ISCA Archive ICSLP 1994
ISCA Archive ICSLP 1994

Improvements in beam search

Volker Steinbiss, Bach-Hiep Tran, Hermann Ney

Time-synchronous beam search has successfully been employed in the Philips continuous-speech recognizer for several years now, handling a vocabulary of 20 000 words and more. We have now improved the search procedure with two robust pruning methods that drastically reduce both average and peak search effort.


Cite as: Steinbiss, V., Tran, B.-H., Ney, H. (1994) Improvements in beam search. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1994), 2143-2146

@inproceedings{steinbiss94_icslp,
  author={Volker Steinbiss and Bach-Hiep Tran and Hermann Ney},
  title={{Improvements in beam search}},
  year=1994,
  booktitle={Proc. 3rd International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 1994)},
  pages={2143--2146}
}