ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on
Speech Input/Output Assessment and Speech Databases

Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
September 20-23, 1989

An Automated System for ASR Performance Evaluation

Harry Chang, Alan Smith, George Vysotsky

NYNEX Corporation, Science & Technology, White Plains, New York, U.S.A.

This paper describes an automated evaluation system for measuring the performance of automatic speech recognizers (ASR). The use of an automated and reconfigurable test facility allows for the expedient evaluation of ASR used in specific applications of interest. It also allows the recognizers to be tested against speech database which reflects a number of operating environments. To accommodate heterogeneous ASR on the market a common test protocol and a generic ASR interface are provided to insure a very high degree of reproducibility of test results as well as the comparability of test results from different ASR.

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Bibliographic reference.  Chang, Harry / Smith, Alan / Vysotsky, George (1989): "An automated system for ASR performance evaluation", In SIOA-1989, Vol.2, 233-236.