5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Sydney, Australia
November 30 - December 4, 1998

Universal Speech Tools: The CSLU Toolkit

Stephen Sutton (1), Ronald A. Cole (1), Jacques de Villiers (1), Johan Schalkwyk (2), Pieter Vermeulen (1), Michael W. Macon (1), Yonghong Yan (1), Edward Kaiser (1), Brian Rundle (1), Khaldoun Shobaki (1), John-Paul Hosom (1), Alex Kain (1), Johan Wouters (1), Dominic W. Massaro (3), Michael Cohen (3)

(1) Center for Spoken Language Understanding, Oregon Graduate Institute, USA
(2) Fluent Speech Technologies, USA
(3) University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

A set of freely available, universal speech tools is needed to accelerate progress in the speech technology. The CSLU Toolkit represents an effort to make core technology and fundamental infrastructure accessible, affordable and easy to use. The CSLU Toolkit has been under development for five years. This paper describes recent improvements, additions and uses of the CSLU Toolkit.

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Bibliographic reference.  Sutton, Stephen / Cole, Ronald A. / Villiers, Jacques de / Schalkwyk, Johan / Vermeulen, Pieter / Macon, Michael W. / Yan, Yonghong / Kaiser, Edward / Rundle, Brian / Shobaki, Khaldoun / Hosom, John-Paul / Kain, Alex / Wouters, Johan / Massaro, Dominic W. / Cohen, Michael (1998): "Universal speech tools: the CSLU toolkit", In ICSLP-1998, paper 0649.