An experiment involving Czech N-best rescoring has been performed with encouraging results.

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Bibliographic reference.  Ircing, P. / Krbec, P. / Hajic, J. / Psutka, J. / Khudanpur, S. / Jelinek, Frederick / Byrne, William (2001): "On large vocabulary continuous speech recognition of highly inflectional language - czech", In EUROSPEECH-2001, 487-490.