7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

September 16-20, 2002
Denver, Colorado, USA

Automatic Recognition of Dutch Dysarthric Speech: a Pilot Study

Eric Sanders (1), Marina Ruiter (2), Lilian Beijer (2), Helmer Strik (1)

(1) University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands; (2) Sint Maartenskliniek, The Netherlands

This paper describes a feasibility study into automatic recognition of Dutch dysarthric speech. Recognition experiments with speaker independent and speaker dependent models are compared, for tasks with different perplexities. The results show that speaker dependent speech recognition for dysarthric speakers is very well possible, even for higher perplexity tasks. Keynotes and Tuesday Sessions


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Bibliographic reference.  Sanders, Eric / Ruiter, Marina / Beijer, Lilian / Strik, Helmer (2002): "Automatic recognition of dutch dysarthric speech: a pilot study", In ICSLP-2002, 661-664.