ISCA Archive MPV 1998
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Modeling Pronunciation Variation

Rolduc, The Netherlands
4-6 May 1998


Pronunciation variants across systems, languages and speaking style
Martine Adda-Decker, Lori Lamel

Joint acoustic unit design and lexicon generation
M. Bacchiani, Mari Ostendorf

Pronunciation modelling in the RWTH large vocabulary speech recognizer
K. Beulen, S. Ortmanns, A. Eiden, S. Martin, L. Welling, J. Overmann, Hermann Ney

Speech recognition methods for non-native pronunciation variations
P. Bonaventura, F. Gallocchio, J. Mari, G. Micca

In search of pronunciation rules
Nick Cremelie, Jean-Pierre Martens

Introducing multiple pronunciations in Spanish speech recognition systems
Javier Ferreiros, Javier Macias-Guarasa, José M. Pardo, Luis Villarrubia

Effects of speaking rate and word frequency on conversational pronunciations
Eric Fosler-Lussier, Nelson Morgan

Automatic generation of multiple pronunciations based on neural networks and language statistics
Toshiaki Fukada, Takayoshi Yoshimura, Yoshinori Sagisaka

Speaking in shorthand - a syllable-centric perspective for understanding pronunciation variation
Steven Greenberg

An HMM-based probabilistic lexicon
Henrik Heine, Gunnar Evermann, Uwe Jost

Maximum likelihood modelling of pronunciation variation
Trym Holter, Torbjorn Svendsen

Generation and selection of pronunciation variants for a flexible word recognizer
Gunnar Lehtinen, Schamai Safra

Derivation of the optimal phonetic transcription set for a word from its acoustic realisations
Houda Mokbel, Denis Jouvet

Context and speed dependent phonemic models for continuous speech recognition
Feriel Mouria-Beji

Detecting and correcting poor pronunciations for multiword units
H. J. Nock, S. J. Young

Phonological component in automatic speech recognition
Guy Perennou, Laure Brieussel-Pousse

Visualizing speech trajectories
S. Douglas Peters, Peter Stubley

Pronunciation variations in emotional speech
Thomas S. Polzin, Alexander Waibel

Stochastic pronunciation modelling from hand-labelled phonetic corpora
M. Riley, W. Byrne, M. Finke, S. Khudanpur, Andrej Ljolje, J. McDonough, K. Nock, M. Saraclar, C. Wooters, G. Zavaliagkos

A surficial pronunciation model
Eric Sven Ristad, Peter N. Yianilos

Variation information in pronunciation dictionaries
Peter Roach, Simon Arnfield

Modeling pronunciation variations and coarticulation with finite-state transducers in CSR
Schamai Safra, Gunnar Lehtinen, Karl Huber

Statistical modelling of pronunciation: it's not the model, it's the data
Florian Schiel, Andreas Kipp, Hans-Günther Tillmann

Modeling pronunciation variation for ASR: overview and comparison of methods
Helmer Strik, Catia Cucchiarini

Improving the performance of a dutch CSR by modeling pronunciation variation
Mirjam Wester, Judith M. Kessens, Helmer Strik

Confidence measures for evaluating pronunciation models
Gethin Williams, Steve Renals

Dynamic and static improvements to lexical baseforms
Richard Wiseman, Simon Downey